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 The HSE said on Thursday   there were 142 nursing home Covid-19 outbreaks and it was monitoring 103 closely as many residents await the  rollout of vaccines. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire/Bloomberg

Clarity is being urgently sought from State health officials on whether nursing home residents not infected by Covid-19 in significant outbreaks can (...)

Fergus O’Dowd: ‘We all knew what had to be done but what didn’t happen here’. Photograph: Dara MacDónaill

A Fine Gael TD and nursing home campaigner has claimed there is “something rotten” at the heart of the Hiqa inspection system because of what he said (...)

Green TD Neasa Hourigan will chair the Committee on Budgetary Oversight, despite losing her speaking rights after voting against the Government in the last Dáil session. Photograph:Gareth Chaney/Collins

James Lawless, the Kildare North Fianna Fáil TD who was passed over for promotion to a junior ministry this week, has been named chair of the Oireacht(...)

Dara Calleary, Minister for Agriculture arriving  for his first Cabinet meeting in that role. Photograph: Alan Betson

Many governments have had shaky starts but the first few months for this new Coalition has been simply remarkable with almost every week bringing a ne(...)

The HSE, said the service does not take the issue of missed tests lightly “and we make every effort to find people who are not answering phones”. Photograph: iStock

More than 1,300 test appointments were missed by confirmed contacts of people infected with Covid-19, an Oireachtas committee has heard. The Health S(...)

FAI board members leaving after their meeting with Minister for Sport Shane Ross at the Dáil on Tuesday evening.. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw:The Irish Times

The Football Association of Ireland has turned down a second invitation to appear before the Oireachtas Comittee on Transport, Tourism and Sport. In (...)

The report was delayed after Sport Ireland decided to expand its scope to examine the severance package given to John Delaney as part of his agreed exit from the FAI earlier this year. File photograph: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

One of the first in-depth investigations to report on the finances of the Football Association of Ireland (FAI) has been referred to the Garda. In a (...)

John Delaney’s payout, according to well-placed sources, will take place in a single transaction. File photograph: Inpho

John Delaney’s deal with the Football Association of Ireland does not indemnify the former chief executive against future actions that may arise from (...)

Sports Ireland ceo John Treacy  at the Oireachtas committee.

An external investigation into the finances of the FAI will include an examination of expenses claims by former chief executive John Delaney and other(...)

Fergus O’Dowd says he wants an answer to “the €100,000 question”. Photograph: ©INPHO/ James Crombie

The chair of an Oireachtas committee who will quiz John Delaney today on a €100,000 payment he made to the Football Association of Ireland has describ(...)

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