Dave Hughes

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Speaking at the launch of paediatric trolley watch, INMO general secretary Phil Ní Sheaghdha said historic issues of recruitment and retention of nursing staff continue. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

The incidence of children stranded on trolleys in Irish emergency departments has changed from a “very odd occasion” to a “constant” fixture of the he(...)

Nursing: comparatively low starting salaries blamed for drop in applications

There has been a more than 5 per cent drop in school leavers opting for nursing as their first choice of career this year, according to new figures re(...)

The INMO says recruitment remains very low and retention continues to be “problematic”. Photograph: Frank Miller

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation has postponed a decision on whether to make a recommendation to members on the new public service pay agree(...)

Enda O’Coineen waves from the “Kilcullen Voyager” as he leaves to take part in  the Vendee Globe solo around-the-world sailing race. Photograph: Jean-Sebastien/AFP/Getty Images

A first for Irish sailing was marked last Sunday at Les Sables d’Olonnes in France when Enda O’Coineen on Kilcullen Voyager started the Vendee Globe,(...)

Student nurses and midwives protesting to highlight the pay and working conditions of student/intern nurses and midwives. Delegates at the Irish Nursing and Midwives Organisation (INMO) annual conference voted today to lodge an immediate pay claim on behalf of all grades in the profession.  Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Delegates at the Irish Nursing and Midwives Organisation (INMO) annual conference have voted to lodge an immediate pay claim on behalf of all grades i(...)

Unite regional secretary Jimmy Kelly described attacks on working people as a “war”. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The trade union movement is to mount “a vigorous and robust” campaign in a bid to force the Government to repeal financial emergency legislation which(...)

Members of the INMO have passed an emergency motion to ballot for industrial action in the event of a pay cut

Nurses have warned they are “prepared for war, if the Government moves unilaterally to reduce their pay or conditions of employment. Dele(...)