THERE were four seats for the taking in Cork North Central but the big winner was certainly Jonathan O’Brien, the Sinn Féin city councillor who after three hard-fought but unsuccessful general election campaigns finally got a Dáil seat for the party in Cork city.
Mon, 28 Feb, 2011
THE Minister for Children Barry Andrews has met with senior Health Service Executive officials to discuss child welfare and protection services after ongoing cracks in services for children in care emerged during the week.
Sat, 13 Mar, 2010
SIX weeks after the Health Service Executive (HSE) declared it had ended the dangerous custom of placing children with unapproved and unassessed foster carers, evidence has emerged to show that the unsafe practice actually continued.
Thu, 11 Mar, 2010