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# rte-investigates - Thursday 1 July, 2021

'Just ignore the bell': Whistleblowers raise concerns about patient care in nursing homes
# Pandemic
# Pandemic

'Just ignore the bell': Whistleblowers raise concerns about patient care in nursing homes

Jul 1st 2021, 10:00 PM 31,946 Views 24 Comments

In some homes Covid-positive and Covid-negative residents were placed in the same areas, Prime Time reported tonight.

# rte-investigates - Tuesday 30 March, 2021

Data watchdog launches inquiry into Health Department's processing of personal data
# Dossiers
# Dossiers

Data watchdog launches inquiry into Health Department's processing of personal data

Mar 30th 2021, 11:01 AM 5,841 Views 5 Comments

The inquiry follows last week’s RTÉ Investigates report on the Department processing data of children with autism involved in cases against the State.

# rte-investigates - Sunday 28 March, 2021

Allegations of department gathering dossiers on children with autism 'extremely concerning', says Paul Reid
# Autism
# Autism

Allegations of department gathering dossiers on children with autism 'extremely concerning', says Paul Reid

Mar 28th 2021, 5:25 PM 23,838 Views 34 Comments

Patient confidentiality is one of the cornerstones of the health service, said the HSE boss.

# rte-investigates - Friday 26 March, 2021

Taoiseach requests review into Health Department's gathering of dossiers on children with autism
# Rté Investigates
# Rté Investigates

Taoiseach requests review into Health Department's gathering of dossiers on children with autism

Mar 26th 2021, 2:53 PM 14,244 Views 29 Comments

Labour leader Alan Kelly the Taoiseach’s “belated” call for a policy review will not answer the ‘why’ of the issue.

# rte-investigates - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

'A stark reminder': RTÉ documentary shows frontline of battle against Covid-19
# Rté Investigates
# Rté Investigates

'A stark reminder': RTÉ documentary shows frontline of battle against Covid-19

Jun 30th 2020, 8:30 AM 29,824 Views 75 Comments

Viewers last night were brought inside the intensive care unit of St James’ Hospital, where staff have been dealing with the worst of this disease.

# rte-investigates - Monday 17 February, 2020

Irish Greyhound Board spent nearly €18k on public relations in three months after RTÉ documentary
# Greyhounds
# Greyhounds

Irish Greyhound Board spent nearly €18k on public relations in three months after RTÉ documentary

Feb 17th 2020, 1:16 PM 15,839 Views 119 Comments

The IGB hired communications firm Heneghan PR a week after the documentary aired.

# rte-investigates - Tuesday 28 January, 2020

Councillor Hugh McElvaney breached ethics law during undercover RTÉ investigation, SIPO finds
# Monaghan
# Monaghan

Councillor Hugh McElvaney breached ethics law during undercover RTÉ investigation, SIPO finds

Jan 28th 2020, 6:24 PM 24,296 Views 0 Comments

McElvaney was subject of an RTÉ Investigates programme Standard in Public Office, aired in 2015.

# rte-investigates - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

Government to consider statutory inquiry into Scouting Ireland after victims of sexual abuse speak out
# Sexual Abuse
# Sexual Abuse

Government to consider statutory inquiry into Scouting Ireland after victims of sexual abuse speak out

Updated Nov 13th 2019, 1:16 PM 21,712 Views 19 Comments

One victim described his relationship with drugs and alcohol as a result of the abuse.

# rte-investigates - Monday 14 October, 2019

RTÉ accused of neglecting child safety in war of words with Tusla ahead of Hyde and Seek exposé
# Hyde And Seek
# Hyde And Seek

RTÉ accused of neglecting child safety in war of words with Tusla ahead of Hyde and Seek exposé

Oct 14th 2019, 12:05 AM 26,689 Views 32 Comments

The RTÉ documentary about the Hyde and Seek chain was broadcast on 24 July.

# rte-investigates - Monday 30 September, 2019

Greyhound board in 'shock' over decision to not promote the sport to tourists
# Racing
# Racing

Greyhound board in 'shock' over decision to not promote the sport to tourists

Sep 30th 2019, 3:23 PM 24,225 Views 67 Comments

Irish tourism bodies met with the Irish Greyhound Board to inform them of this decision last Thursday.

# rte-investigates - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

Councillor faces significant legal bill following failed attempt to stop ethics inquiry
# SIPO
# SIPO

Councillor faces significant legal bill following failed attempt to stop ethics inquiry

Sep 10th 2019, 2:21 PM 19,480 Views 0 Comments

Councillor McElvaney was one of the subjects of an RTÉ Investigates programme in 2015.

# rte-investigates - Sunday 25 August, 2019

Ross asked Department of Agriculture to cut funding to greyhound industry after RTÉ doc
# Subsidised
# Subsidised

Ross asked Department of Agriculture to cut funding to greyhound industry after RTÉ doc

Aug 25th 2019, 7:30 AM 18,342 Views 71 Comments

The Minister for Sport said some of his constituents were outraged by the abuses in the greyhound industry that were revealed.

# rte-investigates - Friday 26 July, 2019

'What do we want? Davy out' - Protest held outside Hyde and Seek creche
# Childcare
# Childcare

'What do we want? Davy out' - Protest held outside Hyde and Seek creche

Jul 26th 2019, 5:37 PM 42,896 Views 41 Comments

The protest was held to demonstrate against the facility which was the subject of an RTÉ Investigates programme.

# rte-investigates - Thursday 25 July, 2019

Creches near Hyde and Seek 'inundated' with calls from parents asking for a place

Creches near Hyde and Seek 'inundated' with calls from parents asking for a place

Jul 25th 2019, 9:00 PM 31,181 Views 25 Comments

Up to 45 calls have been made to different childcare places in the vicinity after last night’s RTÉ programme.

Planning authority raised concerns about fire evacuation at Hyde & Seek creche before its construction
# Creches
# Creches

Planning authority raised concerns about fire evacuation at Hyde & Seek creche before its construction

Jul 25th 2019, 12:05 AM 20,693 Views 20 Comments

A number of fire safety issues at the creche chain were raised during an RTÉ documentary last night.

# rte-investigates - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

Owner of creche chain accused of 'huge breaches' after being filmed roughly handling children in care
# Hyde And Seek
# Hyde And Seek

Owner of creche chain accused of 'huge breaches' after being filmed roughly handling children in care

Jul 24th 2019, 10:30 PM 99,345 Views 12 Comments

An RTÉ documentary into practices at Hyde & Seek was broadcast earlier this evening.

# rte-investigates - Thursday 18 July, 2019

Ross calls for resignations over greyhound scandal saying it amounts to 'subsidised cruelty'
# Greyhound Industry
# Greyhound Industry

Ross calls for resignations over greyhound scandal saying it amounts to 'subsidised cruelty'

Jul 18th 2019, 7:15 AM 12,180 Views 42 Comments

A spokesperson for the minister said there was a 40 minute discussion at Cabinet yesterday over the controversy

# rte-investigates - Thursday 27 June, 2019

Irish Greyhound Board 'strongly condemns actions of minority in industry'
# Rté Investigates
# Rté Investigates

Irish Greyhound Board 'strongly condemns actions of minority in industry'

Jun 27th 2019, 10:15 AM 17,327 Views 84 Comments

Minister of State Andrew Doyle said that he had “deep concerns” about the industry, and that all allegations will be examined.

# rte-investigates - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

Internal documents show up to one million litres of oil leaked from ESB underground cables
# Rté Investigates
# Rté Investigates

Internal documents show up to one million litres of oil leaked from ESB underground cables

Jun 5th 2019, 12:07 PM 25,354 Views 29 Comments

An RTÉ Investigates programme will look into the pollution.

# rte-investigates - Thursday 25 October, 2018

Pensioner had visiting hours cut at wife's HSE-run care home after protesting over lapses in her care
# Cherry Orchard Hospital
# Cherry Orchard Hospital

Pensioner had visiting hours cut at wife's HSE-run care home after protesting over lapses in her care

Oct 25th 2018, 4:33 PM 45,195 Views 70 Comments

Patrick Fitzgerald is only allowed to visit his wife for four hours a week after questioning the standard of care given to her.

# rte-investigates - Monday 17 September, 2018

Investigation into councillor who asked for 'loads of money' won't hear from undercover RTÉ reporter
# Hugh Mcelvaney
# Hugh Mcelvaney

Investigation into councillor who asked for 'loads of money' won't hear from undercover RTÉ reporter

Sep 17th 2018, 6:21 PM 38,443 Views 0 Comments

An SIPO hearing into Hugh McElvaney’s alleged breach of the ethics of public office heard the reporter was “no doubt attractive”.

# rte-investigates - Thursday 7 June, 2018

Simon Harris says it's 'right and proper' HSE apologises over failings in audiology services
# Children
# Children

Simon Harris says it's 'right and proper' HSE apologises over failings in audiology services

Jun 7th 2018, 4:01 PM 8,886 Views 17 Comments

RTÉ has reported that the HSE identified errors in audiology services provided to children in the west of Ireland.

# rte-investigates - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

HSE apologises 'unreservedly' to women raped while they were children in foster care
# Galway
# Galway

HSE apologises 'unreservedly' to women raped while they were children in foster care

Apr 25th 2018, 10:52 AM 25,672 Views 41 Comments

“It’s not a life, I’m doing the prison sentence.”

# rte-investigates - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

Woman had to have aggressive chemotherapy and radiation treatment after cancer misdiagnosis
# St James's Hospital
# St James's Hospital

Woman had to have aggressive chemotherapy and radiation treatment after cancer misdiagnosis

Feb 20th 2018, 8:19 PM 22,403 Views 23 Comments

RTÉ Investigates has confirmed that two patients had their cancer misdiagnosed at the hospital.

# rte-investigates - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

A Garda was caught writing out a drink-driving summons with a Guinness pen on TV last night
# Awkward
From The Daily Edge
# Awkward

A Garda was caught writing out a drink-driving summons with a Guinness pen on TV last night

Dec 12th 2017, 4:36 PM 8,047 Views 9 Comments

Only in Ireland …

In Westmeath, nearly 9 in 10 drink driving cases led to a conviction. In Waterford, it's just over 3 in 10
# Postcode Lottery
# Postcode Lottery

In Westmeath, nearly 9 in 10 drink driving cases led to a conviction. In Waterford, it's just over 3 in 10

Dec 12th 2017, 7:30 AM 14,167 Views 24 Comments

A report by RTÉ Investigates has shown that your location can dictate your chance of being prosecuted for a driving offence.

# rte-investigates - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

'I don't want to jump queues': Thousands waiting up to 4 years for cataract surgery
# Mary Comber
# Mary Comber

'I don't want to jump queues': Thousands waiting up to 4 years for cataract surgery

Nov 22nd 2017, 3:38 PM 11,941 Views 51 Comments

The eye condition causes a person’s vision to become impaired, and is the leading cause of blindness in the world.

# rte-investigates - Friday 3 November, 2017

We need fines of €1 million for 'unscrupulous' landlords, says senior Dublin City Council official
# Rental Crisis
# Rental Crisis

We need fines of €1 million for 'unscrupulous' landlords, says senior Dublin City Council official

Nov 3rd 2017, 4:26 PM 14,145 Views 97 Comments

An RTÉ investigation last night showed widespread breaches in terms of health and safety standards across the private rental sector.

'Nothing but sharks and vultures' - Calls for enforcement after RTÉ documentary on dodgy landlords
# Rental Crisis
# Rental Crisis

'Nothing but sharks and vultures' - Calls for enforcement after RTÉ documentary on dodgy landlords

Nov 3rd 2017, 9:07 AM 27,833 Views 96 Comments

The Prime Time Investigates programme highlighted how some landlords were charging over 20 people hundreds of euro a month.

# rte-investigates - Thursday 2 November, 2017

16 people in a single bedroom, 64 people renting a house: Documentary shows state of Ireland's rental 'nightmares'
# Rté Investigates
# Rté Investigates

16 people in a single bedroom, 64 people renting a house: Documentary shows state of Ireland's rental 'nightmares'

Nov 2nd 2017, 10:35 PM 57,202 Views 109 Comments

A new investigation shows widespread breaches in terms of health and safety standards across the private rental sector.

# rte-investigates - Friday 26 May, 2017

University presidents showed 'arrogance' when questioned about financial misconduct, claims TD
# Misleading Information
# Misleading Information

University presidents showed 'arrogance' when questioned about financial misconduct, claims TD

May 26th 2017, 10:56 AM 17,902 Views 27 Comments

An RTÉ Investigates show aired last night which highlighted a number of incidents in the third-level sector.

# rte-investigates - Thursday 25 May, 2017

'€100,000 was spent on pens and medallions for retiring university staff'
# Universities Unchallenged
# Universities Unchallenged

'€100,000 was spent on pens and medallions for retiring university staff'

May 25th 2017, 10:40 PM 31,271 Views 66 Comments

The claims came in an RTÉ Investigates show aired tonight, which highlighted a number of incidents in the third-level sector.

# rte-investigates - Monday 24 April, 2017

'I remember throwing myself on top of the coffin saying no, you can’t take her because I can’t do this again'
# Portiuncula Hospital
# Portiuncula Hospital

'I remember throwing myself on top of the coffin saying no, you can’t take her because I can’t do this again'

Apr 24th 2017, 11:40 PM 23,053 Views 11 Comments

RTÉ Investigates reports on problems in care at Portiuncula Hospital.

# rte-investigates - Friday 21 April, 2017

Family of woman shot at same time as Garda Tony Golden to sue Gardaí
# Siobhán Phillips
# Siobhán Phillips

Family of woman shot at same time as Garda Tony Golden to sue Gardaí

Apr 21st 2017, 3:50 PM 34,842 Views 118 Comments

An RTÉ Investigates programme broadcast last night called into question whether the man who shot Garda Golden and Siobhán Phillips was in fact a Garda informer.

# rte-investigates - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Simon Harris 'pleased to announce' Crumlin Hospital scoliosis theatre to open in April
# Timely
# Timely

Simon Harris 'pleased to announce' Crumlin Hospital scoliosis theatre to open in April

Feb 7th 2017, 6:39 PM 26,909 Views 163 Comments

It has emerged that there are an extra 80,000 people on hospital waiting lists outside the government’s official figures.

# rte-investigates - Monday 6 February, 2017

Stories of people on hospital waiting lists are "absolutely inexcusable", says Simon Harris
# Living On The List
# Living On The List

Stories of people on hospital waiting lists are "absolutely inexcusable", says Simon Harris

Feb 6th 2017, 6:30 PM 30,346 Views 91 Comments

RTÉ Investigates reveals the painful reality behind the numbers on hospital waiting lists in Ireland.

# rte-investigates - Thursday 14 July, 2016

HSE care failures: No visits for 16 years, no files on 200 clients and high risk of sexual abuse
# Intellectual Disabilities
# Intellectual Disabilities

HSE care failures: No visits for 16 years, no files on 200 clients and high risk of sexual abuse

Jul 14th 2016, 10:15 PM 20,804 Views 45 Comments

The HSE has confirmed that of the 1,080 disability files reviewed by one report, “47 priority cases” were highlighted for follow up.

# rte-investigates - Friday 22 April, 2016

Road safety boss hits back after RTÉ programme claims NCT test flawed
# Mahameters
# Mahameters

Road safety boss hits back after RTÉ programme claims NCT test flawed

Apr 22nd 2016, 10:36 AM 24,918 Views 94 Comments

A RTÉ Investigation Unit programme questioned how tests were carried out on a car’s shock absorbers.

# rte-investigates - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

Despite our problems, Ireland is one of the least corrupt countries in the world
# (not Quite) Squeaky Clean
# (not Quite) Squeaky Clean

Despite our problems, Ireland is one of the least corrupt countries in the world

Jan 27th 2016, 9:08 AM 15,297 Views 158 Comments

We placed alongside Japan and Hong Kong in Transparency International’s corruption index.

# rte-investigates - Thursday 10 December, 2015

This councillor has been attempting to explain his encounters with "the beautiful Nina"
# Rté Investigates
# Rté Investigates

This councillor has been attempting to explain his encounters with "the beautiful Nina"

Dec 10th 2015, 11:39 PM 34,613 Views 86 Comments

Sligo councillor Joe Queenan insists his comments were taken out of context, and says he was “set up”.

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