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# cuts - Tuesday 29 January, 2013

200 jobs to go at EBS Building Society
# Cuts
# Cuts

200 jobs to go at EBS Building Society

Jan 29th 2013, 8:52 PM 9,096 Views 29 Comments

Staff are to hold a meeting to discuss the possibility of industrial action after being informed of the cuts.

# cuts - Friday 25 January, 2013

Poll: Are you worried about garda station closures?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you worried about garda station closures?

Jan 25th 2013, 9:52 AM 8,373 Views 82 Comments

Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan has said that cutbacks will not affect the standard of policing, but are you worried about the closure of 100 garda station?

# cuts - Thursday 24 January, 2013

Gardaí expected to withdraw from Croke Park talks
# Cuts
# Cuts

Gardaí expected to withdraw from Croke Park talks

Jan 24th 2013, 5:18 PM 21,351 Views 253 Comments

The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors said the cuts to allowances that were put on the table today are unacceptable.

# cuts - Tuesday 15 January, 2013

Hogan responds to outcry over plans to abolish town councils
# Town Councils
# Town Councils

Hogan responds to outcry over plans to abolish town councils

Jan 15th 2013, 9:24 AM 4,851 Views 38 Comments

The Minister said that councils would be given more powers – even though there would be fewer councillors.

UNITE vows to oppose public sector cuts at talks today
# Cuts
# Cuts

UNITE vows to oppose public sector cuts at talks today

Jan 15th 2013, 7:32 AM 4,304 Views 57 Comments

The Government and trade unions are to sit down for discussions today, with cuts expected to be tabled.

# cuts - Friday 11 January, 2013

Sharp fall in consumer sentiment due to Budget worries
# Consumers
# Consumers

Sharp fall in consumer sentiment due to Budget worries

Jan 11th 2013, 2:45 PM 7,559 Views 20 Comments

December’s index saw the largest one month point decline in seventeen years.

# cuts - Thursday 10 January, 2013

National plan to save €721 million published by HSE
# Cuts
# Cuts

National plan to save €721 million published by HSE

Jan 10th 2013, 1:40 PM 5,821 Views 33 Comments

The plan includes an additional cut to primary care costs of €60 million, staff reductions of 4,000 and a promise to reduce waiting times.

Cut in elderly alarm scheme criticised as "penny-wise and pound-foolish"
# Elderly
# Elderly

Cut in elderly alarm scheme criticised as "penny-wise and pound-foolish"

Jan 10th 2013, 12:55 PM 4,892 Views 36 Comments

Age Action said that a cut in the Seniors Alert Scheme “is a bad decision” with “terrible timing”, given recent attacks on elderly people.

General Practice in Ireland at "breaking point", says IMO
# Health
# Health

General Practice in Ireland at "breaking point", says IMO

Jan 10th 2013, 10:35 AM 7,432 Views 36 Comments

The Irish Medical Organisation said that budget cuts ‘could end the capacity to introduce universal GP care’.

# cuts - Saturday 5 January, 2013

Workers to meet union after Dublin company cuts 83 jobs
# Redundancy
# Redundancy

Workers to meet union after Dublin company cuts 83 jobs

Jan 5th 2013, 3:20 PM 7,039 Views 10 Comments

Distribution firm Johnson Brothers told its employees yesterday that 83 jobs will be lost due at its plant in west Dublin due to outsourcing.

# cuts - Thursday 20 December, 2012

Spain passes massive austerity cutbacks
# Spain
# Spain

Spain passes massive austerity cutbacks

Dec 20th 2012, 6:43 PM 6,310 Views 30 Comments

Crowds gathered today to protest against job and benefit cuts as well as the tax increases passed today.

TSSA to ballot for industrial action for Bus Eireann workers
# Bus Eireann
# Bus Eireann

TSSA to ballot for industrial action for Bus Eireann workers

Dec 20th 2012, 11:49 AM 2,901 Views 25 Comments

Bus Eireann has decided to introduce a range of cost-cutting measures, including cutting overtime, shift, premium and rota payments.

# cuts - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

Labour senator James Heffernan resigns party whip
# Labour
# Labour

Labour senator James Heffernan resigns party whip

Dec 19th 2012, 2:13 PM 9,267 Views 65 Comments

The Labour Party spokesperson on Transport, Tourism and Sport Heffernan has resigned the whip.

# cuts - Sunday 16 December, 2012

Further education sector to be damaged by budget cuts
# Budget
# Budget

Further education sector to be damaged by budget cuts

Dec 16th 2012, 7:30 AM 5,014 Views 17 Comments

In a letter to a Sinn Féin TD, one teacher said the government have no understanding of how further education works.

# cuts - Saturday 15 December, 2012

Keaveney criticises 'cynicism' of ministers over his voting against government
# Conflict
# Conflict

Keaveney criticises 'cynicism' of ministers over his voting against government

Dec 15th 2012, 5:11 PM 8,386 Views 55 Comments

The Labout TD said ministers and party members were attempting to distract from problematic issues in the budget.

# cuts - Saturday 8 December, 2012

Sinn Féin publishes motion of no confidence in government
# No Confidence
# No Confidence

Sinn Féin publishes motion of no confidence in government

Dec 8th 2012, 2:57 PM 7,376 Views 113 Comments

Gerry Adams said the coalition parties have “broken their contract with the electorate”.

Department to cut over 3,200 jobs next year in health service
# Jobs
# Jobs

Department to cut over 3,200 jobs next year in health service

Dec 8th 2012, 12:19 PM 5,213 Views 16 Comments

In a report the department said this is a key requirement of the new implementation of the Croke Park Agreement.

Aaron McKenna: Where will Ireland be after two more Budgets?
# Aaron McKenna
# Aaron McKenna

Aaron McKenna: Where will Ireland be after two more Budgets?

Dec 8th 2012, 8:15 AM 12 Views 101 Comments

The opposition’s reaction to Budget 2013 has been standard stuff. Will any party be credible the next time Ireland votes?

# cuts - Thursday 6 December, 2012

Association of Garda Sergeants 'heard about cuts at same time as media'
# Garda Stations
# Garda Stations

Association of Garda Sergeants 'heard about cuts at same time as media'

Dec 6th 2012, 6:18 PM 7,970 Views 44 Comments

Willie Gleeson from the Association said that despite requesting meetings with the Minister for Justice and Garda Commissioner, they only found out about the cuts yesterday.

Labour TDs meet with Burton in last-ditch bid to stop child benefit cuts
# Budget 13
# Budget 13

Labour TDs meet with Burton in last-ditch bid to stop child benefit cuts

Dec 6th 2012, 4:33 PM 9,100 Views 98 Comments

Two Dublin TDs want to stop the government from cutting child benefit – but if they can’t, will they vote against the Budget?

Column: This Budget isn't just bad - it's at odds with Government policies
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: This Budget isn't just bad - it's at odds with Government policies

Dec 6th 2012, 1:01 PM 37 Views 30 Comments

The cuts contained in this Budget fly in the face of Government statements on growth and protection. They’re difficult to justify, writes Michael Taft.

# cuts - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

Taoiseach: Property tax is "both progressive and fair"
# Property Tax
# Property Tax

Taoiseach: Property tax is "both progressive and fair"

Dec 5th 2012, 9:53 PM 6,321 Views 102 Comments

Kenny said this budget would probably be the most challenging in the life of this government.

Budget 2013: Breakdown of changes to social welfare payments
# Social Welfare
# Social Welfare

Budget 2013: Breakdown of changes to social welfare payments

Dec 5th 2012, 7:33 PM 34,126 Views 90 Comments

Cuts to the child benefit rate is causing anxiety this evening, along with a range of other newly-announced changes.

Respite care grant cut by over €300 in budget
# Budget 2013
# Budget 2013

Respite care grant cut by over €300 in budget

Dec 5th 2012, 6:08 PM 11,035 Views 41 Comments

The reduction represents a 19 per cent cut in the payment which is used by carers to pay for home help and respite care.

Citigroup to cut 11,000 jobs and scale back global operations
# Jobs
# Jobs

Citigroup to cut 11,000 jobs and scale back global operations

Dec 5th 2012, 2:51 PM 3,060 Views 2 Comments

The jobs will be cut in a move to boost efficiency, as Citi focuses on 150 cities worldwide that have the highest growth potential in consumer banking.

# cuts - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

Column: Am I worried about the budget? Of course I am.
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Am I worried about the budget? Of course I am.

Dec 4th 2012, 8:45 PM 18 Views 50 Comments

Whatever tomorrow brings, it’s going to make a big difference to my little girl and I, writes single mother Nessa Toale.

# cuts - Saturday 1 December, 2012

Here is the week's news... skewed
# Not The News
# Not The News

Here is the week's news... skewed

Dec 1st 2012, 5:00 PM 5,205 Views 5 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: 103% of adults fluent in Irish; evidence of a parliament found in Leinster House; rainwater is tax-free… for now.

# cuts - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

Shatter criticised for refusal to commit to minimum garda numbers
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Shatter criticised for refusal to commit to minimum garda numbers

Nov 27th 2012, 6:55 PM 6,918 Views 91 Comments

The Justice Minister also said he is unable to say when recruitment will recommence despite the high numbers expected to retire this year.

# cuts - Monday 26 November, 2012

Join TheJournal.ie’s #Budget 2013 virtual panel
# Budget 2013
# Budget 2013

Join TheJournal.ie’s #Budget 2013 virtual panel

Nov 26th 2012, 10:25 AM 7,728 Views 30 Comments

We want to hear from a wide range of people across the country to find out their thoughts both ahead of Budget Day and on the day itself.

# cuts - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

In pics: March on the Dáil for disability access
# Protest
# Protest

In pics: March on the Dáil for disability access

Nov 21st 2012, 6:32 PM 4,635 Views 14 Comments

Thousands took to the streets in Dublin to demand equal rights – and no cuts in resources – for those with disabilities.

# cuts - Monday 19 November, 2012

Irish nurses and midwives to march against health cuts
# Health
# Health

Irish nurses and midwives to march against health cuts

Nov 19th 2012, 7:31 PM 5,929 Views 20 Comments

The INMO is calling on its members to protest on Saturday against further cuts in health services in Ireland.

# cuts - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

Labour TD calls for bankers' pay and pensions to be tackled
# Bankers
# Bankers

Labour TD calls for bankers' pay and pensions to be tackled

Nov 14th 2012, 9:00 PM 5,384 Views 58 Comments

Labour Party TD for Dublin North Brendan Ryan says the Irish public “will not stand for further cuts in education or other frontline services”.

# cuts - Monday 12 November, 2012

Greece tops agenda for EU finance ministers in Brussels
# Greece
# Greece

Greece tops agenda for EU finance ministers in Brussels

Nov 12th 2012, 10:12 AM 1,561 Views 4 Comments

The Greek parliament agreed a tough cost cutting budget yesterday amid noisy protests in the capital.

# cuts - Monday 5 November, 2012

Health Minister urged to 'come clean over secret plan for more cuts'
# Health
# Health

Health Minister urged to 'come clean over secret plan for more cuts'

Nov 5th 2012, 9:57 PM 9,713 Views 49 Comments

Billy Kelleher has called the prospect of downgrading of Waterford Regional Hospital “extremely worrying” and asked James Reilly to immediately clarify plans for the facility.

# cuts - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

Student union launches campaign site targeting TDs and Senators
# Standup
# Standup

Student union launches campaign site targeting TDs and Senators

Oct 31st 2012, 7:52 AM 5,170 Views 50 Comments

The site features information on the cost of college and encourages students, parents and businesspeople to contact their local politicians to voice their opposition to fees and cuts.

# cuts - Saturday 27 October, 2012

Spanish police protest cuts in Madrid
# Spain
# Spain

Spanish police protest cuts in Madrid

Oct 27th 2012, 5:02 PM 5,842 Views 38 Comments

Hundreds of Spanish police officers protested outside the interior ministry today to denounce budget cuts and the elimination of benefits.

# cuts - Wednesday 17 October, 2012

Photos: Protesters march to Dáil over home help cuts
# Cuts
# Cuts

Photos: Protesters march to Dáil over home help cuts

Oct 17th 2012, 10:23 PM 7,882 Views 38 Comments

The HSE is planning to cut around 450,000 home help hours between now and December – but demonstrators say the cuts need to be reversed.

# cuts - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

Falling donations results in €1.5m shortfall for Barnardos
# Barnardos
# Barnardos

Falling donations results in €1.5m shortfall for Barnardos

Oct 16th 2012, 8:13 AM 3,917 Views 56 Comments

A new director’s report shows income from donations fell to €6.8 million from €7.4 million the previous year.

# cuts - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

Sharp fall in consumer sentiment in September
# Consumers
# Consumers

Sharp fall in consumer sentiment in September

Oct 2nd 2012, 9:15 PM 6,724 Views 19 Comments

Experts said speculation around the budget and potential cuts to social welfare and health contributed to the decline.

Drug addiction treatment centre facing closure
# Drug Addiction
# Drug Addiction

Drug addiction treatment centre facing closure

Oct 2nd 2012, 9:43 AM 6,437 Views 20 Comments

Coolmine Therapeutic Centre says it urgently needs €100,000 from the State in order to keep its mother and child facilities for drug addicts open.