WHILE the inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the resignation of childcare expert Dr Niall McElwee at Athlone Institute of Technology is to be welcomed, the probe is too narrowly focused, prompting fears that serious questions will go unanswered.
Fri, 20 Jul, 2007
VOLUNTARY vetting of people who work with children is totally inadequate in light of the scandal surrounding a leading childcare lecturer who was forced to resign after it emerged he was convicted of attempted indecent assault on a 15-year-old girl three years ago.
Sat, 14 Jul, 2007
THE National Treatment Purchase Fund has resulted in patients on waiting lists with conditions such as cancer being denied treatment in favour of those with non-life threatening conditions such as hernias and joint replacements, a consultant has claimed.
Wed, 13 Aug, 2003