A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
No amount of alcohol at any stage of pregnancy is safe for your baby, a HSE campaign will warn today
Mon, 09 Sep, 2019
Charlie Flanagan and David Stanton have announced the publication of the Government's gender pay gap legislation.
Tue, 26 Jun, 2018
Progress in attracting overseas farm workers has been reported by FRS (Farm Relief Services).
Thu, 07 Jun, 2018
Fine Gael and Sinn Féin were accused of acting in “coalition” yesterday after they joined forces to stop a Fianna Fáil change to the Judicial Appointments Bill.
Thu, 19 Oct, 2017
Only around half of the 138 garda stations closed during the recession were considered to be in a position to be reopened in a special report to be presented to the Government.
Sat, 30 Sep, 2017
Pensioners and lone parents look set to receive increases in State payments, but not all social welfare recipients will benefit from the autumn budget.
Fri, 11 Aug, 2017
The Department of Education looks set to become embroiled in a political row over a Government policy that might allow a single institute of technology become a technological university.
Mon, 19 Jun, 2017
Further exciting times lie ahead as apprenticeships are being expanded into a range of new areas, writes .
Thu, 08 Jun, 2017
The Independent Alliance are demanding more free votes within Government if Leo Varadkar is to secure their votes to become Taoiseach next Tuesday,.
Tue, 06 Jun, 2017
The Hill Farming Forum in Connemara organised by the IFA last week was an opportunity to examine how best to unlock the potential of farming on our uplands.
Mon, 29 May, 2017
Gardaí are investigating whether the latest massive drug seizure is connected to the Hutch criminal grouping.
Fri, 03 Feb, 2017
Transport Minister Shane Ross has been left “outraged” and “deeply uneasy” about continuing in Government following a blazing row with Taoiseach Enda Kenny at Cabinet.
Thu, 24 Nov, 2016
Tue, 22 Nov, 2016
An assistance dogs programme specifically for children with autism reached its full capacity within one hour of Irish Guide Dogs reopening the service to new applicants for the first time since 2013.
Wed, 16 Nov, 2016
Wed, 12 Oct, 2016
Sat, 10 Sep, 2016
Focus Ireland has urged the Government to implement legislation to protect vulnerable homeowners and tenants from vulture funds, warning that thousands of people could be at risk of being removed from their homes.
Fri, 26 Aug, 2016
Single-practice GPs are struggling to find locums, so it is difficult for them take summer holidays.
Sat, 09 Jul, 2016
Further focus on the teaching of literacy and closer links between schools and communities will feature in new Government efforts to tackle educational disadvantage.
Mon, 13 Jun, 2016
Farm leaders have called on Social Protection Minister Leo Varadkar to make changes in the Farm Assist scheme to protect low income families.
Tue, 24 May, 2016
Education groups are being invited to respond to issues around schools and skills development in the Programme for Government.
Mon, 23 May, 2016
Enda Kenny has said opposition attempts to embarrass the Government by passing Dáil bills could be blocked under new reforms set to be introduced next week.
Thu, 19 May, 2016
The proportion of strokes suffered by people of working age has soared by more than 25% in just seven years.
Thu, 07 Apr, 2016
The public and local groups who want to help refugees coming to Ireland will be able to register from next Monday offers of accommodation, and other goods and services, on a dedicated online database created by the Irish Red Cross.
Thu, 24 Sep, 2015
Wed, 29 Jul, 2015
Thu, 02 Apr, 2015
Cork University Hospital is the first academic healthcare organisation in the world to reach international Green Flag status for efforts to reduce its environmental impact.
Sat, 15 Nov, 2014
“We believe that in recent years an over-powerful executive has turned the Dáil into an observer of the political process rather than a central player and that this must be changed” — Programme for Government, 2011.
Fri, 13 Sep, 2013
Lucrative golden handshakes for retiring ministers will be axed under proposals to be signed off on by the Cabinet in September.
Sat, 10 Aug, 2013
An integration project says their programme for released inmates costs 70 times less than keeping them detained in prisons.
Fri, 26 Jul, 2013
Doctors have warned that the HSE’s failure to fund a follow-up care plan for women treated for breast cancer will mean patients bearing the costs.
Wed, 19 Jun, 2013
Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore has vowed to face down the challenges facing Labour after its humiliating defeat in the Meath East by-election.
Fri, 29 Mar, 2013
Some of the worst-off social housing tenants will have to pay shortfalls of up to quarter of their rent if fresh welfare proposals are introduced, the Federation of Northern Ireland Housing Associations warned.
Tue, 09 Oct, 2012
This weekend will mark the 75th anniversary of the referendum ratifying the Irish Constitution.
Fri, 29 Jun, 2012
THE man with the microphone said that he used to call one street in his home town the Bermuda Triangle.
Thu, 26 Apr, 2012
The European Union has banned oil imports from Syria in a move that will cost the embattled regime millions of euro a day as it uses deadly force to try to crush a five-month-old uprising.
Fri, 02 Sep, 2011
FARMERS will gain invaluable insights into optimum farming methods for output expansion with the roll-out of the findings of the four-year Agricultural Catchments Programme.
Tue, 30 Aug, 2011
THE bank holiday break should have given ministers opportunity to consider medium-term viability prospects rather than short term hyperactivity.
Thu, 09 Jun, 2011
THE state’s educational psychologist service for school-going children is “grossly under-funded” and its ratio of psychologists to pupils is much higher than the European average, with 5,000 pupils to each psychologist, instead of 3,000 to one.
Fri, 20 May, 2011
TAOISEACH Enda Kenny was accused of downgrading the centrepiece legislation of his first 100 days in power by rebranding it from a jobs “budget” to just a jobs initiative.
Wed, 13 Apr, 2011
AFFORESTATION targets have been more than doubled in the new Programme for Government.
Thu, 10 Mar, 2011
THE former head of the National Paediatric Hospital Development Board has backed the new Government’s plans to re-examine whether the facility should be built at the Mater site.
Wed, 09 Mar, 2011