Pat Mcloughlin

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Vanessa Murphy and Anna Cabrera at their restaurant Las Tapas de Lola on Camden Street,  Dublin. “There are not very many restaurants in the city with enough outdoor seats to make it viable to open,” says Murphy. Photograph Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

“I find it hard to believe that they will close us this evening, but we saw it happen in Kildare.” Denise McBrien, general manager of The Old Spot in (...)

Many services for older people and those living with dementia closed at the onset of the pandemic and have not yet reopened. Photograph: iStock

The closure of dementia services, such as day care, due to the coronavirus pandemic could result in an increase in older people being moved to nursing(...)

Seamus Cunningham (82)  who has dementia, is cared for by his daughter Denise Monahan. Photograph: Alzheimer’s Society of Ireland.

More than 85 per cent of family carers for people with dementia are concerned about a decline in their loved one’s condition as a result of the corona(...)

 Mary Mooney, The Alzheimer Society of Ireland manager of Mill Lane Day Care, Mary Bardin, ASI operations manager and Marie Conlon, ASI Kildare Branch chairperson.;

With businesses closed, sporting and cultural events cancelled or postponed and many office workers confined to their homes during the Covid-19 pandem(...)

Most dementia sufferers need supports such as someone doing their shopping and emotional supports, like a regular telephone check-in. Photograph: Getty Images

The coronavirus has brought about a rise in isolation, loneliness, boredom and fear for those experiencing dementia and family carers, research from t(...)

A report, on behalf of the Alzheimer Society of Ireland and published this year, highlights how important it is for people with dementia to feel connected to their local community. File photograph: Getty Images

The lack of a national network of services and supports to enable people to live well with dementia in Ireland is well recognised, but there are local(...)

Summer time for many people represents more time spent outdoors with long, bright days and holidays away from home. But, spare a thought for family ca(...)

Paul Maguire pictured centre and Janet Traynor from RTE's Investigation Unit attending the Aras Attracta assault trial at the District Court in Castlebar.Pic Conor McKeown

The trial of five care workers accused of assaulting a number of residents at the Aras Attracta care facility in Swinford, Co Mayo, began at Castleba(...)

190 hours of video footage was filmed covertly in November, 2014 in Bungalow 3 of the Áras Attracta complex in Swinford, Co Mayo

One of six HSE employees who featured in undercover video footage shot for RTÉ’s Primetime is to plead guilty to three charges of assault on elderly r(...)

 Peter Rossiter, a chartered accountant who was a banker in Citibank until 2009 has been appointed senior investigator on an interim basis. The position, when  filled,will attract an annual salary of €172,710.

The top four investigators working on the banking inquiry will be paid €566,119 over 12 months .Peter Rossiter, a chartered accountant who was a banke(...)

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