Hospitals facing major disruption as talks to avert strike collapse

Hospitals facing major disruption as talks to avert strike collapse

Hospitals across the country are facing major disruption after talks to avert a strike by over 40,000 nurses ended without agreement last night.

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Give us a reason to come home: Irish nurses in Australia go viral with message to govt

Give us a reason to come home: Irish nurses in Australia go viral with message to govt

An image of Irish nurses in Australia standing in solidarity with their colleagues in Ireland has gained a lot of attention on social media.

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Fianna Fáil motion for judge-led review of nurses pay passes Dáil

Fianna Fáil motion for judge-led review of nurses pay passes Dáil

The government is refusing to increase nurses pay - with ministers saying it would lead to pay claims elsewhere in the public sector.

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Truth and transparency: Fake figures?

Truth and transparency: Fake figures?

It is not too hard to imagine that disagreements over Brexit ruined many Christmas gatherings in Britain.

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FG TD questions why nurses are going on strike after INMO agreed deal 'only a number of months ago'

FG TD questions why nurses are going on strike after INMO agreed deal 'only a number of months ago'

The INMO will announce details later of the first of a series of 24-hour strikes by members.

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Nurses and midwives say strikes could still go ahead

Nurses and midwives say strikes could still go ahead

Nurses and midwives have warned that planned strikes could still go ahead if the Government fails to heed its warnings on hospital overcrowding.

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Nurses unions recommend members reject pay plan

Nurses unions recommend members reject pay plan

Nurses unions have not ruled out the possibility of industrial action after recommending its members reject the Government’s pay proposals.

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Hospitals face prospect of industrial unrest

Hospitals face prospect of industrial unrest

The prospect of widespread industrial unrest in the health service is looming as both nurses and hospital consultants vent their frustration at Government failure to tackle concerns over pay and emergency department (ED) overcrowding.

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Nurses vote to accept Workplace Relations Commission  proposals

Nurses vote to accept Workplace Relations Commission proposals

Members of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) have voted, by a margin of 82%, to accept proposals to begin addressing the staffing/recruitment/ retention crisis in nursing and midwifery.

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Mullingar hospital set to hire 90 nurses and midwives

Mullingar hospital set to hire 90 nurses and midwives

A dispute over staffing levels at the Midland Regional Hospital in Mullingar has been resolved, with 90 nurses and midwives to be hired.

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Nurses expected to approve proposals

Nurses expected to approve proposals

Management at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda has agreed to increase the number of nurses and make more beds available, to alleviate overcrowding in the Emergency Department.

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Gardaí draw line under walkout controversy after six-hour meeting

Gardaí draw line under walkout controversy after six-hour meeting

A meeting between Garda management and the AGSI members who staged walkouts during their annual conference has ended tonight.

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AGSI gen sec against public paedophile info

AGSI general secretary Pat Flynn said today that he believed providing information about paedophiles to the public would force sex offenders underground and make it more difficult for the gardaí to supervise them.

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McDowell listens to AGSI paedophile debate

Justice Minister Michael McDowell said today that he would listen to debate on calls for information on convicted paedophiles to be made available to the public.

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AGSI discusses paedophile proposals

The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors is due to debate a controversial motion at its annual conference this week calling for information on convicted paedophiles to be made available to the public.

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