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People with disabilities gather outside Leinster House on Tuesday ahead of final talks with the  Minister for Health, Simon Harris, to save RehabCare. Photograph: Justin Farrelly

The Government has agreed to increase funding for the Rehab Group, which provides services for people with intellectual and physical disabilities, by (...)

The HIQA report said overall the resident’s quality of life and safety Logan House in Galway was found to be “poor”.

Residents of a supported accommodation facility for people with an acquired brain injury raised concerns that staff were on their phones and ignoring (...)

In an inspection in March, Hiqa found ‘peer-to-peer physical interaction incidents continued’ in Drombanna Centre, operated by RehabCare in Limerick.

Staff at a centre for adults with severe disabilities were repeatedly told to leave a resident behind during fire-drill evacuations, “and rely on the (...)

An inspection at the Drombanna centre in Co Limerick, in November 2017, found conditions were “not satisfactory”. File photograph: iStock/Getty Images

Instances of physical abuse between residents have been identified at a Limerick disability centre run by RehabCare. At another centre, in Co Kerry,(...)

 Dublin Bus buses in Broadstone Bus depot Dublin after services were cancelled as ex-hurricane Ophelia hits. Photograph: Caroline Quinn/PA Wire

Luas: There will be no Luas service on the Red or Green lines on Tuesday morning due to damage at a technical room at the Red Cow depot. It is current(...)

The health watchdog was forced to visit a disability centre in Dublin after it received over 20 reports of physical, psychological and verbal abuse in less than a month, according to a report.

The health watchdog was forced to visit a disability centre in Dublin after it received over 20 reports of physical, psychological and verbal abuse in(...)

Ability West: A Hiqa report found that locks were fitted to doors and residents escorted down hallways by staff at the centre in Co Galway in order to prevent peer-to-peer attacks.

Locks had to be fitted to doors and residents escorted down hallways by staff at a Galway centre for people with intellectual disabilities in order to(...)

HSE has told an Oireachtas committee 34 senior managers in eight so-called section 39 organisations, which received over €3 million in funding from the health service, also receive other benefits

A total of 24 senior managers in organisations which receive substantial grant funding from the HSE are being paid more than €100,000 per year, new o(...)

Fianna Fáil’s Seán Fleming said the committee will look for details of the full remuneration of the chief executives of organisations which receive more than €5 million in grant aid funding from the HSE. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

The Dáil Public Accounts Committee is to seek details of the remuneration of senior executives in a range of organisations which receive more t(...)

Thousands lined the streets for Limerick’s St Patrick’s Day Parade. An Elvis lookalike was among those who participated in the festivities. Photograph: Alan Place/FusionShooters.

Giant buzzing bees, a 16-foot bear and plenty of lively performances from Limerick’s Filipino, Indian, Eastern European and African communities(...)

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