The Government has agreed a process to reverse some of the cuts imposed on GPs. Photograph: Getty Images

Work needed before Coalition’s plan for free GP care for everyone can be implemented

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Concerns raised about quality of medical procedures at hospital

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar speaking at the Fine Gael party conference in Castlebar last weekend. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Leo Varadkar says members make ‘worship of the party line their religion’

The new memorandum of understanding says the substantive negotiations on the new GP contract will commence no later than March 31st, 2015.

Memorandum of understanding could pave way for free GP care

Ged Nash: he has declared that 2015 is the year of the pay rise across the economy

Employers rejects plans for raise as unions demand increase on €8.65 rate

President Michael D Higgins said the fears and aspirations of those trapped in chronic job insecurity must be addressed  during his Edward Phelan lecture at RCSI. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

President stresses need to help those in precarious employment during RCSI lecture

Taoiseach Enda Kenny speaking at the launch of the Low Pay Commission. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

80,000 will be removed from the scope of USC

Commissioner Niall Cody.Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Revenue sought assistance to bring some of those named in leaked bank files before Irish courts

The union Siptu will seek assurances on the future of 1,500 Aer Lingus jobs before deciding whether or not to back the bid. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Incoming Aer Lingus chief wants airline to be allowed manage sale of Ryanair 29.8% stake

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