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From The42 RFU announces plans to make 139 staff redundant Cutbacks

RFU announces plans to make 139 staff redundant

The English union has suffered significant financial pain because of the Covid-19 outbreak.

From TheJournal.ie Overwhelming majority of Irish people expect austerity to return after the pandemic Cutbacks

Overwhelming majority of Irish people expect austerity to return after the pandemic

Opposition parties and trade unions have made strong statements in recent weeks against possible public spending cuts.

From The42 Saracens prepare to tell stars if players must be offloaded Cutbacks

Saracens prepare to tell stars if players must be offloaded

The club’s interim CEO has also said he is not giving any thought to the prospect of relegation.

From TheJournal.ie 'Today could be our last': Breakfast presenter addresses widespread RTÉ service and job cuts at start of show Will Leahy

'Today could be our last': Breakfast presenter addresses widespread RTÉ service and job cuts at start of show

It was announced last night that RTÉ is to cut 200 jobs as part of a major restructuring plan.

From TheJournal.ie Garda Commissioner: 'I'm not apologising for cutting overtime' Not Sorry

Garda Commissioner: 'I'm not apologising for cutting overtime'

Drew Harris said he has a responsibility to show good management of public money.

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds of young people may be left without disability service location after leaving school Funding

Hundreds of young people may be left without disability service location after leaving school

Money that was allocated for the provision of services now has to be used to rent new premises so there is a place for these services to be provided.

From TheJournal.ie Ericsson 'regrets' cuts as more than 100 of its Irish staff lose their jobs Cutbacks

Ericsson 'regrets' cuts as more than 100 of its Irish staff lose their jobs

The Swedish company is facing falling sales and tough competition.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump donates part of salary to National Park Service Cutbacks

Donald Trump donates part of salary to National Park Service

Some have branded the move a stunt as the US President has proposed budget cutbacks to the service.

From TheJournal.ie Trump's climate plan labelled 'a colossal mistake that defies science' Cutbacks

Trump's climate plan labelled 'a colossal mistake that defies science'

“Erasing climate change may take place in Donald Trump’s mind, but nowhere else.”

From TheJournal.ie The cost of austerity? Irish children aged 6 are getting teeth extracted under general anesthetic Cutbacks

The cost of austerity? Irish children aged 6 are getting teeth extracted under general anesthetic

Previously, Irish children received free dental check ups in 2nd, 4th and 6th class but there has been huge cuts to those services.

From TheJournal.ie 'HIV tests, regular assaults and identifying bodies': The life of a 22-year old garda Life On The Beat

'HIV tests, regular assaults and identifying bodies': The life of a 22-year old garda

The struggles facing new officers who earn under €24,000 a year.

From The42 Paralympics to go ahead despite major budget cuts Cutbacks

Paralympics to go ahead despite major budget cuts

IPC president Philip Craven is confident of delivering a strong Paralympic Games despite a slash in the budget.

From TheJournal.ie Residents at disability centre locked in unit because of staff shortages Cutbacks

Residents at disability centre locked in unit because of staff shortages

In one instance, residents were locked in a unit while a nurse went to another to administer medicines.

From TheJournal.ie 'She's in agony': Four year old faces months of pain due to dental service cutback Cutbacks

'She's in agony': Four year old faces months of pain due to dental service cutback

The woman’s mother said she feels completely helpless.

From TheJournal.ie The PSNI are set to miss the Paddy's Day parade in New York Parade Rained On

The PSNI are set to miss the Paddy's Day parade in New York

The six-counties police force has pulled out of the showpiece parade in Manhattan on March 17

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's judges are struggling to 'maintain services to which people have a right' Chief Justice

Ireland's judges are struggling to 'maintain services to which people have a right'

Ireland has the lowest number of judges per capita in Europe.

From TheJournal.ie Doctors warn general practice in Ireland is 'on the brink of collapse' Still Ill

Doctors warn general practice in Ireland is 'on the brink of collapse'

GPs said that the lack of funding and resources available to them have made Ireland “the laughing stock of Europe”.

From TheJournal.ie Asbestos dumped on halting site was not removed for over four months Local Authorities

Asbestos dumped on halting site was not removed for over four months

The National Traveller Partnership has said that Local Authorities have a “poor track record” in helping Travellers and should not be in charge of their finances.

From TheJournal.ie Alex White denies presiding over medical card review, says it was a joint decision Cutbacks

Alex White denies presiding over medical card review, says it was a joint decision

The junior minister admitted that the government was “too slow to move on the issue”.

From TheJournal.ie 'From scumbag to student': The power of prison education Cutbacks

'From scumbag to student': The power of prison education

A former prisoner, who went from drug dealer to master’s student, has called for more funding for education in prisons. He admitted it will be “a hard sell”.

From TheJournal.ie Warning of "crisis of school leadership" over unsustainable cutbacks Schools

Warning of "crisis of school leadership" over unsustainable cutbacks

The National Association of Principals and Deputy Princiapls has warned that problems could occur due to the failure to invest in management structures in schools.

From TheJournal.ie Targets for ambulance response times 'impossible' to meet NASRA

Targets for ambulance response times 'impossible' to meet

Cutbacks in the number of personnel and vehicles have caused ‘serious delays’, according to the The National Ambulance Service Representative Association

From TheJournal.ie 'Secret Millionaire' community centre in Dublin's inner city closes down The Liberties

'Secret Millionaire' community centre in Dublin's inner city closes down

The St Nicholas of Myra centre in The Liberties in Dublin’s inner city had become a hub for people in the area – but now it faces the same fate as so many community centres.

From TheJournal.ie Patients with life threatening conditions on cardiac rehab waiting list for six months Cutbacks

Patients with life threatening conditions on cardiac rehab waiting list for six months

A new survey finds more than 1,800 patients are on the cardiac rehabilitation waiting list for up to six months.

From The42 Anzhi Makhachkala to sack former Man United assistant... after just 16 days Cutbacks

Anzhi Makhachkala to sack former Man United assistant... after just 16 days

Rene Meulensteen will reportedly lose his job as part of a major scale down at the big-spending Russian club.

From TheJournal.ie Almost everyone has cut spending as a result of recession Cutbacks

Almost everyone has cut spending as a result of recession

Cutting back on going out to pubs and restaurants is the most likely area of saving for households.

From TheJournal.ie How much does it cost you to send your child to school? Budget 2014

How much does it cost you to send your child to school?

Barnardos wants parents to help them get the big picture.

From TheJournal.ie Micheál Martin: Reversing special needs assistants cutbacks is only fair Opinion

Micheál Martin: Reversing special needs assistants cutbacks is only fair

Even as Education Minister Ruairi Quinn “was doing the right thing on resource hours, he refused to back down on Special Needs Assistants”, writes the FF leader.

From TheJournal.ie Cutbacks force Architectural Archive to close for summer Architecture

Cutbacks force Architectural Archive to close for summer

Ireland’s ‘buildings record’ says it has to make its six staff temporarily redundant.

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ’s equivalent in Greece is shut down to cut public spending Greece

RTÉ’s equivalent in Greece is shut down to cut public spending

ERT will cease operations for three months, and is likely to reopen with only a fraction of its current workforce of 2,800.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Sunday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning! Here’s what you need to know as you kick off your Sunday.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning. Here are nine things to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Action plans for young people may be laudable - but they're just window-dressing Opinion

Column: Action plans for young people may be laudable - but they're just window-dressing

The Government says it is prioritising young peoples’ mental health while, at the same time, cutting the role of counsellors, writes Gerry Flynn.

From TheJournal.ie 200 jobs to go at EBS Building Society Cuts

200 jobs to go at EBS Building Society

Staff are to hold a meeting to discuss the possibility of industrial action after being informed of the cuts.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are you worried about garda station closures? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you worried about garda station closures?

Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan has said that cutbacks will not affect the standard of policing, but are you worried about the closure of 100 garda station?

From TheJournal.ie Callinan: Gardaí will not lose contact with community due to cutbacks Garda

Callinan: Gardaí will not lose contact with community due to cutbacks

Commissioner Callinan said that he is committed to “policing through people and not through buildings or bricks and mortar”.

From TheJournal.ie 95 Garda stations to close by end of month Garda Stations

95 Garda stations to close by end of month

Garda authorities have released a full list of the 95 stations which will close within the next 12 days.

From TheJournal.ie Spain passes massive austerity cutbacks Spain

Spain passes massive austerity cutbacks

Crowds gathered today to protest against job and benefit cuts as well as the tax increases passed today.

From TheJournal.ie Prize Bond prizes to fall as cost of borrowing goes down Austerity

Prize Bond prizes to fall as cost of borrowing goes down

The NTMA, which issues prize bonds, has lowered the rate it uses to calculate the overall number of prizes on offer.

From TheJournal.ie Names of 100 garda stations to close next year Cutbacks

Names of 100 garda stations to close next year

Minister Shatter said that a garda sitting at a desk in a small garda station for three hours a day is not the best way to tackle crime.

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