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Private mental health centres provide better care than HSE facilities, report finds
Inspectors highlighted multiple serious risks and poor environments across five HSE approved centres in Cork.
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LeBron James urged to rethink vaccine stance
In comments ahead of the All-Star Game last weekend, the Los Angeles Lakers superstar would not say whether he planned on getting vaccinated.
Private cancer patients getting access to drugs that public patients can't get is 'incredibly unfair'
The Irish Cancer Society said that lifesaving medicines should be available to everyone who could benefit from them, not just people with private health insurance.
80% surveyed in student accommodation in Dublin city are international students paying average €250 a week rent
A new report commissioned by DCC looks into student accommodation in the capital.
The State has spent over €100k for security on an empty barracks in last three years
Columb Barracks has been earmarked as a site to develop affordable housing, but has been vacant since 2012.
Gareth Bale issue an internal matter, says Real Madrid manager
The Welsh star departed the club’s defeat to Real Sociedad before full time, but Santiago Solari was reluctant to elaborate on the situation.
'Somebody needs to shout stop': HSE nursing homes cost a lot more to run than private ones
New figures show a significant discrepancy in the weekly costs of providing long-term residential care for elderly people.
Photos: East German village sells for €140,000
Only about 20 mostly retired people still live in the cluster of decaying homes.
Trump Jr releases messages with WikiLeaks during 2016 campaign
The private messages released by Trump Jr on Twitter show him responding to the website three times.
Poll: Should Ireland's water services be publicly owned?
The government has agreed to a referendum on whether or not Ireland’s water utility should be publicly owned.
Here are ways you can privately share photos with your friends and family
Not everyone wants to use Facebook or email to share their special moments.
It doesn't deal with complaints, so what does the Policing Authority do?
Garda Commissioner Noírín O’Sullivan is before the authority today – but she won’t be asked about those transcripts.
I chose to put my four children through private secondary school, here's why
There may be an air of ambition that one hopes will be contagious. If the friends all have high hopes, ours probably will too.
NI mum and daughter lose challenge against ban on free abortions in England
The teen cannot be named to protect her identity.
Here are the 11 cheapest Greek islands for sale right now
The cheapest one is on the market for €3 million.
Troubled Malaysia Airlines shares suspended as it prepares to go private
The airline lost 443m ringgit in the first quarter of this year.
Students from closed private colleges offered new courses at a discount
The news has been welcomed, but the Irish Council for International Students said that some students feel paying again is “unjust”.
Everything you need to know about what it will cost you to go to hospital
Going private, going public or have a medical card? How much is it going to set you back?
Reilly: We'll be more than happy to meet St Vincent's in court
The hospital was asked by the HSE to stop 80 consultants on State salaries from working between both public and private hospitals on the campus.
"It's going to take for someone to be hurt": Street lighting problems around Ireland
Chambers Park in Kilcock isn’t the only estate to run into problems with public lighting. Here are your stories.
How to keep your data safe from prying eyes
With more revelations about spying emerging every week, there are ways to ensure your data isn’t intercepted or stored against your wishes.
First meningitis B vaccine now available privately in Ireland
The Meningitis Research Foundation has called for the vaccine to be implemented nationally for all children.
Explainer: Why are the major social media sites trying to break into mobile messaging?
With younger users moving towards apps like Viber, WhatsApp, and Line, the traditional social media sites are trying to bring them back.
Aviva health insurance to increase its premiums by 5.2%
The increases will be imposed from 1 January 2014, with Aviva stating the government’s recent decision on rates means the new bed charge is 10.8 times the old charge.
Photos: Here's an €11 million island up for sale in Bermuda
Because hey, who wouldn’t want to own their own island?
The burning question*: Do you answer calls from blocked numbers?
It’s Monday, so let distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)
Interview: Every week, 500 people send their secrets to Frank Warren. Here's why.
From peeing in the shower to secretly not loving their wife, PostSecret has become a trove of secrets on the web. Founder Frank Warren, who is speaking in Dublin today, explains why he does it.
ALONE: "Grave concerns" about issues at private nursing homes
The charity, which supports older people, made the comments following the taking over of a private Galway nursing home by the HSE.
State spent €70m on private and state accommodation for asylum seekers
Over 5,100 people are currently being housed in 37 accommodation centres around Ireland.
Second time lucky: NASA launches SpaceX rocket headed for ISS
Saturday’s first attempt at a launch was abandoned after engine trouble – but no such problems this time, with a payload of food – and 300 temporarily spacebound astronomy buffs.
VIDEO: ISS cargo rocket fails on launch
The SpaceX mission was to be the first attempt by private US companies vying to take over the supply route following the end of NASA’s shuttle missions.