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  The controlled ambient temperature   storage facility   at the National Cold Chain Distribution Centre, the location of which is undisclosed for security reasons. Photograph: Alan Betson

In a large warehouse in a Citywest industrial park in southwest Dublin, sit a row of five tall freezers storing tiny vials of the coronavirus vaccine,(...)

 Waterford players celebrate with the Division Two cup at Parnell Park in Dublin. Photograph: Sportsfile

Waterford 5-13 Kerry 1-17 Maria Delahunty scored 1-4 as Waterford were crowned Lidl NFL Division Two champions and regained their top tier status wit(...)

The INMO said there were 483 patients awaiting admission to a hospital bed on trolleys  on Friday, down from nearly 600 on Thursday, and a record  677 on Wednesday

There were more than 2,400 patients on trolleys waiting for a hospital bed at some stage since the start of the new year, nurses have said. While th(...)

CPSU general secretary Eoin Ronayne said his members remain angry over imposition of unpaid additional hours which were not addressed in the new public service pay deal. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Nurses, doctors, lower-paid civil servants and university teachers have backed the proposed new public service pay deal. Members of the Irish Nurses (...)

Siptu represents more than 70,000 staff in the public service who will vote on the new pay proposals. Photograph: Eric Luke

The country’s largest trade union, Siptu, has urged its members who work for the State to accept the proposed new public service agreement. The union(...)

One in five female hospital doctors have experienced sexual harassment in the workplace over the past two years, a conference heard on Thursday.

One in five female hospital doctors have experienced sexual harassment in the workplace over the past two years and almost half delay starting a famil(...)

Some local HSE services and operational functions that rely on computers have been suspended.

Viruses that affected computer systems at three Irish hospitals on Monday afternoon are not linked to the ‘WannaCry’ ransomware wave of cyber attacks,(...)

The Public Services Committee said public servants currently paid more than 20 per cent of their earnings above €28,750 towards their pension. Photograph:  iStockphoto

The Public Services Committee of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU) said, following the publication of the Pay Commission report, it was time t(...)

IMO president Dr Ann Hogan  blamed ‘fake news’ and social media for a significant decline in take up of cancer-protecting HPV vaccination amongst young girls. Photograph: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

“Uninformed nonsense” about the safety of the cervical cancer vaccine is interfering with medical efforts to save lives, according to Minister for Hea(...)

Public health doctor Ann Hogan said ‘a significant number of parents’ were withdrawing consent for a follow-up dose of the HPV vaccine.

Large number of parents are withdrawing their consent for their daughters to be vaccinated against the HPV virus due to adverse publicity over its all(...)