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# Front Line

Last year
Denis Buckley back but Connacht's front-row problems set to continue
Mattie Burke, Jack Aungier and Dominic Robertson-McCoy are all injured for Friday’s trip to Ulster, while Finlay Bealham is on Six Nations duty.
All time
Chief Medical Officer accepts Freedom of the City on behalf of all healthcare workers
Lord Mayor of Dublin Hazel Chu conferred the Freedom of the City to Dr Tony Holohan at a private ceremony.
'Frontline staff are at breaking point': Healthcare workers on the challenges of working during the third wave
We asked healthcare workers to tell us what they’re experiencing. Here is what they said.
Top Irish health official raised 'serious concerns' about travel advice issued by European agency
Varadkar's message to private hospitals: 'You need to make your doctors, nurses and ICU beds available in third wave'
ICU and international rugby behind Galvin, but renewed freedom to cross codes ahead
‘It nearly feels like I’ve been given back my sporting career.’
Isolating healthcare workers still required to return to work early if asymptomatic to avoid staff shortages
Asymptomatic healthcare staff can currently return to work, despite being close contacts of a confirmed Covid-19 case.
Childcare for healthcare workers - how a promised scheme failed to materialse
The government announced that a childcare scheme for healthcare workers had to be scrapped.
HSE reverses position on pregnant staff following trade union pressure
The HSE had initially said that pregnant staff were safe to work with Covid-19 patients.
Britain steps up border security with 500 new officers ahead of likely no-deal Brexit
The UK government has allocated £2.1 billion in funding to speed up the process.
Ambulance services facing 'significant' delays of more than an hour in Dublin
Dublin Fire Brigade serves emergency call outs for Dublin city, as well as the greater Dublin area.
Gatland backs Furlong to show he is one of the best props in the world
The Lions head coach is excited about how good the Ireland tighthead can be.
Prince Harry may return to Afghanistan as front line pilot
Captain Wales became a fully-qualified Apache Attack helicopter pilot yesterday.