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INMO members to protest outside Connolly Hospital today over continued unsafe working conditions
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INMO members to protest outside Connolly Hospital today over continued unsafe working conditions

Mon 6:30 AM 9,925 Views 8 Comments

The protest is due to take place at the main entrance of the hospital at 1pm today.

Staff shortages force ICU nurses at St Vincent's Hospital to watch patients with baby monitor
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Staff shortages force ICU nurses at St Vincent's Hospital to watch patients with baby monitor

Oct 7th 2021, 12:10 AM 68,382 Views 0 Comments
  • The ICU is at "breaking point" with a few "near misses" in recent months, Órla Ryan reports
  • Nurses say they have been forced to use a baby monitor to watch certain patients due to staff shortages
  • "The pandemic broke us ... It was horrendous, some of the shifts we put in were indescribable."
Poll: Should frontline healthcare workers receive some compensation for their work during the pandemic?
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Poll: Should frontline healthcare workers receive some compensation for their work during the pandemic?

Feb 9th 2021, 8:42 AM 99,332 Views 93 Comments

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation will call for the measure before an Oireachtas committee this morning.

'People are finding it hard. We see a lot of these issues in work and it does broaden your mind'
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'People are finding it hard. We see a lot of these issues in work and it does broaden your mind'

Oct 22nd 2020, 6:17 PM 10,724 Views 0 Comments

Tipperary’s Pádraic Maher on life as a Garda through the Covid-19 crisis and his excitement for the inter-county championship.

Tyrone midwife on cover of British Vogue: 'I imagine my mum will be in Tesco buying all the copies she can'
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Tyrone midwife on cover of British Vogue: 'I imagine my mum will be in Tesco buying all the copies she can'

Jun 4th 2020, 9:20 AM 72,422 Views 29 Comments

Rachel Millar had no idea she’d be on the cover when a photographer came to the hospital she works in a few weeks ago.

HSE tells unions that where healthcare workers can't secure childcare, they can remain at home with pay
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HSE tells unions that where healthcare workers can't secure childcare, they can remain at home with pay

Apr 28th 2020, 10:04 PM 25,446 Views 49 Comments

Previous proposals to support healthcare workers with childcare provision had been described as inadequate by unions.

'Everyone is very much involved in this' - The Dublin All-Star doctor on duty in Temple Street Hospital
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'Everyone is very much involved in this' - The Dublin All-Star doctor on duty in Temple Street Hospital

Apr 25th 2020, 7:00 AM 26,615 Views 2 Comments

Noelle Healy shares her experience through the Covid-19 crisis.

The former Munster centre now helping to fight Covid-19 as a doctor in Cork
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The former Munster centre now helping to fight Covid-19 as a doctor in Cork

Apr 9th 2020, 7:30 PM 22,982 Views 9 Comments

Tom Gleeson had to retire from rugby in 2012 due to injury.

'It is kind of surreal, sometimes you think you are dreaming. Then you realise it’s real life'
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'It is kind of surreal, sometimes you think you are dreaming. Then you realise it’s real life'

Mar 21st 2020, 7:00 AM 31,380 Views 5 Comments

Galway star and medical professional Tracey Leonard is on the frontline in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.

Most rank-and-file gardaí have no tactical training to deal with armed criminals or terrorists
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Most rank-and-file gardaí have no tactical training to deal with armed criminals or terrorists

May 29th 2018, 6:10 AM 7,448 Views 14 Comments

The Garda Representative Association has pointed out that unarmed gardaí are likely to be first on the scene, but have not been prepared for these dangerous scenarios.

Working the frontline: Here's how I live on €23,171 (before tax) a year
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Working the frontline: Here's how I live on €23,171 (before tax) a year

Dec 22nd 2016, 6:00 PM 10,818 Views 282 Comments

‘My most foolhardy move?’ Leaving the private sector and joining An Garda Síochána, admits this frontline worker.

'We come together in the most distressing situations': Hundreds to take part in emergency services parade
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'We come together in the most distressing situations': Hundreds to take part in emergency services parade

Sep 13th 2016, 10:00 PM 16,976 Views 13 Comments

The annual parade and gala will focus on safety and will also pay tribute to members of the services who lost their lives in the line of duty.

Superintendents say they need at least 800 new recruits a year to provide proper service
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Superintendents say they need at least 800 new recruits a year to provide proper service

Apr 20th 2016, 12:31 PM 10,053 Views 39 Comments

Superintendent Noel Cunningham said he is concerned about younger members leaving the force because of low wages.

Paramedic punched in face after being called to house in Meath
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Paramedic punched in face after being called to house in Meath

Jan 29th 2016, 6:10 PM 31,218 Views 45 Comments

The man’s injuries were minor, but he was left shaken by the incident.

Machine guns, tasers and pay rises on agenda for rank and file gardaí
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Machine guns, tasers and pay rises on agenda for rank and file gardaí

Apr 27th 2015, 6:01 AM 18,953 Views 61 Comments

The Garda Representative Association annual delegate conference begins tomorrow.

The new homeless: 'Her life just turned bad, by one simple thing'
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The new homeless: 'Her life just turned bad, by one simple thing'

Oct 2nd 2014, 4:00 PM 12,958 Views 6 Comments

Threshold also helps people who are homeless to find a home – and stay there.

Irish researcher wins major acclaim for 'lifesaving' medical app
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Irish researcher wins major acclaim for 'lifesaving' medical app

Jul 22nd 2014, 7:30 AM 15,131 Views 11 Comments

It’s designed to help doctors on the ground in remote parts of Africa.

'Widespread lack of training' among gardaí in dealing with suicidal people
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'Widespread lack of training' among gardaí in dealing with suicidal people

Mar 22nd 2014, 7:30 AM 8,074 Views 33 Comments

The Garda Representative Association’s John Parker said he’d like to see new training modules for student gardaí on mental health issues rolled out to everyone on the force.

Here’s how Twitter reacted to Pat Kenny leaving RTÉ
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Here’s how Twitter reacted to Pat Kenny leaving RTÉ

Jul 31st 2013, 4:41 PM 11,055 Views 14 Comments

Shock, shock and a bit more SHOCK.