David Cullinane

163 results

Green Party TD Neasa Hourigan also called for clarity on the help-to-buy scheme which had cost €310 million since July 2016. File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

No proper explanation has been given for almost €1 billion going to landlords for private rental accommodation, a Government TD has said. Chairwoman (...)

Independent TD Michael Healy-Rae joined Sinn Féin in criticising the carbon tax rise. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Income from the carbon tax increase in the budget will be used to pay a number of social welfare provisions, Minister for Equality Roderic O’Gorman to(...)

 Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly arriving at Government Buildings this wee. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The Government will increase permanently the number of critical care beds in hospitals, the Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly has said. The Minist(...)

 Fianna Fáil TD John Lahart suggested local authorities be given significant budgets for fantastic public lighting displays that people could safely admire.  Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Hope has been missing from much of the Government’s messaging on the Covid-19 pandemic and “people need to be given hope”, the Dáil has been told. Go(...)

Large outbreaks of the virus in food processing plants contributed to the decision to introduce local lockdowns in Kildare, Laois, and Offaly in early August. File photograph: Dave Sleator

There has been a Covid-19 outbreak involving more than 20 cases in a meat processing plant in Co Waterford, according to trade union Siptu. Greg Enn(...)

‘In the long term, a reform of established models of care for older people in Ireland is required,’ Hiqa chief Phelim Quinn said. Photograph: iStock

An immediate review of the oversight of nursing homes and extra powers for the regulator are required as Covid-19 continues to impact on the sector, a(...)

Independent TD Mattie McGrath said there were “blatant contradictions” in the regulations. Photograph: Eric Luke

There is “no logic” to regulations in the hospitality sector where a hotel can hold a wedding with up to 50 people but cannot host a funeral party for(...)

The decline in numbers of patients seen has raised fears that cancers will go undiagnosed. File photograph: Getty

The number of people screened for cancer was down 60 per cent in the first six months of 2020 compared to the same period last year, new figures revea(...)

Sinn Féin TD David Cullinane said any move to disregard the withdrawal agreement ‘simply cannot be allowed’ as it would be in contravention of an international agreement, not just an agreement with Ireland and Europe. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins.

Sinn Féin TD David Cullinane has said any UK attempt to override elements of the Northern Ireland Protocol through upcoming legislation would be “an a(...)

Sinn Féin spokesman on health David Cullinane: “The importance of catching cancer early is indisputable, and the Covid-19 pandemic has caused complications in delivering cancer care.” Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Fewer than 100,000 people were checked under the State’s three cancer screening programmes in the first half of the year due to Covid-19 restrictions,(...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • Next
  • Last »