Mo Flynn: ‘It’s time to get the focus back on what people in Rehab really do.’ Photograph: Frank Miller

Charity says it is axing management bonuses and cutting pay for senior staff

John Saunders: ‘We’re talking about teenagers who may find themselves in wards with much older people in environments that can feel threatening and fearful.’ Photograph: Alan Betson

Mental Health Commission warns against ‘unacceptable’ practice

Director of Dóchas Hans Zomer  encouraged people to use  to support charities that operate transparently. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times will help donors evaluate charities before they hand over money

 Stelian Ciuciu (right), with his children Jennifer, Miriama, Stelian Jnr and Mirabella,  representing the Roma community at the anti-racism rally in Waterford. Photograph: Patrick Browne

Most agree that actions of anti-Roma protesters do not represent views of majority

Pictured at Waterford City at an anti racism rally is Stelian Ciuciu (right) with his children Jennifer, Miriama, Stelian Jnr and Mirabella who are representing the Roma community. Photograph: Patrick Browne

About 100 people gather in Co Waterford to demonstrate against anti-Roma protests

Taoiseach Enda Kenny, Tánaiste Joan Burton and Kevin Humphreys arriving for the launch of the Pathways to Work strategy at Government Buildings yesterday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Analysis: Unemployment is falling – but the scars of the economic crisis remain

President Michael D Higgins and his wife Sabina at Aras An Uachtarain with the Federal President of the Republic of Austria  Dr Heinz Fischer and Mrs Margit Fischer  at the start of an official visit to Ireland. Photograph: Maxwell’s

Athlone Community Radio issued invitation to Higgins to be interviewed by asylum seekers

Almost two years after details of a new after-school childcare scheme were announced, just over 100 children are availing of it

Just over 100 children in scheme that was due to offer ‘upwards of 6,000’ places

Ellen Doyle with her son, Kaylan, in East Wall, Dublin.  “I just couldn’t make it work.” Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Ellen Doyle says the cost of childcare is a major barrier to parents returning to work

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