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Poll: Will you pay the Property Tax?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you pay the Property Tax?

Feb 18th 2013, 10:06 AM 87,759 Views 213 Comments

Revenue will begin collecting the charge from July.

HSE urges public to 'look after health' given hospital crowding
# Public Health
# Public Health

HSE urges public to 'look after health' given hospital crowding

Jan 4th 2013, 4:05 PM 5,886 Views 22 Comments

The combination of holiday ailments and the winter vomiting bug mean hospitals are busier than they might usually be.

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

Here is the week's news... skewed

Sep 15th 2012, 5:00 PM 4,715 Views 5 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: Will Rory McIlroy attend The Gathering? And round 2 of Michael Noonan versus the IMF…

Some 500 GP referrals awaiting ultrasounds in Donegal
# BACKLOG
# BACKLOG

Some 500 GP referrals awaiting ultrasounds in Donegal

Aug 29th 2012, 10:20 AM 2,911 Views 8 Comments

Patients are now being told they will have to wait an additional six weeks for the backlog to be cleared.

Tanzanian airport's only radar system out of order all month
# Air Traffic Control
# Air Traffic Control

Tanzanian airport's only radar system out of order all month

Aug 17th 2012, 6:29 PM 6,935 Views 12 Comments

Sources say the aviation authority was told about the radar’s defective power supply in 2010 but it took no action.

App detects potholes on Boston streets
# Potholes
# Potholes

App detects potholes on Boston streets

Jul 20th 2012, 1:43 PM 2,756 Views 12 Comments

New app Street Bump allows drivers to automatically report the road hazards like pot holes to the authorities.

Burger King sacks three workers after online lettuce photo is exposed
# Burger King
From The Daily Edge
# Burger King

Burger King sacks three workers after online lettuce photo is exposed

Jul 19th 2012, 9:56 PM 30,330 Views 68 Comments

A photo was posted to 4chan showing someone jumping in tubs of lettuce – with the outlet identified within minutes.

35 towns to compete for 20 new primary care facilities
# Stimulus
# Stimulus

35 towns to compete for 20 new primary care facilities

Jul 17th 2012, 7:13 PM 7,933 Views 25 Comments

There’s money to build two bundles of 10 facilities – but 35 towns are in the running, so there’ll be a competition.

Navigation company wants to send you to St Lucia... to map it
# Yes Please
From The Daily Edge
# Yes Please

Navigation company wants to send you to St Lucia... to map it

Jun 14th 2012, 7:21 PM 5,179 Views 1 Comment

TomTom has launched the second of five phases in its topical island mapping project.

HSE: 178,000 waiting to see a consultant at an outpatient clinic
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

HSE: 178,000 waiting to see a consultant at an outpatient clinic

Apr 6th 2012, 9:53 AM 3,277 Views 42 Comments

The Health Minister has said the number of people on waiting lists to see specialists is “utterly unacceptable”.

Teenager sends Lego shuttle into space
# Lego Shuttle
From The Daily Edge
# Lego Shuttle

Teenager sends Lego shuttle into space

Mar 9th 2012, 11:55 AM 8,639 Views 45 Comments

Footage shows the tiny model crusted with icicles after rising high above the Earth.

GPs urged to display price lists
# Doctor Fees
# Doctor Fees

GPs urged to display price lists

Mar 3rd 2012, 9:15 AM 2,552 Views 20 Comments

The Irish Medical Organisation recommended last year that all its members should introduce price lists – but not all GPs are yet doing it.

Limerick Hospital so overcrowded that it is “unsafe”
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Limerick Hospital so overcrowded that it is “unsafe”

Feb 7th 2012, 2:50 PM 2,443 Views 24 Comments

Members of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation have called on the HSE to implement the major disaster plan to deal with the overcrowding.

Yay! 12 things that will be cheaper in 2012
# 2012
# 2012

Yay! 12 things that will be cheaper in 2012

Jan 5th 2012, 12:42 PM 9,051 Views 13 Comments

2012 will be a year for wine-drinking holidaymakers who love electronics, seemingly.

Please don't send patients here, hospital department tells GPs
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

Please don't send patients here, hospital department tells GPs

Oct 20th 2011, 12:49 PM 777 Views 10 Comments

The dermatology department at a Limerick hospital has urged local GPs to refer patients elsewhere “in the interest of safety”.

Sick notes from doctors costing government €29million a year
# Medical Certs
# Medical Certs

Sick notes from doctors costing government €29million a year

Sep 22nd 2011, 7:37 AM 617 Views 10 Comments

Labour’s Kevin Humphreys has called for medical cert payments to be stopped after the €550,000-a-week bill emerged.

GPs welcome scrapping of restrictions on treating medical card holders
# Medical Cards
# Medical Cards

GPs welcome scrapping of restrictions on treating medical card holders

Sep 15th 2011, 4:13 PM 836 Views 2 Comments

The health minister has confirmed that Cabinet has approved the drafting of legislation to do away with the barrier between some GPs and medical card patients.

Happy Feet the Penguin is lost once more
# Not-so-Happy Feet
From The Daily Edge
# Not-so-Happy Feet

Happy Feet the Penguin is lost once more

Sep 13th 2011, 3:52 PM 338 Views 0 Comments

Fears for Happy Feet are growing as the confused penguin’s GPS tracker is no longer working. We’re hoping he hasn’t been eaten.

Protest at Tallaght hospital in solidarity with staff
# Patients
# Patients

Protest at Tallaght hospital in solidarity with staff

Jul 2nd 2011, 6:42 PM 378 Views 2 Comments

Demonstrators say the facility is seriously under resourced. Meanwhile a protest about Roscommon County Hospital is planned for Leinster House for Wednesday.

Lost climbers rescued in Wicklow - thanks to their smartphones
# Rescue
# Rescue

Lost climbers rescued in Wicklow - thanks to their smartphones

Jun 8th 2011, 3:04 PM 1,156 Views 12 Comments

The group were stranded by descending cloud and poor visibility, but mountain rescue teams used co-ordinates from the hikers’ GPS-enabled phones to pinpoint their location.

GPs warn of major problems in changes to prescribing psychiatric drugs
# Health
# Health

GPs warn of major problems in changes to prescribing psychiatric drugs

Apr 8th 2011, 2:53 PM 705 Views 0 Comments

Up to 48 hour delays predicted for greater Dublin area patients under the new scheme, but the HSE says it’s already in place in the rest of the country.

One in ten chooses internet over GP
# Health
# Health

One in ten chooses internet over GP

Mar 11th 2011, 8:07 PM 1,228 Views 0 Comments

More and more people seeking to improve their medical knowledge by going online.