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People attend a rally in support of striking nurses in Dublin city centre on Saturday. Photograph: Alan Betson

Tens of thousands of people attended a rally in Dublin city centre in support of the nurses’ campaign for improved pay and for the health service to t(...)

Work continues at the site of the new national children’s hospital at St James’s Hospital in Dublin. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

June 2018 Just after lunch on Wednesday, June 20th, last year, the project director of the new national children’s hospital arrived at the Department(...)

Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) general secretary Phil Ní Sheaghdha said ‘we need real engagement by the Government’. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Large hospitals in Dublin such as St James’ and Tallaght will be providing emergency services only next Wednesday if the planned nurses’ strike over p(...)

The site of the proposed National Children’s Hospital, which is currently projected to cost €1.43bn. Photograph: Eric Luke

The Oireachtas committee investigating overspending on the National Children’s Hospital is in dispute with one of the State’s most senior civil servan(...)

Artist’s impressions  of proposed new National Children’s Hospital at St James Hospital campus.

The Oireachtas committee on health will this week begin hearings into the major financial over-run at the planned new National Children’s Hospital whi(...)

The Department of Public Expenditure has   insisted the health service is able to recruit and retain nurses and midwives

Nurses say they will only provide life-saving and emergency care on six days over the coming weeks as part of a series of strikes linked to their purs(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe said acceding to the nurses’ pay demands would “take us back to the bad old days of unsustainable and unaffordable pay rises”. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The leadership of a nurses’ union is to meet today to discuss a series of 24-hour strikes amid growing signs of hardening attitudes in Government towa(...)

The Rotunda Hospital has indicated it will be in a position to provide abortion services, provided it is given the necessary resources by the Government. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Patients not covered by medical cards who receive abortion services will have to pay for the cost of pain relief drugs and antibiotics under draft pro(...)

James Menton, chairman of St Vincent’s University Hospital,  Minister for Health Simon Harris and Master of the National Maternity Hospital  Dr Rhona Mahony: new EU building rules could force the project to be redesigned, escalating the cost and threatening its future. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

This weekend, over five years after the project was unveiled to great political fanfare, not a brick has been laid in the development of Ireland’s lon(...)

The apology came on foot of a meeting between unions and senior management on Thursday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Aer Lingus chief executive Stephen Kavanagh has apologised to workers for a claim that some employees were stealing from passengers, according to trad(...)

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