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# Assessment

Last week
21st May 2023 - 3rd June 2023
# Special Needs
Government could reimburse parents who go private to assess children’s needs, Dáil told
The Taoiseach said the proposal was being assessed in response to questions from the Labour Party.
Last month
May 2023
# Assessment
Pep Guardiola: Man City must win several European titles to sit among greats
The Premier League champions are now strong favourites to win the Champions League for the first time this season.
This year
# Assessment
'We're looking to improve our performances and we have to own where we are'
Ireland head coach Greg Williams promises improvement after finishing bottom in Women’s Six Nations.
# Assessment
Van Dijk to see specialist after suffering hamstring injury at Brentford
The Netherlands centre-back was substituted at half-time.
Last year
# Assessment
'The standard of the opposition was top drawer and it’s great it was that way'
Andy Farrell believes his Ireland A players can turn a tough night into a positive experience.
# Assessment
'We are not sure if he is concussed. It is Son’s face. His eye is a bit swollen'
The South Korean went off in the first half at the Stade Velodrome after a collision and looked very wobbly as he left the pitch.
# Climate Change
New climate change report issues 'dire warning about the consequences of inaction'
Climate change is already disrupting people’s lives in multiple ways across different parts of the world.
Climate change is disrupting people's lives in multiple ways across different parts of the world.
The impacts of climate change will intensify in the coming decades.
But it is not too late to take drastic action and prevent the worst-case scenarios.
Wildfires getting worse worldwide and governments are unprepared – UN report
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# Assessment
Pavard did 'not lose consciousness' when he fell on his head - Uefa
The incident occurred while challenging for the ball with Robin Gosens during their win over Germany.
# Assessment
Keane fears Manchester United 'bluffers' will cost Solskjaer his job
‘They threw the previous manager [Jose Mourinho] under the bus, they will do exactly the same to Ole.’
Opinion: 'We battled to have our son's autism diagnosed - how might the delay have affected him?'
Mother’s six-year struggle of appeals, complaints and a High Court case to get her son the help he needed.
# Assessment
Maguire promises improvement after United 'deserved to lose' at Arsenal
The world’s most expensive defender and his side were unable to shut out the Gunners last night.
# Assessment
McAllister's citing dismissal 'good for rugby' according to Connacht boss Friend
‘I totally get that we need to protect the player, but we play a collision sport where accidents do happen.’
# balanced
Schmidt's squad 'utterly committed' to getting beyond World Cup quarter-finals
The Ireland head coach is pleased with the balance and profile of his final 31-man squad.
# Housing
Dublin City Council built just 74 new social houses last year
The Housing Department released a breakdown of figures this week.
# Assessment
Owen: Pogba would be one of the world's best if he played under Klopp or Guardiola
The World Cup winner continues to toil at Manchester United.
# Assessment
Martin O'Neill enthusiastic for 2019 despite dismal end to dreadful year
Ireland rounded off their series of fixtures for 2018 by failing to score for the fourth game in a row.
# tv view
Kerr slams Ireland's 'abysmal' record as downward spiral under O'Neill continues
‘Three wins in 18 games…. that was a dreadful performance.’
# Assessment
'It has not diminished my enthusiasm for the job one jot'
Martin O’Neill saw his side begin their Nations League campaign last night with a heavy defeat to Wales.
# Assessment
Neymar's theatrics and Brian Kerr's famous punditry - Our writers review the World Cup
Our thoughts following a campaign which saw France come out on top as champions.
# Assessment
Neville: 'I'm not sure he's actually good enough on the ball to be a Man Utd midfield player'
Scott McTominay may be better suited to a centre-back post, according to the former United defender.
# Assessment
'He has not brought the club a bit further. Everything is always focused on him'
Bayern president Uli Hoeness has hit out at Jose Mourinho.
# Assessment
Woodward: 'They looked very tired throughout the Championship. It's caught up with them'
World Cup-winning coach Clive Woodward says fatigue played a part in England’s poor Six Nations campaign.
# Assessment
Player ratings: How Ireland fared in a late, late victory at the Stade de France
# Rugby
Your provincial mid-term report cards are right here
Here’s how your four favourite teams stand ahead of the Christmas inter-pros.
# Assessment
Here's how we rated the Irish performances tonight in Copenhagen
Denmark and Ireland played out a goalless draw in the first leg of their 2018 World Cup play-off.
# Assessment
Just 230 out of 750 mental health posts approved since 2015 have been filled
Some €70 million in funding was announced over 2015-2016.
# disability act
Children aged three forced to wait two years for assessment, despite legal 3 month deadline
Early intervention is absolutely crucial to ensure that children with disabilities are properly looked after and have services provided for them.
# all the info
Getting a hip or breast implant? Irish patients to get a card that traces the implant
The EU measure aims to improve medical safety following on from the scare over faulty breast implants from France in 2012.
# Assessment
'Glenn Whelan should have been sent off:' The British media reaction to Ireland-Wales
The tackle on Seamus Coleman was naturally the main talking point.
George North likely to miss Leinster clash as he undergoes head injury assessment
The 24-year-old was injured on Saturday.
# Assessment
'A Championship team in international shirts' - the Scottish media reaction to yesterday's game
The visiting reporters were less than impressed with the standard of football.
# Assessment
Louis van Gaal: 'We don't look world-class at the moment'
The Manchester United manager believes Angel di Maria will need time to adapt to the English game.
# front man
Mourinho hails 'perfect performance' from two-goal Diego Costa
However, the Chelsea boss was unhappy with how Everton players ‘tried to create problems’ for his striker.
# Pay scale
Talks stall between IMO and HSE on consultant doctors
The sticking point is on how a consultant’s experience will be assessed in terms of where they land on the pay scale.
# Assessment
Player ratings: How the Boys in Green fared against Turkey
Martin O’Neill’s men were beaten 2-1 in today’s end-of-season friendly.
# Head Injuries
IRB extend pitch-side concussion tests to 10 minutes in drive for 'cultural change'
The memory and balance sections of the PSCA will also be expanded from the 1st of June.
# Assessment
O'Connor content with Leinster performance led by 'alright' Ian Madigan
The Australian head coach also underlined his belief that ‘the Pro 12 is getting stronger and stronger.’
# Final Countdown
40 hours to go until property tax deadline
Around 1.1 million homeowners have so far paid the charge.
Column: Should we increase school inspections?
The reality is that inspections only offer a momentary window into a teacher’s classroom as an educator. I would challenge the very notion that increasing inspections and appraisals is necessary to help develop better education standards, writes Aodhán Ó Ríordáin.
# Doctors
How do Ireland's doctor competence checks fare against Britain's strict new rules?
New UK rules mean doctors are assessed every five years and have their licences renewed. So how does it work in Ireland?