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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 16,254 Views 66 Comments

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

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

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

May 15th 2019, 11:18 AM 6,509 Views 6 Comments

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

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 23,577 Views 34 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 25th 2014, 3:58 PM 11,634 Views 56 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 21st 2014, 11:43 AM 10,872 Views 15 Comments

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

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

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

May 2nd 2014, 8:15 AM 11,075 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.

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

Seanad to debate law on management of missing persons' estates

Nov 19th 2013, 4:53 PM 4,599 Views 0 Comments

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

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 3,672 Views 13 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 26th 2013, 11:13 AM 5,529 Views 13 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 17th 2012, 3:59 PM 9,440 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.