Sat, 17 Dec, 2016
The Government has launched yet another initiative to tackle endoscopy waiting lists as figures show that almost half of the 19,850 people awaiting the diagnostic test are not being seen within the target time of 13 weeks for routine cases.
Wed, 27 Jul, 2016
The sad, lonely death, in a Dublin doorway, of John Corrie, the 43 year-old homeless man who died yards from our parliament, is symbolic of many things wrong in our world, but for anyone to suggest they are shocked by such an inevitable tragedy just adds a shameful and offensive layer of hypocrisy to the charge sheet already faced by this society.
Wed, 03 Dec, 2014
In no particular order or weight ... Paul Brady, Henry Shefflin, Myrtle Allen, Saoirse Ronan, the Gulf Stream’s micro climate, Seamus Heaney, Fiona Shaw, Martin Hayes, Graham Norton, the Society of St Vincent de Paul, Rory McIlroy, Olivia O’Leary, Connemara, the Delphi and Blackwater valleys, Julie Feeney, John Hume, Lyric FM, Michael Noonan’s unflinching, selfless resolve at a moment of great personal tragedy.
Sat, 17 Mar, 2012
ANNOUNCING staggering increases — up to 45% — in health insurance premiums the very month budget cuts plunder families’ wage packets and child benefit, VHI chief executive Jimmy Tolan said yesterday that Ireland’s health insurance market was broken.
Fri, 07 Jan, 2011
YESTERDAY a Nigerian, who has been charged with trying to sleep naked in a crib in the Redemptorist Church in Limerick on December 29, was remanded to prison following an assault in a hotel where he was accommodated by the State.
Tue, 29 Jan, 2008
JUST as the warning to the Health Services Executive about defective cancer screening equipment at Portlaoise began to slip from the frontline of public consciousness another tragedy predicted by health professionals has come to pass.
Sat, 19 Jan, 2008