Daniel Flynn: “Watching Mayo in the final, it does give you hope. It shows that Dublin are just human.” Photograph: Sam Barnes/Sportsfile

Daniel Flynn is doing his best to move beyond regrets. The obvious one that will rattle around his brain this winter is what if he’d powered the bal(...)

Hiqa chief executive Phelim Quinn. The body said it was not unduly concerned about the cancellation of 17 registrations in the nursing home sector. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Hiqa threatened to cancel the registrations of almost 60 disability centres and nursing homes over the past five years. Figures obtained under the F(...)

The Health Information and Quality Authority (Hiqa) has taken control of three homes run by the Irish Society for Autism, following a damning list of charges that the facilities were run unsafely and chaotically. Photograph: David Cheskin/PA Wire

The Health Information and Quality Authority (Hiqa) has taken control of three homes run by the Irish Society for Autism, following a damning list of(...)

The Irish Society for Autism centres taken over by the HSE   are Cluain Farm, Kinnegad, Co Westmeath; Dunfirth Farm, Johnstownbridge in Co Kildare and Sarshill House, Kilmore in Co Wexford. File photograph: Getty Images

The HSE has taken over control of three residential centres for people with autism following concerns for the safety and wellbeing of residents. The(...)