Psychiatric Nurses Association in favour of industrial action

Members of the Psychiatric Nurses Association working at University College Hospital in Galway have voted overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action. (83%-17%)Nurses are angry about the ongoing problem of staff shortages at the facility. Union officials say patient safety is...

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Man airlifted to hospital after fall in Glendalough, Wicklow

A 55 year old man has been airlifted to hospital - after he fell while walking in Glendalough in Co. Wicklow. The alarm was raised at around 12.30 this afternoon - and the Irish Coastguard was dispatched to the scene....

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Fireman uncle called out to scene of nephew’s tragic death

The fireman uncle of a teenager who tragically lost his life in a quad-bike accident was called out to attend...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 6:19pm Read More

Martin: Government messed up medical card system

Fianna Fáil has today called on the Government to abandon plans to change the medical card system.Party leader and former...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 5:54pm Read More

Callely sentencing adjourned until Monday

Ivor Callely's sentencing for claiming over €4,000 fake mobile phone expenses has been adjourned until Monday morning.The 56-year-old, with an...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 5:42pm Read More

Life sentence for man who murdered his best friend

A man has been sentenced to life in prison for the murder of his best friend in Co Kildare last...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 5:09pm Read More

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Callely claimed over €4,000 in false mobile phone expenses, court hears

The sentencing hearing of former junior minister Ivor Callely has heard he made over €4,000 from claiming false mobile phone...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 4:54pm Read More

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TD Wallace: We had to get over airport fence illegally

Deputy Mick Wallace said that he does not know if he will be charged or not after being arrested today...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 4:45pm Read More

Limerick teen killed in quad-bike accident

A young male has been killed in a road accident in Co Limerick today.It is believed the 17-year-old was travelling...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 4:36pm Read More

Former Minister Callely pleads guilty to further three charges

Former Junior Minister Ivor Callely has just pleaded guilty to a further three charges relating to false mobile phone expenses...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 4:04pm Read More

Property tax ‘a red-line issue’ for Sinn Féin

Finance spokesman Pearse Doherty has said that Sinn Féin will not agree to go into Government unless it can abolish...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 2:38pm Read More

Dana ‘covered up brother’s sex abuse’, court told

Eurovision Song Contest winner and former Irish presidential candidate Dana Rosemary Scallon covered up her brother's sexual abuse of two...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 2:14pm Read More

Two TDs arrested at Shannon Airport

Two TDs, understood to be Independent Deputies Mick Wallace and Clare Daly, have been arrested after trying to access US...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 2:13pm Read More

Man admits dangerous driving causing deaths of eight people

A Co Donegal man charged with dangerous driving causing the deaths of eight people in Inishowen in 2010 has today...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 2:08pm Read More

81 staff in publically-funded organisations make legal case against pay cut

The Health Service Executive says 81 of 143 people employed at organisations in receipt of taxpayers' money have made a...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 1:26pm Read More

Murder accused claims witness spoke openly of hatred for him

The trial of a man accused of murdering a Roma teenager has heard how a key witness spoke openly of...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 1:05pm Read More

Hospital staff refuse to co-operate with €250,000-a-year manager

Members of the IMPACT trade union in the Limerick group of hospitals will from today refuse to co-operate with their...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 12:55pm Read More

Number of people donating blood down 4% last year

The number of people donating blood dropped by 4% last year, according to the Irish Blood Transfusion Service which launched...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 12:41pm Read More

Residents and motorists warned as second Limerick water main bursts

Hundreds of homes in Limerick and Clare are without water supply after a water main burst in the early hours...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 12:02pm Read More

Justice Minister rules out direct intervention in Garda oversight

Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald has admitted that she does not know exactly who will run the new independent Garda authority.Minister...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 11:57am Read More