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Private consultants concerned about 'ethical dilemma' caused by temporary HSE contracts
Consulting rooms of those who sign the HSE contract will have to shut to current and future private outpatients.
Public meetings on bus routes that will 'transform' Dublin have begun
The first information session took place in Charlestown Shopping Centre in Finglas.
Should Ireland get rid of criminal penalties for drug possession? It has been successful elsewhere
A town hall meeting will be held this week in Dublin on the subject of looking into a health-led approach towards drug use in Ireland.
Hundreds of Magdalene Laundry survivors gather in Dublin for two-day event
The women, many of them aged in their 80s, are gathering to discuss their experiences in Ireland’s Magdalene Laundry institutions.
Waiting lists for occupational therapy shoot up a massive 50% in just two years
The huge lists may be just the tip of the iceberg – figures for those already undergoing treatment are not available according to the HSE.
New routes, new buses and paying by card: 7,000 people have say on future of Dublin bus network
The consultation is closing on Friday 7 July, and people are being urged to give their responses before then.
Shane Ross wants 'to take on monopolies' with independent third terminal at Dublin Airport
A review into a new terminal would be launched in the next few days, Ross said.
'The forgotten ones': Traveller protest over accommodation set to take place outside Dáil
A separate protest is also set to take place outside of the Dáil today about Traveller-specific accommodation.
The Hailo for doctors app wants to take the pain out of regular GP visits
MeeDoc launched in Ireland today, and it wants to take the pain away from GP appointments for everyone.
Government begins effort to ensure future Ireland Six Nations matches are 'free-to-air'
Advertisements were placed in national press today.
Tax breaks are here to stay... but only for companies with BIG ideas
With the closing of the ‘Double Irish’ tax loophole, the government want to introduce a ‘Knowledge Development Box’.
Most Irish people say they won't be able to buy a house next year
This comes after the closure of the Central Bank’s consultation process on new mortgage restrictions.
Eirgrid promises to be more 'community-focused'
The semi-state body wants to develop stronger relationships with stakeholders.
South Dublin County Council will NOT be charging for child safety signs
Previously residents were required to pay €200 for a sign and pole and €120 for just the sign.
Waterford IT chair steps down to allow for 'new blood' amid merger controversy
Last month, Waterford IT pulled out of a planned merger with IT Carlow.
'Half-baked madcap proposal' - TD criticises proposed north Dublin pipeline project
Independent Dublin TD Tommy Broughan raised his concerns in the Dáil yesterday.
New census questions are this week's first cut-back casualty
Budget tightening means that the 2016 census will have no public consultation beforehand (although this has sprung from measures taken last year and the year before).
Expert group appointed to decide which conditions should automatically qualify for medical card
The public consultation process will get underway tomorrow.
Parents "cautiously" welcome withdrawal of proposal to amalgamate North Mon
The news follows protests by parents of the children attending the school.
GPs invited to meet Dept of Health on free care for under-sixes
300 submissions were received on a draft contract related to how GPs will undertake the initiative.
Eirgrid receives thousands of submissions on pylon project
Minister Pat Rabbitte is expected to meet with the board and senior management of Eirgrid later this week.
Guidelines for helping save money on health technologies are updated
The HIQA guidelines help healthcare professionals determine the financial implications of new technology.
National College of Ireland staff to undertake industrial action
The industrial action could escalate into strike action if decided on by staff.
Over to you: Dubliners asked for their thoughts on a directly elected mayor
A plebiscite vote will be held next year asking Dubliners whether they want an elected mayor or not.
BAI: ‘There is a risk that Irish-made TV content could become marginalised’
The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland said it’s important that the lives and values of the Irish people be represented in TV programming.
New laws on prostitution 'must address trafficking problem'
A Fine Gael TD has said there are a number of shortfalls in the current laws which are being taken advantage of by traffickers.
Sex trade consultation process welcomed by Immigrant Council
Justice minister Alan Shatter has announced details of a major new document which looks at whether prostitution laws should be changed.
Hodgson to seek advice from Capello ahead of Euros
The incoming England manager admits it will be difficult to remain focused on West Brom-related affairs as the season approaches its climax.
Submissions sought on septic tank regulation guidelines
The guidelines for septic tank regulation have been published by Minister Phil Hogan today. Submissions on the guidlines are now being sought.