A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Sat, 20 Feb, 2016
Liverpool chief executive Ian Ayre has defended the club’s owners Fenway Sports Group ahead of a proposed ticket price protest by suggesting fans should “be careful what they wish for”.
Sat, 06 Feb, 2016
Wedding fairs, foodie fun, Rockathon 2015 and International Explorers Film Festival and Awards. There’s plenty to look forward to for the week ahead.
Sat, 05 Sep, 2015
An online Wellness Workshop to help people battle depression over Christmas and beyond has been launched as support groups advised people to look out for others over Christmas.
Wed, 24 Dec, 2014
Two teachers have issued an SOS to large firms planning an end-of-year upgrade of their IT systems in a bid to help out schools in need of good quality computers.
Mon, 15 Dec, 2014
The State has offered inadequate redress to symphysiotomy victims and these women continue to suffer human rights abuses, writes .
Thu, 11 Dec, 2014
Thousands of previously unknown hospital files relating to patients who underwent “barbaric” symphysiotomies have been uncovered in private “off-site” locations across the country.
Wed, 10 Dec, 2014
Over 360 applications have been made to the Government’s symphysiotomy redress scheme, despite it being sharply criticised by national and international human rights bodies.
Sat, 06 Dec, 2014
The deadline for women affected by the practice of symphysiotomy to apply to the redress scheme for compensation has now expired.
Fri, 05 Dec, 2014
Proposals in the symphysiotomy redress scheme requiring victims accepting a payment to “indemnify and hold harmless” those responsible have been sharply criticised.
Wed, 03 Dec, 2014
Survivors of Symphysiotomy (SOS) have voted overwhelmingly to reject the Government's €34m redress scheme.
Sun, 16 Nov, 2014
Symphysiotomy survivors have urged the Government to lift the scheme’s "punitive" 20-day time limit to join up.
Fri, 14 Nov, 2014
Victims of symphysiotomy to receive up to €150k compensation
Fri, 07 Nov, 2014
Victims of a surgery inflicted on 1,500 women giving birth from the 1940s to 1980s have voted to reject a State compensation plan and instead take legal action as the Government deal does not admit "wrongdoing".
Wed, 01 Oct, 2014
Patient Focus, which provides support to up to 200 women who underwent symphysiotomies, has welcomed assurances from Health Minister Leo Varadkar that the Government will start paying redress by the end of the year.
Sat, 20 Sep, 2014
Leo Varadkar will meet with the Survivors of Symphysiotomy at the Department of Health this afternoon to receive an update on the Redress Scheme.
Fri, 19 Sep, 2014
Members of the Survivors of Symphysiotomy group will tell a United Nations’ watchdog committee on Monday that their plight is a human rights abuse.
Fri, 11 Jul, 2014
Members of the Survivors of Symphysiotomy group have rejected the Government’s redress plan.
Mon, 07 Jul, 2014
Up to 300 survivors of symphysiotomy have unanimously rejected the Government's plan for redress.
Sun, 06 Jul, 2014
Symphysiotomy survivors have demanded the resignation of Health Minister James Reilly after the Government refused to apologise over their suffering and insisted victims give up legal challenges in order to receive redress from a €34m fund.
Wed, 02 Jul, 2014
When stressed, upset or angry, many reach for a treat. Clodagh Finn talks to Dr Jane McCarthy about finding an alternative response.
Sun, 15 Jun, 2014
Women whose pelvises were sawed in half to facilitate childbirth are to bring their fight for justice to the UN as they accuse the Government of refusing to admit they were wronged.
Wed, 12 Mar, 2014
Joe Schmidt’s worst nightmare? It isn’t Billy Vunipola smashing through the Irish defence in Twickenham tomorrow. It isn’t even those seven “systems failures” against the All Blacks that allowed Ryan Crotty to break Irish hearts back in November.
Fri, 21 Feb, 2014
Fans’ group Spirit of Shankly has written to Arsenal and Liverpool requesting more consideration is given to away supporters attending next month’s FA Cup fifth-round tie at the Emirates Stadium.
Mon, 27 Jan, 2014
Women who underwent symphysiotomies are to keep up their fight for compensation in the courts after dismissing as “shameful” Government attempt to offer a no-fault redress scheme.
Mon, 09 Dec, 2013
Joe Jonas has broken his silence following rumours the Jonas Brothers - the band he plays in with siblings Kevin and Nick - have split up after their Twitter account was deleted, although he refused to talk about their future and potential break-up.
Sat, 19 Oct, 2013
The continuing refusal of this Government to deal fairly with survivors of symphysiotomy now stands exposed (Sept 26).
Wed, 02 Oct, 2013
The Government’s offer to establish a mediation process overseen by a judge to determine what women who underwent symphysiotomies want has received a mixed response from those representing the victims.
Fri, 02 Aug, 2013
A campaign group has called for compensation of between €250,000 and €450,000 for women injured as a result of their pelvises being broken in “barbaric” surgical procedures during childbirth.
Wed, 10 Jul, 2013
It saddens me to write this letter, however, it involves a lot of ladies in Irish life today. Lately, we have been exposed to the horror stories of the Magdalene Sisters, especially in Cork, and how they treated young girls in their so-called convents.
Fri, 08 Mar, 2013
The online news agency established by former RTÉ presenter Mark Little is to double revenues in 2012 and expects to do so again in 2013.
Wed, 05 Dec, 2012
Women who survived a barbaric procedure in Irish maternity hospitals are hoping their stories will go global following the release of a documentary.
Wed, 14 Nov, 2012
Supporters' group Spirit of Shankly have called on Liverpool chairman Tom Werner to be held accountable for the way the club is being run.
Tue, 04 Sep, 2012
The proposed closure of a high-profile coastguard station could be a matter of life or death for people at sea.
Mon, 13 Aug, 2012
The Walsh report on symphysiotomy ignores the experiences of women subject to the practice and the disastrous effects they still live with, writes Marie O’Connor
Wed, 04 Jul, 2012
The author of an ongoing report into symphysiotomy has said it is “very disappointing” that a group representing survivors of the procedure has opted not to take part in a consultation process.
Wed, 27 Jun, 2012
The former Minister for Health, Mary Harney, stated in the Dáil on Feb 23, 2010, that she has “ruled out an inquiry into symphysiotomy surgical operations”.
Fri, 15 Jun, 2012
Liverpool owners have been challenged to publicly explain their strategy for the club by a leading fans group.
Tue, 22 May, 2012
The INTO leadership was accused of not giving enough support to the campaign against cuts in small rural schools.
Wed, 11 Apr, 2012
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Tue, 06 Mar, 2012
A woman who sent her adopted Russian son back from Tennessee to Moscow alone on a plane with a note stating she did not want him is to go on trial on March 27.
Thu, 26 Jan, 2012
CAMPAIGNERS fighting proposed cuts to West Cork’s ambulance service have accused the health minister of ignoring their plight.
Thu, 10 Nov, 2011
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have donated $150,000 (€111,000) to a children’s charity.
Tue, 23 Nov, 2010