Jim Daly

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Social Democrats TD Róisín Shortall: “I have to question the Government’s sincerity and commitment to this.”  Photograph: Eric Luke

The Department of Health has been accused of trying to “capture” and control any attempt by Government to implement radical proposals drawn up by an a(...)

Leo’s conference speech performance at the weekend received what might be charitably described as a ‘mixed reception’. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

There is an odd atmosphere in the heart of Leinster House these days. Vital building and renovation work is in full swing in the original part of th(...)

IDA Ireland chief executive Martin Shanahan: quoted as saying Apple’s “decision to cancel” construction of a data centre in Athenry was “understandable”.

The Sunday Independent writes that Apple’s “decision to cancel” the construction of a data centre costing €850 million in Athenry, Co Galway, has been(...)

Staff  felt there was too much focus on clinical and medical matters in nursing homes,  detracting from the “homely” experience. Photograph: John Stillwell/PA Wire

Hospitals and nursing homes need to co-operate more and communicate better in order to ease the transition of patients moving to long-term care, accor(...)

Financial support in Ireland for the clergy has always been voluntary, the Catholic Communications Office said.

The Health Information and Quality Authority (Hiqa) is aware that nursing home residents have been charged for religious services, but it has received(...)

Since the project came into operation in January 2015 , a total of 217 people with dementia have benefited. Photograph: iStock

Just over 100 people with dementia currently receive a home care package costing just under €1,000 a week under an initiative from the HSE and private(...)

Minister for Health Simon Harris says setting up a home care scheme by 2019 is realistic. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

A nationwide, statutory scheme to provide care for people in their own homes could be in place within two years, according to Minister for Health Simo(...)

A psychiatrist has told the Seanad of a severe  lack of beds in the child and adolescent mental health service in Ireland. Photograph: iStock/File

It is almost impossible for medical professionals to find a hospital bed for a child or adolescent struggling with mental health problems, a psychiatr(...)

 Leo Varadkar appointed just three women as Ministers of State in his Cabinet reshuffle. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

Women for Election, the advocacy and training group that empowers women to enter politics in Ireland, is currently running a #MoreWomen crowdfunding c(...)

An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar with his Ministers of State at Government Buildings. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

John Paul Phelan: Local Government and Electoral Reform (Housing) The same age as the Taoiseach at 38, the Carlow-Kilkenny TD is one of his strongest(...)

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