After a decorated playing career Cork native Sarah Kelleher has carved out quite a reputation in the world of hockey coaching and business consultancy. Yet for all the plaudits and praise she has gained for her innovative approaches, the former Irish international has been overlooked for a number of high profile roles. "The top jobs," she says "invariably go to a man"
Sat, 07 Mar, 2020
A €120 million state home care packages scheme — which provides food and care to 8,000 elderly people who would otherwise be placed in long-term care — is riddled with problems and unable to function because of chronic failures in the system.
Wed, 28 Oct, 2009
WORK to improve literacy among children in the poorest communities must be constantly reviewed if the €1 billion government spend on educational disadvantage is put to best use, according to the National Economic and Social Forum (NESF).
Wed, 17 Jun, 2009
FIANNA FÁIL’S annual think-in next week will grapple with new ‘quality of life’ issues like childcare, long commuting times and the disintegration of community spirit that contributed to its two by-election losses this year as well as the Government’s falling support levels in opinion polls.
Mon, 29 Aug, 2005