Single-practice GPs are struggling to find locums, so it is difficult for them take summer holidays.
Sat, 09 Jul, 2016
Sat, 04 Jun, 2011
LABOUR’s director of elections, Ruairí Quinn, has predicted the party is set to double its current representation in the next Dáil by winning in excess of 40 seats.
Fri, 11 Feb, 2011
LABOUR leader Eamon Gilmore believes his party is about to “recast the political map of this country”.
Sat, 22 May, 2010
A MYSTERY figure from Clare intercounty GAA, with national prominence, is being lined up for a fight to win back a Dáil seat in the constituency.
Mon, 19 Apr, 2010
WHILE the rest of the Labour Party clearly knew it was meeting in Galway, new recruit Jerry Cowley seemed to believe he had pitched-up in Sycophant City.
LABOUR vowed to reverse public sector pay-cuts last night as the party’s conference saw it demand a fairer crack of the whip from RTÉ.
Sat, 17 Apr, 2010
The former Mayo TD Jerry Cowley has joined the Labour Party.
Fri, 16 Apr, 2010
PAYMENTS to GPs under the medical card scheme and other State subsidies more than trebled in the past decade, reaching a record €440 million last year.
Mon, 20 Oct, 2008
PAYMENTS to GPs under the medical card scheme and other state subsidies more than trebled in the past decade, reaching a record €440 million last year.
Wed, 17 Sep, 2008
ON THE WAY IN: 10 tipped to win
Tue, 15 May, 2007
An opinion poll has predicted that the five sitting TDs in Mayo will all retain their Dáil seats at the upcoming election.
Tue, 24 Apr, 2007
Fine Gael would struggle to take three of the five Dáil seats in County Mayo if an election were to be held in the morning, according to an opinion poll commissioned by the Western People.
Tue, 27 Mar, 2007
A NEW opinion poll for Mayo suggests Enda Kenny’s profile as Fine Gael leader may not be enough to secure the party three seats in the constituency.
FIANNA FÁIL members should not ignore the houses of “blueshirts” or “provos” when canvassing for votes, Junior Minister Brendan Smith told delegates.
Mon, 26 Mar, 2007
TAXPAYERS forked out over €3 million in garda costs to police the Shell gas terminal in Mayo for less than four months, new figures reveal.
Fri, 02 Feb, 2007
ANTI-WAR protesters yesterday reacted angrily to suggestions that Knock Airport could be opened to US military aircraft.
Mon, 15 Jan, 2007
Anti-war protesters reacted angrily today to suggestions that Knock Airport could be opened to US military aircraft.
Sun, 14 Jan, 2007
Knock airport could be joining Shannon as a refuelling stop for American military transport planes.
Mayo TD Jerry Cowley is calling for the establishment of a national flood fund to help households and businesses that suffer damage during heavy rainfall.
Wed, 06 Dec, 2006
Budget carrier Ryanair was at the centre of a storm today after a hard-hitting report found one of its aircraft nearly crashed at an Irish airport.
Tue, 05 Dec, 2006
A cross party delegation joined forces today to call for an independent commission over the controversial Corrib gas pipe line.
Tue, 21 Nov, 2006
THE taxpayers’ bill for protecting Shell workers during protests over the Corrib gas pipeline has reached almost €750,000, figures reveal.
Fri, 10 Nov, 2006
THEY were called ‘the Mayos’ on the farms around Youghal, Co Cork, in the 1950s.
Tue, 24 Oct, 2006
UP to 300 angry protesters clashed with gardaí in north Mayo yesterday as anti-Shell campaigners were bussed into the region from all around the country.
Sat, 21 Oct, 2006
A prominent member of the group protesting against the Corrib gas pipeline has been hospitalised after a confrontation with gardaí in Co Mayo this morning.
Fri, 13 Oct, 2006
Three local fishermen were arrested at an early-morning protest blocking Shell’s Corrib gas terminal site in Co Mayo, it emerged today.
Thu, 12 Oct, 2006
Three protesters were arrested and two gardaí injured at protests blocking Shell’s Corrib gas terminal site in Co Mayo.
THE group protesting against the proposed gas pipeline in Mayo will campaign against Fianna Fáil in marginal constituencies at the next General Election.
Wed, 28 Jun, 2006
AUSTRALIAN Prime Minister John Howard warned that every nation must play its part in the fight against global terrorism, as he addressed the Dáil yesterday.
Wed, 24 May, 2006
FIANNA FÁIL yesterday selected a former senator and the son of a former TD as candidates in Mayo, one of the most difficult constituencies for the party in next year’s General Election.
Mon, 27 Mar, 2006
Eight independent TDs have joined forces to attack the Government over the state of Ireland's health service.
Wed, 22 Mar, 2006
THE controversial Corrib gas field off Co Mayo must be developed to supply Ireland’s future energy needs, the Progressive Democrats said yesterday.
Fri, 10 Mar, 2006
The controversial Corrib gas field off Co Mayo must be developed to supply Ireland’s future energy needs, the Progressive Democrats claimed today.
Thu, 09 Mar, 2006
THE chins of the political scribes were slumped on their chests when a magical sentence jolted them back into semi-consciousness.
Fri, 03 Mar, 2006
A GROUP of Independent TDs, led by Mayo deputy Dr Jerry Cowley, have called on Natural Resources Minister Noel Dempsey to resign over his handling of the Corrib gas pipeline dispute.
Wed, 22 Feb, 2006
A number of independent TDs have issued a joint call for Natural Resources Minister Noel Dempsey to resign over his handling of the Corrib gas pipeline situation.
Tue, 21 Feb, 2006
Four directors of Shell Oil are due to meet with west of Ireland TD's this week, it emerged this afternoon.
Tue, 24 Jan, 2006
TAXPAYERS will have to fork out at least €70,000 for the Advantica report commissioned by the Government into the safety of the proposed controversial Shell onshore gas pipeline in north Mayo.
Tue, 03 Jan, 2006
Independent TD Jerry Cowley has reacted with fury to new figures showing that more than 20,000 operations were cancelled in Irish hospitals last year.
Wed, 28 Dec, 2005
THE needless death of a patient in Monaghan General Hospital (MGH) has caused national outrage. The current trawl for a scapegoat is misconceived, however.
Fri, 28 Oct, 2005
SINN FÉIN has rejected claims it exploited the plight of the Rossport Five to target Fine Gael leader Enda Kenny and gain political ground in the Mayo constituency in the process.
Tue, 04 Oct, 2005
THE release of the Rossport Five was welcomed across the political spectrum last night.
Sat, 01 Oct, 2005
THERE was fresh hope last night of a resolution in the Rossport Five saga after Communications Minister Noel Dempsey moved to appoint an independent mediator.
Fri, 30 Sep, 2005
WE, the undersigned, support the Rossport Five in their demand for the natural resources of Ireland to be used for the benefit of the Irish people, and for those same resources to be extracted in a safe and environmentally friendly manner.
One of the most famous protestors against multinational oil companies will be represented at Saturday’s national rally to free the Rossport Five.
Thu, 29 Sep, 2005
Independent TD Jerry Cowley was ejected from the Dáil on its first day after the summer recess today when he repeatedly tried to raise the plight of the Rossport Five.
Wed, 28 Sep, 2005
The Government tonight ruled out hiring a mediator to break the deadlock in the Rossport Five dispute with Shell over an inshore gas pipeline.
Tue, 27 Sep, 2005
WHAT’S happening to us can happen to anyone: that was the message from the wives of the Rossport Five as they called for public backing for a national rally in support of the men.
Fri, 16 Sep, 2005
UP to 8,000 couples attend Irish fertility clinics every year which results in 1,000 babies being born by assisted human reproduction techniques.
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