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 Minister for Jobs Richard Bruton:  Sought an effective tax tate of 30% for eligible multinational executives. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Minister for Jobs Richard Bruton sought to introduce generous tax breaks for executives in multinational companies in the run-up to Budget 2013, do(...)

In private correspondence, Minister of State with responsibility for mental health Kathleen Lynch said the HSE’s target for the recruitment of mental health specialist posts was too late and would result in many of the posts not being filled this year. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Health Service Executive managers removed target dates for recruitment of mental health staff from the executive’s service pla(...)

Minister of State  Kathleen Lynch: “These figures come as a shock given the constant assurances I have received and places me in a situation of having given public assurances in good faith which now appear to be false.” Photograph: Alan Betson

A Government minister has accused senior Health Sevice Executive management of giving her misinformation and false assurances (...)

Minister of State with responsibility for disability Kathleen Lynch said the Assisted Decision-making (Capacity) Bill was at an advanced stage and was likely to go the Cabinet within weeks. Photograph: Alan Betson

New legislation to be published shortly will replace a 140-year-old law which categorises people with intellectual disabilities or mental healt(...)

Dr PJ White, of IT Carlow, and Mamo McDonald, honorary president of Age and Opportunity, at the launch of the “Changing Generations” study yesterday.

Families are supporting each other through the economic doldrums by providing loans, childminding or other forms of assistance(...)

Ned Delahunty, an 83 year old homeless man, pictured last year. He spent around 20 years sleeping rough in a doorway on Oliver Bond Street in Dublin's south inner city. He died on January 17th and his funeral took place yesterday, March 13th, at John's Lane Church on Thomas Street. Photograph: Eddie Mallin

Few people knew the name of the man in the doorway – but almost everyone knew him to see. With his wispy white hair and flowing beard, he walke(...)

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