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# colm-burke - Monday 20 January, 2020

Gardaí investigating after brick thrown through FG Cork candidate's office window
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# Colm Burke

Gardaí investigating after brick thrown through FG Cork candidate's office window

Jan 20th 2020, 7:52 AM 16,218 Views 66 Comments

Tánaiste Simon Coveney called the incident “a kind of thuggery” that “should not be part of elections or politics”.

# colm-burke - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

New law will allow missing persons' families apply for 'presumption of death order'
# Missing
# Missing

New law will allow missing persons' families apply for 'presumption of death order'

May 15th 2019, 11:18 AM 6,471 Views 6 Comments

The legislation will mean the affairs of a missing person who is presumed dead can be put in order.

# colm-burke - Saturday 20 December, 2014

Drug that reduces the urge to drink alcohol to be available from HSE
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# Last Orders

Drug that reduces the urge to drink alcohol to be available from HSE

Dec 20th 2014, 7:30 AM 22,476 Views 34 Comments

The drug is aimed at people who drink the equivalent of half a bottle of wine or three pints every day.

# colm-burke - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Nurses 'demoralised again' as HSE gains 11% more senior managers in four years
# Health Reform
# Health Reform

Nurses 'demoralised again' as HSE gains 11% more senior managers in four years

Nov 25th 2014, 3:58 PM 11,580 Views 56 Comments

The number of nurses fell in the same period by almost 3%.

# colm-burke - Monday 21 July, 2014

HSE accepts that hiring staff internally without interview isn't "desirable"
# Staffing
# Staffing

HSE accepts that hiring staff internally without interview isn't "desirable"

Jul 21st 2014, 11:43 AM 10,691 Views 15 Comments

A senator had called for a review of how the HSE hires internally.

# colm-burke - Friday 2 May, 2014

Here are the TDs and Senators who are likely to sit on the banking inquiry
# Banking Inquiry
# Banking Inquiry

Here are the TDs and Senators who are likely to sit on the banking inquiry

May 2nd 2014, 8:15 AM 11,047 Views 48 Comments

Who is in the running to be part of an unprecedented Oireachtas inquiry into the collapse of the Irish banking system? We’ve been finding out.

# colm-burke - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

Seanad to debate law on management of missing persons' estates
# Missing
# Missing

Seanad to debate law on management of missing persons' estates

Nov 19th 2013, 4:53 PM 4,591 Views 0 Comments

Fine Gael senator Colm Burke said the legislation would provide clarity for the families of those who have gone missing.

# colm-burke - Friday 9 August, 2013

The Seanad is coming back on 20 August to debate transplant legislation
# Seanad Recall
# Seanad Recall

The Seanad is coming back on 20 August to debate transplant legislation

Aug 9th 2013, 11:51 AM 3,653 Views 13 Comments

Minister for Health James Reilly had best not book any holidays…

# colm-burke - Friday 26 July, 2013

Agency contracts for junior doctors could cost €21 million this year
# Junior Doctors
# Junior Doctors

Agency contracts for junior doctors could cost €21 million this year

Jul 26th 2013, 11:13 AM 5,512 Views 13 Comments

The Fine Gael Seanad spokesperson on health says that Ireland has been ‘over-reliant’ on foreign doctors.

# colm-burke - Tuesday 17 July, 2012

Survey: Majority of medical students plan to leave Ireland after internships
# Junior Doctors
# Junior Doctors

Survey: Majority of medical students plan to leave Ireland after internships

Jul 17th 2012, 3:59 PM 9,417 Views 31 Comments

A Fine Gael senator says we need a national debate to figure out why young trainee doctors are so keen to emigrate.