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#Cutbacks

From TheJournal.ie Join TheJournal.ie’s #Budget 2013 virtual panel Budget 2013

Join TheJournal.ie’s #Budget 2013 virtual panel

We want to hear from a wide range of people across the country to find out their thoughts both ahead of Budget Day and on the day itself.

From TheJournal.ie Greece tops agenda for EU finance ministers in Brussels Greece

Greece tops agenda for EU finance ministers in Brussels

The Greek parliament agreed a tough cost cutting budget yesterday amid noisy protests in the capital.

From TheJournal.ie Lone parent to ‘swap lives’ with senator Life Swap

Lone parent to ‘swap lives’ with senator

Single mother Andrea Galgey and Senator John Gilroy will see how the other side lives for a new project.

From TheJournal.ie James Reilly faces motion of no confidence today Dáil Éireann

James Reilly faces motion of no confidence today

Vote due this evening on Health Minister after Fianna Fáil proposes that Reilly’s performance has in power has resulted “in more chaos” across the health service.

From TheJournal.ie Gluten-free product allowance cut for coeliacs Breaking

Gluten-free product allowance cut for coeliacs

Irish Pharmacy Union says HSE introduced cut with immediate effect – and no warning.

From TheJournal.ie Detroit fugitive has to hand himself into police twice Cutbacks

Detroit fugitive has to hand himself into police twice

A 36-year-old man got into an argument at a party, killing two people – but had difficulty getting police to arrest him.

From TheJournal.ie New HSE chief: Cutbacks will 'absolutely' mean bed closures HSE

New HSE chief: Cutbacks will 'absolutely' mean bed closures

Tony O’Brien also says the €130 million in cuts is absolutely vital if the HSE is to ensure it doesn’t run out of money.

From TheJournal.ie Ambulance cuts "will cause fatalities" Ambulance Cuts

Ambulance cuts "will cause fatalities"

Kildare TD says cutbacks in ambulance services that will see night time service curtailed is “a disgrace”.

From TheJournal.ie Jay Leno takes pay cut in bid to save Tonight Show jobs Cutbacks

Jay Leno takes pay cut in bid to save Tonight Show jobs

NBC Universal programme laid off about two dozens workers on Friday in move to cut costs.

From TheJournal.ie Union says science education damaged by cutbacks Education

Union says science education damaged by cutbacks

The Teachers’ Union of Ireland said our pool of highly skilled graduates is at risk of diminishing if the government fails to invest more in education.

From TheJournal.ie Assembly calls on British and Irish govts to support RTÉ London correspondent RTÉ

Assembly calls on British and Irish govts to support RTÉ London correspondent

RTÉ recently announced it would close its London office from September 2012.

From TheJournal.ie Unemployed "two or three times more likely" to die by suicide - TD Mental Health

Unemployed "two or three times more likely" to die by suicide - TD

Suicidology organisation’s president and TD does concede that high rate of suicide among unemployed linked to those with psychiatric illness being less likely to have a job.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should we close more garda stations to save money? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should we close more garda stations to save money?

The Minister for Justice has warned of further closures, but what do you think?

From TheJournal.ie Small businesses being 'thrown to the wolves' by late payments - ISME Recession

Small businesses being 'thrown to the wolves' by late payments - ISME

A survey of small businesses found it takes an average of 71 days to receive payment – and ISME is blaming big businesses and government agencies.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Why we need career guidance counsellors - and why all the stereotypes are wrong Opinion

Column: Why we need career guidance counsellors - and why all the stereotypes are wrong

“The double-jobbing teacher”, “the leaflet pusher” – student guidance counsellor Pamela O’Leary has heard all the stereotypes about her profession but says cuts to the service will hurt vulnerable children most.

From TheJournal.ie Rural areas to be left without garda patrol cars Gardaí

Rural areas to be left without garda patrol cars

In Clare, 8 garda cars have not been replaced after being decomissioned – leaving just 13 cars patrolling the entire county.

From The42 RTÉ pull the plug on national basketball finals coverage Cutbacks

RTÉ pull the plug on national basketball finals coverage

The cost involved in airing Euro 2012 and the Olympics has contributed to the coverage being cancelled after 25 years.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí warn that station closures 'will change DNA of policing' Budget 2012

Gardaí warn that station closures 'will change DNA of policing'

31 Garda stations will be closed as part of Budget cutbacks – a move that Gardaí say will destroy the ethos of community policing.

From TheJournal.ie In numbers: the first half of Budget 2012 Budget 2012

In numbers: the first half of Budget 2012

A numerical breakdown of where the government has cut €2.2 billion in spending,

From TheJournal.ie Join TheJournal.ie's #Budget 2012 virtual panel Budget 2012

Join TheJournal.ie's #Budget 2012 virtual panel

We want to hear from a wide range of people across the country on how the Budget impacts them.

From TheJournal.ie Money from 'sugar tax' should go to dental schemes, say dentists Dentists

Money from 'sugar tax' should go to dental schemes, say dentists

Irish Dental Association also highlights the fact that the HSE post of Chief Dental Officer has been lying idle for TEN years.

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ stars could have salaries cut by 30 per cent RTÉ

RTÉ stars could have salaries cut by 30 per cent

Director General Noel Curran says RTÉ prepared for possibility of some presenters moving to rival broadcasters. We look at what those cuts would do to the top earners’ pay packets…

From TheJournal.ie Gilmore: ECB official's comments are annoying and unhelpful Budget

Gilmore: ECB official's comments are annoying and unhelpful

An ECB economist suggested Irish public sector pay should be cut. The Tánaiste wasn’t impressed.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Is the social welfare fraud probe a good idea? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is the social welfare fraud probe a good idea?

It has been revealed that the current crackdown on social welfare fraud has already yielded millions of euro in savings. With an entire new fraud unit to be established, we’re asking you: Is the crackdown a good idea or is it targeting the vulnerable?

From TheJournal.ie Thousands expected for anti-austerity march Austerity

Thousands expected for anti-austerity march

The Enough Campaign is organising the protest against the EU/IMF programme in Dublin today.

From TheJournal.ie Denis Naughten loses Fine Gael whip over Roscommon Hospital vote Roscommon Hospital

Denis Naughten loses Fine Gael whip over Roscommon Hospital vote

Naughten loses whip for voting against his party on the hospital cuts, while Frank Feighan faces the wrath of constituents for voting ‘Yes’.

From TheJournal.ie 10 per cent cut in special needs support for schools - report Education

10 per cent cut in special needs support for schools - report

The Department of Education said that the reduced allocation of special needs teaching hours could be increased in some schools – if demand is less than expected.

From TheJournal.ie Almost 2,000 An Post workers will leave by 2015 An Post

Almost 2,000 An Post workers will leave by 2015

However, the employees’ union says the reduction in numbers will only be achieved by voluntary leaving.

From TheJournal.ie Ruairi Quinn: Michael Noonan has a tougher job than Michael Collins... Education

Ruairi Quinn: Michael Noonan has a tougher job than Michael Collins...

The Education Minister warns secondary school teachers that budgets are tight as the State’s first Finance Minister Collins had “more room for manouevre” than his most recent successor.

From TheJournal.ie Reduction in special needs assistants concerns parents Resource Teachers

Reduction in special needs assistants concerns parents

Parents and teacher’s unions have condemned a cap on the number of special needs assistants in schools – as well as reduction is resource hours – saying the move will target the most vulnerable.

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

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: 2,000 jobs to go at AIB, Japan declares the maximum nuclear alert level at Fukushima, and the demise of the Coco Pops mascot?

From TheJournal.ie Cabinet agrees to spending review Cutbacks

Cabinet agrees to spending review

The Minister for Public Expenditure said that he wanted spending changes to be made early in the life of the government, so ministers did not become “captured” by their departments.

From TheJournal.ie Budget 2011 hits ministerial planes, (cranes) and automobiles Budget11

Budget 2011 hits ministerial planes, (cranes) and automobiles

Pooling the Mercs and dropping the Learjet: the Government find themselves transported to a new era of getting around.

From TheJournal.ie First Budget 2011 cutback: Is Brian Lenihan wearing last year's tie? Budget11 This post contains images

First Budget 2011 cutback: Is Brian Lenihan wearing last year's tie?

Today’s dark blue tie with light stripes looks very similar to the one he donned to present Budget 2010.