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Student nurses Fiona Hanon, UCC/CUH; Sarah Collins, UCC/CUH; and Róisín O’Connell, WIT/UHW, at the Irish launch of the Nursing Now campaign. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Nurses are “consistently undervalued”, the president of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) has said. Martina Harkin-Kelly said nurses(...)

Inspection of the 50-bed acute adult mental health unit at University Hospital Galway  took place last November.  Photograph: Eric Luke

The Mental Health Commission has raised concerns about aspects of the use of physical restraints at a mental health unit in Galway. The concerns foll(...)

Jordan White and  Hamsavani Rajeswaren both from Belfast during an NUJ vigil for Lyra McKee at the Garden of Remembrance, Parnell Square, Dublin.Photo: Gareth Chaney/Collins

A vigil in Dublin city centre was held in “anger” at the murder of Lyra McKee and in “celebration” of a feminist, activist and journalist. Ms McKee w(...)

Margaret Cash with her children Johnny, Thomas, Michael, Andy, Jim and Miley – images of them sleeping in a Garda station made headlines last August.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Homeless families were advised to stay in Garda stations overnight on almost 200 occasions last year after failing to find emergency accommodation but(...)

A Dublin Bus vehicle leaves Bray Dart station. File photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times

Everything should have been finished with the redesign of Dublin’s bus network – the most radical in a generation, or more – by June. However, the wor(...)

A family hub at the Gleann na hEorna apartment complex on Cookstown Way, in Tallaght. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

The Government is constantly “grappling” with homelessness, Ombudsman for Children Dr Niall Muldoon has said. Dr Muldoon said the Government’s relia(...)

People are more likely to be scrolling through Instagram and Facebook rather than texting while driving. Photograph: iStock

Almost 5,000 drivers were caught holding their mobile phones while driving by gardaí in the first two months of 2019, a 24 per cent increase on the sa(...)

Scaffolding  inside St Mel’s Cathedral, Longford, early in 2011, about  a year after the building was badly damaged by fire. Restoration has since been completed. File photograph: John McElroy

It will take years for Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris to be fully restored, according to an architect who worked on the restoration of St Mel’s Cathedr(...)

The fire at the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris on Monday night features prominently across the front pages of newspapers in France and worldwide on (...)

FAI executive vice-president John Delaney giving evidence during his appearance at the Joint Committee on Transport, Tourism and Sport. Videograb: Oireachtas TV/PA Wire

The FAI has said it is taking urgent steps to address its governance and financial issues while the future of its former chief executive John Delaney (...)

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