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Many of the residents of the Rosalie unit at Áras Naomh Chaolain in Castlerea suffer from Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. Photograph: Getty

Concern has been expressed that the HSE may have reneged on a 2015 promise to keep open a facility in Co Roscommon for elderly people with mental heal(...)

Finian McGrath was perfectly entitled to articulate the plight of Irish smokers, who are, as he points out, a very sizeable minority – roughly 20 per cent of the population. Photograph: Alan Betson

I still owe Finian McGrath a cigarette. Years ago, after a political history seminar in the city centre, my fags having been left in a cloakroom, he o(...)

The mobility grant and motorised allowance schemes were stopped after a report from former ombudsman Emily O’Reilly deemed that were being operated illegally by the Health Service Executive and the Department of Health because they discriminated on age grounds. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A new travel subsidy for people with disabilities being discussed by the Government could see recipients of the payment regularly reviewed.Proposals f(...)