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Mother and Baby Home cases to be heard by High Court in November
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Mother and Baby Home cases to be heard by High Court in November

Jul 28th 2021, 11:38 AM 7,993 Views 0 Comments

Philomena Lee and Mary Harney are among the women taking legal action against the State.

Mother and Baby Homes: Three test cases could be used as survivors seek judicial review
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Mother and Baby Homes: Three test cases could be used as survivors seek judicial review

Updated Jul 13th 2021, 10:42 AM 13,720 Views 0 Comments

Eight women are taking legal action against the State.

Mother and Baby Homes: State argues that Philomena Lee and others taking legal action aren't recognisable in report
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Mother and Baby Homes: State argues that Philomena Lee and others taking legal action aren't recognisable in report

Jun 16th 2021, 10:00 AM 18,577 Views 0 Comments
  • A number of survivors are seeking judicial reviews of the Commission of Investigation's final report
  • The Government is set to argue that Lee and others taking legal action are not identifiable in the final report, Órla Ryan reports
  • It will also stress the fact that, although set up by the Government, the Commission acted independently
'I am fuming, it's so disrespectful': Survivors react to commissioners' refusal to appear before Oireachtas
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'I am fuming, it's so disrespectful': Survivors react to commissioners' refusal to appear before Oireachtas

Jun 12th 2021, 12:10 AM 19,189 Views 0 Comments
  • Mother and Baby Home survivors say recent developments have silenced them all over again, Órla Ryan reports
  • One of the women taking legal action against the Commission's findings says she will continue to fight for justice
  • The commissioners have refused the latest invitation to appear before the Oireachtas Children's Committee
Babies from Cork County Home were buried in coffins with adults or amputated limbs
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Babies from Cork County Home were buried in coffins with adults or amputated limbs

Jan 30th 2021, 2:52 PM 51,325 Views 14 Comments

A Bessborough survivor has said the revelations are “heartbreaking and shocking”.

'Accept responsibility and we might accept your apology': Survivors brace themselves for mother and baby home report
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'Accept responsibility and we might accept your apology': Survivors brace themselves for mother and baby home report

Jan 12th 2021, 12:05 AM 27,103 Views 48 Comments

The long-awaited report will be published today – and survivors want “urgent” action on foot of it.

'The beatings were regular and we worked until our fingers bled': My childhood in an industrial school
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'The beatings were regular and we worked until our fingers bled': My childhood in an industrial school

Oct 22nd 2020, 7:30 PM 87,140 Views 26 Comments

Mary Harney shares her personal story on a day where the fate of records of the Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes was debated on the Dáil floor.

Mary Harney named chancellor of UL
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Mary Harney named chancellor of UL

Jan 9th 2018, 3:40 PM 72,287 Views 80 Comments

The former Tánaiste will take up the appointment immediately.

The ban that stopped scenes like this is going nationwide
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The ban that stopped scenes like this is going nationwide

Sep 28th 2015, 9:24 PM 20,439 Views 28 Comments

Smoky coal is being banned across the country from the end of 2018.

Tired performances all round as David Drumm controversy casts shadow over Banking Inquiry
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Tired performances all round as David Drumm controversy casts shadow over Banking Inquiry

Jul 29th 2015, 5:34 PM 15,858 Views 46 Comments

Mary Harney and John Gormley were the latest former politicians to brave the banking inquiry gauntlet this afternoon.

Bertie and Brian got over €80k each last year
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Bertie and Brian got over €80k each last year

May 12th 2015, 5:28 PM 18,636 Views 118 Comments

The former taoisigh’s annual pensions cannot be cut further, Brendan Howlin has said.

Mary Harney is not happy that Mary Lou named her in the Dáil last week
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Mary Harney is not happy that Mary Lou named her in the Dáil last week

Dec 10th 2014, 9:22 AM 11,513 Views 0 Comments

The former tánaiste has made a formal complaint to the Dáil Ceann Comhairle.

Back in time:  This 'Pizza Delivery' leaflet from the PDs is truly bizarre...
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Back in time: This 'Pizza Delivery' leaflet from the PDs is truly bizarre...

Sep 14th 2014, 5:30 PM 18,206 Views 27 Comments

You’d be a fool to consider buying a pizza from anybody else. Especially when the ‘alternatives’ have names like ‘Cheese and Sleaze’…

Opinion: Will Leo survive the Department of Health curse?
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Opinion: Will Leo survive the Department of Health curse?

Jul 15th 2014, 1:00 PM 43 Views 44 Comments

The newly-crowned Minister for Health’s role could be the making or breaking for one of politics’ rapidly rising stars.

'I hope he survives': Senator Crown doesn't think Reilly has been given the chance he needs in health
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'I hope he survives': Senator Crown doesn't think Reilly has been given the chance he needs in health

Jun 29th 2014, 1:33 PM 8,516 Views 32 Comments

Earlier this week Reilly said the health budget had run over by €158 million.

Everything you need to know about the biggest piece of legislation in the State's history
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Everything you need to know about the biggest piece of legislation in the State's history

Nov 24th 2013, 10:30 AM 18,667 Views 33 Comments

The Companies Bill 2013 is nearly 1,200 pages and proposes to overhaul the way company law operates in Ireland. But in what way? TheJournal.ie takes a look…

New campaign demands long-awaited law to ban teenagers from sunbeds
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New campaign demands long-awaited law to ban teenagers from sunbeds

Jun 27th 2013, 7:15 AM 4,158 Views 20 Comments

The Irish Cancer Society is renewing its calls for legislation to minimise the risk of skin cancers in under-18s.

Is Galway West TD Noel Grealish joining Fianna Fáil?
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Is Galway West TD Noel Grealish joining Fianna Fáil?

Apr 13th 2013, 7:30 AM 6,563 Views 30 Comments

The independent TD declined to comment when asked if he was interested in joining the party which itself has denied it has approached the former Progressive Democrat deputy.

Column: Ireland has the worst managed healthcare system in the developed world
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Column: Ireland has the worst managed healthcare system in the developed world

Feb 27th 2013, 7:00 AM 8,099 Views 76 Comments

While Ireland does not have the worst quality of healthcare, it is run by technically deficient, medically illiterate bureaucrats, says Professor John Crown. What healthcare model should we be looking to?

Quinn angry at being misled over primary care centres answer in Dáil
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Quinn angry at being misled over primary care centres answer in Dáil

Oct 5th 2012, 10:34 AM 5,993 Views 35 Comments

“The information was given was from Minister Reilly’s personal office and it clearly was wrong,” Ruairí Quinn told RTÉ radio this morning.

Troika forced Ireland into repaying €1bn AIB bond - Quinn
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Troika forced Ireland into repaying €1bn AIB bond - Quinn

Oct 3rd 2012, 12:28 PM 9,329 Views 102 Comments

Ruairí Quinn says the Troika are the only people who will affordably lend to Ireland – so what they say goes.

Column: Why Ireland should look to Europe as well as America
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Column: Why Ireland should look to Europe as well as America

Sep 9th 2012, 8:30 AM 454 Views 57 Comments

Mary Harney famously claimed that Ireland was “closer to Boston than Berlin” – but it’s now time to reassess, writes Kate Katharina Ferguson.

Shoeing, pieing and 7 other things politicians have had thrown at them
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Shoeing, pieing and 7 other things politicians have had thrown at them

May 26th 2012, 8:30 AM 4,633 Views 10 Comments

Rotten tomatoes anyone?

Environment Minister announces review of ban on smokey coal
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Environment Minister announces review of ban on smokey coal

Apr 12th 2012, 7:37 PM 5,096 Views 30 Comments

The ban on smokey coal in Dublin is believed to have resulted in at least 350 fewer deaths each year. Phil Hogan has announced a public consultation on the regulations around the ban.

Top 10 TheJournal.ie stories you tweeted in 2011
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Top 10 TheJournal.ie stories you tweeted in 2011

Dec 27th 2011, 3:00 PM 3,435 Views 2 Comments

Gay mice, a footballer leaving Twitter and an April Fools’ joke – some of the stories you most wanted to share with your Twitter followers.

In full: what former ministers get after the government's new levy
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In full: what former ministers get after the government's new levy

Nov 30th 2011, 10:08 AM 7,162 Views 47 Comments

We’ve gone through the list of ministerial pensions to see precisely how each living former minister is hit by the various levies.

Mary Byrne X-Factor voting complaint dropped by BAI
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Mary Byrne X-Factor voting complaint dropped by BAI

May 19th 2011, 7:12 PM 2,331 Views 0 Comments

Complaints over the X-Factor’s controversial sing-off elimination are resolved by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland – but Hook, Tubridy and D’Arcy are all scolded.

"Nightmare situation" as Fair Deal applications suspended
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"Nightmare situation" as Fair Deal applications suspended

May 19th 2011, 1:08 PM 1,287 Views 0 Comments

The Fair Deal nursing home scheme has already run out of funding for this year and can’t accommodate any new people who need financial assistant to cover the costs of that care.

McCafferty didn’t know she was live when making Harney comments
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McCafferty didn’t know she was live when making Harney comments

May 5th 2011, 9:11 AM 3,510 Views 13 Comments

The former Minister for Health settles action against Newstalk over comments made on air by Nell McCafferty last year.

Mary Harney reportedly secures €450k settlement with Newstalk
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Mary Harney reportedly secures €450k settlement with Newstalk

May 4th 2011, 6:21 PM 2,934 Views 0 Comments

The former Tanaiste had taken a defamation case against radio station over comments made on show.

Royal family apologises over Harney wedding gaffe
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Royal family apologises over Harney wedding gaffe

Apr 1st 2011, 7:53 AM 9,595 Views 0 Comments

Clarence House apologises “unreservedly” after a case of mistaken identity in which the former Health Minister was sent an invitation in the place of President.

The PDs return: former party fares better in 2011 than 2007
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The PDs return: former party fares better in 2011 than 2007

Feb 27th 2011, 9:56 PM 1,807 Views 0 Comments

The party that disbanded after its election slaughter in 2007 sees its former candidates gain ground this time around.

Department publishes review of VHI claims costs
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Department publishes review of VHI claims costs

Feb 25th 2011, 9:38 PM 1,078 Views 0 Comments

Milliman’s report into VHI’s cost control, and how it can streamline its operations, is published in redacted form.

Councillor convicted of assault over Harney paint incident
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Councillor convicted of assault over Harney paint incident

Feb 25th 2011, 5:20 PM 2,495 Views 0 Comments

Louise Minihan of Éirígí is convicted of throwing red paint over then-Minister for Health, Mary Harney, in November.

Backbenchers could still plan coup to oust Cowen
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Backbenchers could still plan coup to oust Cowen

Jan 20th 2011, 4:12 PM 2,285 Views 0 Comments

Fianna Fáil backbenchers aren’t happy about how the cabinet crisis was managed – and the knives could still be out.

Cowen's new cabinet and election date: his statement in full
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Cowen's new cabinet and election date: his statement in full

Jan 20th 2011, 2:13 PM 1,073 Views 0 Comments

The full text of Brian Cowen’s full statement to the Dáil, announcing his restructured cabinet and the date of the election.

Cabinet reshuffle expected as sixth minister quits
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Cabinet reshuffle expected as sixth minister quits

Jan 20th 2011, 10:05 AM 1,724 Views 0 Comments

Batt O’Keeffe joins Mary Harney, Noel Dempsy, Dermot Ahern and Tony Killeen in announcing his departure from the cabinet.

Don't bother with reshuffle, call an election - opposition
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Don't bother with reshuffle, call an election - opposition

Jan 20th 2011, 8:29 AM 352 Views 0 Comments

The opposition parties say the latest developments around the cabinet table are a sign an election should be called.

Mary Harney's last months as Minister: The Top 5 moments
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Mary Harney's last months as Minister: The Top 5 moments

Jan 20th 2011, 7:45 AM 796 Views 0 Comments

A selection of Harney stories from her last few months in cabinet…

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