Minister for Health Dr James Reilly.

The director general of the HSE Tony O’Brien has told the Government that deep cuts that are to be implemented in spending on medical card services ne(...)

Paschal Donohoe: Exceptional delays in accessing the helpline

The Revenue Commissioners have answered more than 700,000 telephone calls and replied to more than 200,000 letters or emails relating to the property (...)

Dr James Reilly: his spokesman said a key priority would be to maintain frontline health services at a time of rising demand

Cost savings outlined in the HSE’s draft service plan for next year are likely to lead to the loss of thousands of medical cards next year, according (...)

It’s a debate that has been around for quite some time – and one that doesn’t show any signs of dissipating any time soon. Are public-sector pensions (...)

Container traffic in Dublin Port: “There has been a significant recovery of cost competitiveness, and an improvement in export growth,” the NESC report found.

Ireland’s success in adhering to the “remarkably large fiscal adjustment” in the bailout programme has done much to repair the country’s reputation in(...)

The price change would mean a bottle of wine with eight units of alcohol could cost no less than €4. Photograph: Sasko Lazarov/Photocall Ireland

Why is the Government talking about alcohol prices again? The pricing changes being planned now are not aimed at generating revenue through excise dut(...)

News 31.10.2007  Drinks for new survey on alcohol. Photograph: Eric Luke

The Government has shelved plans to ban the sponsorship of sporting events by drinks companies but it will proceed with the introduction of a minim(...)

Senior health figures last night maintained that for many of these initiatives either there was no money available or else funding was only available from once-off sources.

MARTIN WALL and PAUL CULLENCuts of up to €1 billion will be needed in the health service next year - around €350 million more than announced in this w(...)

 Minister for Health Dr James Reilly  speaking to reporters  during the announcement of Budget 2014 at the Government Press Centre, Dublin, yesterday.  Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

A full assessment and validation of proposed budget 2014 savings in the health service will be carried out, according to Minister for Health James Rei(...)

Minister for Health Dr James Reilly: said free GP care “at the point of use” means “free – full stop” with no hidden charges. Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

It was a subdued James Reilly who chaired the traditional post-budget press conference on health yesterday, so subdued that at times it was hard to ma(...)

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