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# noteworthy-ie - Thursday 20 August, 2020

Opinion: Prioritising small housing units on crammed sites leads to risks
# Lowering Standards
# Lowering Standards

Opinion: Prioritising small housing units on crammed sites leads to risks

Aug 20th 2020, 7:00 AM 14,885 Views 13 Comments

Orla Hegarty writes that lockdown has been a time to reflect on getting our new housing right.

# noteworthy-ie - Saturday 15 August, 2020

Opinion: Homegrown seed is the kernel of a food revolution
# Seed Revolution
# Seed Revolution

Opinion: Homegrown seed is the kernel of a food revolution

Aug 15th 2020, 7:00 PM 26,497 Views 6 Comments

Irish Seed Savers outline how support for organic heritage seed is the key to ensuring long-term food security on our island.

# noteworthy-ie - Wednesday 12 August, 2020

Opinion: Support is needed to help people with Down syndrome return to work
# Shutting The Door
# Shutting The Door

Opinion: Support is needed to help people with Down syndrome return to work

Aug 12th 2020, 7:30 PM 16,068 Views 1 Comment

96% of employees on Down Syndrome Ireland’s Ability Programme were temporarily laid off due to Covid-19.

# noteworthy-ie - Thursday 6 August, 2020

‘It's dangerous’: How Ireland is behind the curve on home care regulation
# Caring For Carers
# Caring For Carers

‘It's dangerous’: How Ireland is behind the curve on home care regulation

Aug 6th 2020, 6:20 AM 13,408 Views 3 Comments

Part three of Noteworthy’s investigation reveals no legal requirements for training or registration in carer sector.

# noteworthy-ie - Wednesday 5 August, 2020

'It's demoralising and makes me want to leave': How poor pay is impacting home carers in this 'lucrative' sector
# Caring For Carers
# Caring For Carers

'It's demoralising and makes me want to leave': How poor pay is impacting home carers in this 'lucrative' sector

Aug 5th 2020, 12:02 AM 30,094 Views 15 Comments

Part two of Noteworthy’s investigation examines pay and conditions of these frontline workers, as well as profits made by providers.

# noteworthy-ie - Tuesday 4 August, 2020

'I am struggling': How home carers became the forgotten frontline workers of the pandemic
# Caring For Carers
# Caring For Carers

'I am struggling': How home carers became the forgotten frontline workers of the pandemic

Aug 4th 2020, 12:02 AM 29,093 Views 16 Comments

Part one of Noteworthy’s in-depth investigation shows that many carers took a pay hit and felt unsupported during the Covid-19 crisis.

# noteworthy-ie - Sunday 2 August, 2020

Caring about childcare, parent rights and carers: Latest news from Noteworthy
# Help Us Investigate
# Help Us Investigate

Caring about childcare, parent rights and carers: Latest news from Noteworthy

Aug 2nd 2020, 10:30 AM 13,601 Views 1 Comment

Our community-driven platform has listened to you and launched proposed projects on the Big Four, plastic waste and agri-subsidies.

# noteworthy-ie - Saturday 1 August, 2020

Opinion: ‘Travellers have to hide their identity just to get a foot in the door’
# Racism At Work
# Racism At Work

Opinion: ‘Travellers have to hide their identity just to get a foot in the door’

Aug 1st 2020, 8:00 PM 45,936 Views 0 Comments

Pavee Point’s Caoimhe McCabe outlines the level of workplace discrimination against Travellers and how to combat the problem.

# noteworthy-ie - Saturday 25 July, 2020

Opinion: Government needs to give people of all abilities a chance on the job market
# Shutting The Door
# Shutting The Door

Opinion: Government needs to give people of all abilities a chance on the job market

Jul 25th 2020, 6:05 PM 17,712 Views 19 Comments

Advocate Craig Kelly writes about how Covid-19 will make a hard situation worse for people with disabilities trying to find a job.

# noteworthy-ie - Thursday 23 July, 2020

‘Children's needs should be the priority for after-school services’
# Childcare Voices
# Childcare Voices

‘Children's needs should be the priority for after-school services’

Jul 23rd 2020, 7:00 AM 12,601 Views 0 Comments

Prevention and Early Intervention expert Marian Quinn outlines the need for a reimagined after-school sector on the other side of Covid-19.

# noteworthy-ie - Wednesday 22 July, 2020

‘Without state interventions many childcare providers will go out of business’
# Childcare Voices
# Childcare Voices

‘Without state interventions many childcare providers will go out of business’

Jul 22nd 2020, 7:00 AM 10,047 Views 19 Comments

Childcare centre owners Sarah O’Leary and and Michele Akerlind explain how better investment can build a well paid and affordable childcare sector.

# noteworthy-ie - Tuesday 21 July, 2020

‘Time to radically reform childcare and break the tension between fees and quality’
# Childcare Voices
# Childcare Voices

‘Time to radically reform childcare and break the tension between fees and quality’

Jul 21st 2020, 7:00 AM 13,270 Views 11 Comments

In the latest in our Childcare Voices series, Darragh O’Connor of SIPTU outlines why the trade union is calling for big changes in pay and affordability in the sector.

# noteworthy-ie - Monday 20 July, 2020

‘We are essentially paying out a second mortgage in childcare every month’
# Childcare Voices
# Childcare Voices

‘We are essentially paying out a second mortgage in childcare every month’

Jul 20th 2020, 7:00 AM 27,846 Views 49 Comments

Mother Lynda Butler outlines the impact of childcare costs for her first daughter and how high fees are making her think twice about having a second child.

# noteworthy-ie - Tuesday 14 July, 2020

Stateless children and parents who are legal 'strangers': the Irish families left in limbo
# Parent Rights
# Parent Rights

Stateless children and parents who are legal 'strangers': the Irish families left in limbo

Jul 14th 2020, 12:05 AM 24,012 Views 5 Comments

It has been 15 years since the State was told to legally protect the rights of families using ‘non-traditional’ conception methods.

# noteworthy-ie - Saturday 11 July, 2020

Opinion: We need serious help to 'stop burning stuff' to heat our homes
# Burning Issue
# Burning Issue

Opinion: We need serious help to 'stop burning stuff' to heat our homes

Jul 11th 2020, 8:00 PM 38,726 Views 70 Comments

UCC researcher calls for a broader range of clean energy initiatives as small towns suffer air pollution from residential solid fuel burning.

# noteworthy-ie - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

Women 'dismissed' by doctors over mesh and epilepsy drug fears 'deserve apology'
# Ignored
# Ignored

Women 'dismissed' by doctors over mesh and epilepsy drug fears 'deserve apology'

Jul 8th 2020, 12:02 AM 21,588 Views 9 Comments

Irish patient groups call for a State apology and similar inquiries here following the publication of a UK report.

# noteworthy-ie - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Investigating floods schemes and winning our first award: Latest news from Noteworthy
# Award Winning
# Award Winning

Investigating floods schemes and winning our first award: Latest news from Noteworthy

Jul 1st 2020, 10:30 AM 4,341 Views 0 Comments

Our community-driven platform has listened to you and recently launched projects on issues including racism and hedge cutting.

# noteworthy-ie - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

Building barriers: How plans for the largest flood scheme in Irish history became so divisive
# Banks Of The Lee
# Banks Of The Lee

Building barriers: How plans for the largest flood scheme in Irish history became so divisive

Jun 17th 2020, 12:04 AM 34,204 Views 13 Comments

Cork controversy throws up major questions about how Ireland approaches flooding relief in the face of growing climate change threat.

# noteworthy-ie - Friday 12 June, 2020

Beaumont researchers change opt-out deadline for genomics study following calls by Health Minister
# Selling Our Genes
# Selling Our Genes

Beaumont researchers change opt-out deadline for genomics study following calls by Health Minister

Updated Jun 12th 2020, 6:01 PM 22,008 Views 6 Comments

Concerns were raised in the Dáil because “public awareness of this significant proposal is very limited”.

# noteworthy-ie - Monday 8 June, 2020

Bumper month for support and Covid-19 project update: Latest news from Noteworthy
# Busy Investigating
# Busy Investigating

Bumper month for support and Covid-19 project update: Latest news from Noteworthy

Jun 8th 2020, 7:30 PM 7,726 Views 0 Comments

More of your ideas have been turned into proposed investigations as part of the team’s pandemic project.

# noteworthy-ie - Saturday 6 June, 2020

Opinion: Entrepreneurs with a disability need support to compete - and it's just not there
# Shutting The Door
# Shutting The Door

Opinion: Entrepreneurs with a disability need support to compete - and it's just not there

Jun 6th 2020, 7:30 PM 12,141 Views 31 Comments

Award-winning photographer, Eddie Hennessy, says his business gave him self worth but lack of support will shutter it.

# noteworthy-ie - Saturday 30 May, 2020

Five weeks in lockdown in hospital is tough - and the food makes it worse
# Cystic Fibrosis
# Cystic Fibrosis

Five weeks in lockdown in hospital is tough - and the food makes it worse

May 30th 2020, 6:00 PM 54,761 Views 55 Comments

A patient with cystic fibrosis, for whom nutrition is key to health, shares her hospital food experience.

# noteworthy-ie - Wednesday 27 May, 2020

Fall in air pollution from traffic since Covid-19 restrictions
# Clearing The Air
# Clearing The Air

Fall in air pollution from traffic since Covid-19 restrictions

May 27th 2020, 12:11 PM 9,851 Views 34 Comments

According to the Environmental Protection Agency, nitrogen dioxide levels have dropped in tandem with the sharp fall in car use over the past months.

# noteworthy-ie - Sunday 17 May, 2020

Campaign group concerned over increasing number of broken lifts at train stations
# Lift Out
# Lift Out

Campaign group concerned over increasing number of broken lifts at train stations

May 17th 2020, 7:30 PM 16,716 Views 36 Comments

Over eight stations, on average, had lifts out of action over the past two weeks, according to Access for All campaign group.

# noteworthy-ie - Saturday 16 May, 2020

Opinion: Ireland's courts might have a digital future but vulnerable people need protection
# Court In E-Session
# Court In E-Session

Opinion: Ireland's courts might have a digital future but vulnerable people need protection

May 16th 2020, 7:30 PM 12,018 Views 11 Comments

‘Those who cannot afford to pay for legal representation, people with intellectual disabilities and non-native English speakers will need help to navigate the new system.’

# noteworthy-ie - Monday 4 May, 2020

Bicycle blackspots and Covid-19 domestic violence: Latest news from Noteworthy
# Busy Investigating
# Busy Investigating

Bicycle blackspots and Covid-19 domestic violence: Latest news from Noteworthy

May 4th 2020, 7:30 PM 23,442 Views 1 Comment

More of your ideas have been turned into proposed investigations as part of the team’s pandemic project.

# noteworthy-ie - Sunday 3 May, 2020

The hard graft of horticulture makes it difficult for the sector to grow
# Essential Workers
# Essential Workers

The hard graft of horticulture makes it difficult for the sector to grow

May 3rd 2020, 8:30 PM 21,324 Views 34 Comments

The Keelings workers controversy has thrown a spotlight on a complex corner of Irish food production.

# noteworthy-ie - Wednesday 29 April, 2020

Concerns over timing of opt-out 'publicity campaign' for genomics research
# Consent Process
# Consent Process

Concerns over timing of opt-out 'publicity campaign' for genomics research

Apr 29th 2020, 7:30 PM 17,383 Views 7 Comments

Researchers are worried that affected patients and families will not see notices for commercially linked study.

# noteworthy-ie - Monday 27 April, 2020

'Cyclists are taking their life in their hands': Exposing poor bike infrastructure across Ireland
# Bicycle Blackspots
# Bicycle Blackspots

'Cyclists are taking their life in their hands': Exposing poor bike infrastructure across Ireland

Apr 27th 2020, 12:27 PM 23,731 Views 104 Comments

The second part of Noteworthy’s in-depth investigation analyses complaints to uncover the main problems facing cyclists.

'Frustrated, worried, stressed and anxious': The worst places in Ireland to be a cyclist
# Bicycle Blackspots
# Bicycle Blackspots

'Frustrated, worried, stressed and anxious': The worst places in Ireland to be a cyclist

Apr 27th 2020, 12:05 AM 83,966 Views 80 Comments

The first part of Noteworthy’s in-depth investigation reveals high risk areas in its analysis of 12 years of cyclist collision data.

# noteworthy-ie - Tuesday 21 April, 2020

'A breeding ground for abuse': Children at risk behind the closed doors of Covid-19
# Trapped With Tormentors
# Trapped With Tormentors

'A breeding ground for abuse': Children at risk behind the closed doors of Covid-19

Apr 21st 2020, 12:05 AM 31,097 Views 10 Comments

The second part of Noteworthy’s investigation into domestic abuse finds vulnerable children are losing out on supports and escape during the pandemic.

# noteworthy-ie - Monday 20 April, 2020

"I feel constantly suffocated": The domestic violence epidemic raging behind closed doors of Covid-19
# Trapped With Tormentors
# Trapped With Tormentors

"I feel constantly suffocated": The domestic violence epidemic raging behind closed doors of Covid-19

Apr 20th 2020, 6:35 AM 64,300 Views 13 Comments

The first part of Noteworthy’s in-depth investigation into domestic abuse finds that services are dangerously underfunded during the coronavirus crisis.

# noteworthy-ie - Monday 6 April, 2020

Looking at long-term impact of Covid-19 crisis: Latest news from Noteworthy
# Help Us Investigate
# Help Us Investigate

Looking at long-term impact of Covid-19 crisis: Latest news from Noteworthy

Apr 6th 2020, 11:59 AM 29,694 Views 1 Comment

The first investigation will look at a suspected increase in domestic abuse during the coronavirus pandemic.

# noteworthy-ie - Wednesday 18 March, 2020

Opinion: 'We battled to have our son's autism diagnosed - how might the delay have affected him?'
# The Long Wait
# The Long Wait

Opinion: 'We battled to have our son's autism diagnosed - how might the delay have affected him?'

Mar 18th 2020, 7:29 PM 23,757 Views 12 Comments

Mother’s six-year struggle of appeals, complaints and a High Court case to get her son the help he needed.

# noteworthy-ie - Thursday 12 March, 2020

Opinion: 'The culture of playing through pain and concussion needs to change'
# Head In The Game
# Head In The Game

Opinion: 'The culture of playing through pain and concussion needs to change'

Mar 12th 2020, 7:30 PM 9,332 Views 4 Comments

‘I’d become wise how to beat the tests’ – responses to concussion researcher show more than protocols and workshops needed to change culture.

Opinion: 'The culture of playing through pain and concussion in GAA needs to change'
# Head In The Game
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# Head In The Game

Opinion: 'The culture of playing through pain and concussion in GAA needs to change'

Mar 12th 2020, 7:30 PM 2,645 Views 1 Comment

‘I’d become wise how to beat the tests’ – responses to concussion researcher show more than protocols and workshops needed to change culture.

# noteworthy-ie - Saturday 7 March, 2020

Opinion: 'We have to act now before our genetic code falls into private hands to be used for profit'
# Selling Our Genes
# Selling Our Genes

Opinion: 'We have to act now before our genetic code falls into private hands to be used for profit'

Mar 7th 2020, 7:27 PM 33,638 Views 37 Comments

Solicitor Simon McGarr also explains how Genomics Medicine Ireland did not meet the informed consent requirements for a Galway study.

# noteworthy-ie - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

Opinion: ‘Coillte took me to court but we could work together to make forests a better place'
# Earth Protector
# Earth Protector

Opinion: ‘Coillte took me to court but we could work together to make forests a better place'

Mar 3rd 2020, 7:38 PM 22,951 Views 42 Comments

Last week, Sioned Jones was found not guilty of criminal damage of a Coillte Forest but guilty of a second charge of stealing firewood.

# noteworthy-ie - Monday 2 March, 2020

Record-breaking month with highest number of supporters: Latest news from Noteworthy
# Thank You
# Thank You

Record-breaking month with highest number of supporters: Latest news from Noteworthy

Mar 2nd 2020, 6:29 PM 8,857 Views 0 Comments

An investigation into the most dangerous roads and junctions for cyclists is also underway.

# noteworthy-ie - Sunday 23 February, 2020

Opinion: “The next government needs to treat the rape epidemic as seriously as the housing and health crises”
# Support System
# Support System

Opinion: “The next government needs to treat the rape epidemic as seriously as the housing and health crises”

Feb 23rd 2020, 6:01 PM 30,062 Views 21 Comments

Lavinia Kerwick was the first Irish rape survivor to waive her anonymity.