James Browne

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Fianna Fáil has called on Minister of State for Mental Health to ‘get to the root of the problem’. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The State’s failure to adequately resource and implement its Child and Adolescent Mental Service (CAMHS) “will be a stain on its legacy,” Fianna Fáil’(...)

 The State’s only full-time perinatal psychiatrists are located in Dublin and Limerick. Photograph: Katie Collins/PA Wire

Ireland has just two full-time specialist psychiatrists for every woman in Ireland who is either expecting a baby or who has recently given birth. A(...)

Former  minister for finance Michael Noonan who had not declared his position: “We’ll see what is in the Bill but my general disposition would be to support what is being proposed by the Government.” Photograph: Eric Luke

Many TDs who were previously opposed to the Government’s proposed legislation on abortion now say they will vote for it, a survey by The Irish Times h(...)

Fianna Fáil TD James Brown said increasingly teachers  were meeting  children who had nothing physically or intellectually wrong with them but who were presenting with speech, language and social developmental issues. Photograph: Getty Images

Children as young as between four and six years are presenting with anxiety, stress and other mental health issues, Fianna Fáil TD James Browne has cl(...)

Just over 100 children waiting for a psychology appointment were aged four or younger. File photograph: Getty Images

More than 1,600 children have been waiting over a year for a psychology appointment, new figures show. The data, provided to Fianna Fáil spokesman o(...)

The HSE says “training in relation to professional management of violence and aggression is offered in all services”. Photograph: Getty Images

Thousands of patients attending HSE facilities are being subjected to violence, harassment and aggression by other patients, new official figures reve(...)

The Bill provides for detailed health warnings on labels including links to cancer and measures to segregate alcohol from other products in shops. Photograph: iStock

The introduction of minimum unit pricing for alcohol could be delayed because of Brexit and the failure to re-establish the Northern Ireland Executive(...)

Senator Catherine Noone (Fine Gael) chairwoman of the Oireachtas  Committee on the Eighth Amendment speaks to committee officials during its meeting on Wednesday.

The Oireachtas committee on the Eighth Amendment has agreed to recommend a series of changes to abortion laws, including access to terminations withou(...)

Senator Catherine Noone, the Oireachtas Eighth Amendment committee’s chairwoman, will not use her vote unless there is a tie among the other members. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

James Browne (Fianna Fáil) The Wexford TD is in favour of amending article 40.3.3 (the Eighth Amendment) of the Constitution to allow for abortion in(...)

The Oireachtas Committee on the Eighth Amendment is to recommend a series of changes to Ireland’s abortion legislation.

The Oireachtas Committee on the Eighth Amendment is to recommend a series of changes to Ireland’s abortion legislation, including allowing termination(...)

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