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From TheJournal.ie Covid-19 forces socially distanced celebrations for National Services Day FRONTLINE WORKERS

Covid-19 forces socially distanced celebrations for National Services Day

Minister for Justice Helen McEntee will lay a wreath at a ceremony in Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie Hospital doctor: Frontline workers have given their all - a second surge would be devastating Opinion

Hospital doctor: Frontline workers have given their all - a second surge would be devastating

Dr Rachel McNamara describes her experience of working on the frontline in the past few months. She says it’s hard not to view the easing of restrictions with anything but trepidation.

From TheJournal.ie 'An absolute scandal': Ireland has the highest Covid infection rate for healthcare workers in the world, committee told FRONTLINE WORKERS

'An absolute scandal': Ireland has the highest Covid infection rate for healthcare workers in the world, committee told

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar this evening suggested that the figures provided by the INMO were wrong.

From TheJournal.ie Frontline healthcare workers could have childcare provided in their homes Proposal

Frontline healthcare workers could have childcare provided in their homes

Dr Tony Holohan wrote to Simon Harris about the potential for “registered childcare workers [to] provide support” in a healthcare worker’s home.

From TheJournal.ie Number of people accessing mental health supports dramatically increases Mental Health

Number of people accessing mental health supports dramatically increases

An extra €1.1 million is being made available.

From TheJournal.ie Dogs Trust offers temporary foster care scheme for frontline healthcare workers' dogs during pandemic Foster Dogs

Dogs Trust offers temporary foster care scheme for frontline healthcare workers' dogs during pandemic

For healthcare workers working longer hours during the crisis this scheme offers “peace of mind”, Dogs Trust said.

From TheJournal.ie The Firefighter: 'It's never a good time to have a fire in your home, but Christmas is especially upsetting' FRONTLINE WORKERS

The Firefighter: 'It's never a good time to have a fire in your home, but Christmas is especially upsetting'

Those of us with kids will rise early to see if Santa came to visit, have some breakfast, exchange gifts and then wish our loved ones a Happy Christmas as we leave for work.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Croke Park 2 is a watershed moment in the Irish trade union movement Opinion

Column: Croke Park 2 is a watershed moment in the Irish trade union movement

Croke Park 2 is a serious reversal of rights won by trade unions over decades. If rejected, it will be the union leaders that will come under question, writes Kieran Allen.

From TheJournal.ie Column: In comparison to public sector workers in the US, Irish frontline workers are poorly paid Civil Servants

Column: In comparison to public sector workers in the US, Irish frontline workers are poorly paid

New recruits to frontline services in Boston can be paid three times more than what the Irish government has sought to establish as the new starting salary for public service workers. Larry Donnelly discusses the reasons for the disparity in salaries.