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#rté investigates

From TheJournal.ie Ross calls for resignations over greyhound scandal saying it amounts to 'subsidised cruelty' Greyhound Industry

Ross calls for resignations over greyhound scandal saying it amounts to 'subsidised cruelty'

A spokesperson for the minister said there was a 40 minute discussion at Cabinet yesterday over the controversy

From TheJournal.ie Irish Greyhound Board 'strongly condemns actions of minority in industry' Rté Investigates

Irish Greyhound Board 'strongly condemns actions of minority in industry'

Minister of State Andrew Doyle said that he had “deep concerns” about the industry, and that all allegations will be examined.

From TheJournal.ie Internal documents show up to one million litres of oil leaked from ESB underground cables Rté Investigates

Internal documents show up to one million litres of oil leaked from ESB underground cables

An RTÉ Investigates programme will look into the pollution.

From TheJournal.ie Pensioner had visiting hours cut at wife's HSE-run care home after protesting over lapses in her care Cherry Orchard Hospital

Pensioner had visiting hours cut at wife's HSE-run care home after protesting over lapses in her care

Patrick Fitzgerald is only allowed to visit his wife for four hours a week after questioning the standard of care given to her.

From TheJournal.ie Investigation into councillor who asked for 'loads of money' won't hear from undercover RTÉ reporter Hugh Mcelvaney

Investigation into councillor who asked for 'loads of money' won't hear from undercover RTÉ reporter

An SIPO hearing into Hugh McElvaney’s alleged breach of the ethics of public office heard the reporter was “no doubt attractive”.

From TheJournal.ie Simon Harris says it's 'right and proper' HSE apologises over failings in audiology services Children

Simon Harris says it's 'right and proper' HSE apologises over failings in audiology services

RTÉ has reported that the HSE identified errors in audiology services provided to children in the west of Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie HSE apologises 'unreservedly' to women raped while they were children in foster care Galway

HSE apologises 'unreservedly' to women raped while they were children in foster care

“It’s not a life, I’m doing the prison sentence.”

From TheJournal.ie Woman had to have aggressive chemotherapy and radiation treatment after cancer misdiagnosis St James's Hospital

Woman had to have aggressive chemotherapy and radiation treatment after cancer misdiagnosis

RTÉ Investigates has confirmed that two patients had their cancer misdiagnosed at the hospital.

From TheJournal.ie In Westmeath, nearly 9 in 10 drink driving cases led to a conviction. In Waterford, it's just over 3 in 10 Postcode Lottery

In Westmeath, nearly 9 in 10 drink driving cases led to a conviction. In Waterford, it's just over 3 in 10

A report by RTÉ Investigates has shown that your location can dictate your chance of being prosecuted for a driving offence.

From TheJournal.ie 'I don't want to jump queues': Thousands waiting up to 4 years for cataract surgery Mary Comber

'I don't want to jump queues': Thousands waiting up to 4 years for cataract surgery

The eye condition causes a person’s vision to become impaired, and is the leading cause of blindness in the world.

From TheJournal.ie We need fines of €1 million for 'unscrupulous' landlords, says senior Dublin City Council official Rental Crisis

We need fines of €1 million for 'unscrupulous' landlords, says senior Dublin City Council official

An RTÉ investigation last night showed widespread breaches in terms of health and safety standards across the private rental sector.

From TheJournal.ie 'Nothing but sharks and vultures' - Calls for enforcement after RTÉ documentary on dodgy landlords Rental Crisis

'Nothing but sharks and vultures' - Calls for enforcement after RTÉ documentary on dodgy landlords

The Prime Time Investigates programme highlighted how some landlords were charging over 20 people hundreds of euro a month.

From TheJournal.ie 16 people in a single bedroom, 64 people renting a house: Documentary shows state of Ireland's rental 'nightmares' Rté Investigates

16 people in a single bedroom, 64 people renting a house: Documentary shows state of Ireland's rental 'nightmares'

A new investigation shows widespread breaches in terms of health and safety standards across the private rental sector.

From TheJournal.ie University presidents showed 'arrogance' when questioned about financial misconduct, claims TD Misleading Information

University presidents showed 'arrogance' when questioned about financial misconduct, claims TD

An RTÉ Investigates show aired last night which highlighted a number of incidents in the third-level sector.

From TheJournal.ie '€100,000 was spent on pens and medallions for retiring university staff' Universities Unchallenged

'€100,000 was spent on pens and medallions for retiring university staff'

The claims came in an RTÉ Investigates show aired tonight, which highlighted a number of incidents in the third-level sector.

From TheJournal.ie 'I remember throwing myself on top of the coffin saying no, you can’t take her because I can’t do this again' Portiuncula Hospital

'I remember throwing myself on top of the coffin saying no, you can’t take her because I can’t do this again'

RTÉ Investigates reports on problems in care at Portiuncula Hospital.

From TheJournal.ie Family of woman shot at same time as Garda Tony Golden to sue Gardaí Siobhán Phillips

Family of woman shot at same time as Garda Tony Golden to sue Gardaí

An RTÉ Investigates programme broadcast last night called into question whether the man who shot Garda Golden and Siobhán Phillips was in fact a Garda informer.

From TheJournal.ie Simon Harris 'pleased to announce' Crumlin Hospital scoliosis theatre to open in April Timely

Simon Harris 'pleased to announce' Crumlin Hospital scoliosis theatre to open in April

It has emerged that there are an extra 80,000 people on hospital waiting lists outside the government’s official figures.

From TheJournal.ie Stories of people on hospital waiting lists are "absolutely inexcusable", says Simon Harris Living On The List

Stories of people on hospital waiting lists are "absolutely inexcusable", says Simon Harris

RTÉ Investigates reveals the painful reality behind the numbers on hospital waiting lists in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie HSE care failures: No visits for 16 years, no files on 200 clients and high risk of sexual abuse Intellectual Disabilities

HSE care failures: No visits for 16 years, no files on 200 clients and high risk of sexual abuse

The HSE has confirmed that of the 1,080 disability files reviewed by one report, “47 priority cases” were highlighted for follow up.

From TheJournal.ie Road safety boss hits back after RTÉ programme claims NCT test flawed Mahameters

Road safety boss hits back after RTÉ programme claims NCT test flawed

A RTÉ Investigation Unit programme questioned how tests were carried out on a car’s shock absorbers.

From TheJournal.ie Despite our problems, Ireland is one of the least corrupt countries in the world (not Quite) Squeaky Clean

Despite our problems, Ireland is one of the least corrupt countries in the world

We placed alongside Japan and Hong Kong in Transparency International’s corruption index.

From TheJournal.ie This councillor has been attempting to explain his encounters with "the beautiful Nina" Rté Investigates

This councillor has been attempting to explain his encounters with "the beautiful Nina"

Sligo councillor Joe Queenan insists his comments were taken out of context, and says he was “set up”.

From TheJournal.ie Elected officials need to know there are consequences to corruption Opinion

Elected officials need to know there are consequences to corruption

Corruption is a health risk to our democracy, writes Nuala Haughey.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí are now examining footage from the RTÉ Investigates sting Undercover

Gardaí are now examining footage from the RTÉ Investigates sting

The programme featured an undercover investigation.

From TheJournal.ie 'It sickened me but I can’t honestly say I am hugely surprised' Rté Investigates

'It sickened me but I can’t honestly say I am hugely surprised'

The Dáil has been discussing the revelations in last night’s RTÉ Investigates programme.

From TheJournal.ie 'As a councillor, RTÉ Investigates was a huge let down - but we're not all the same' Opinion

'As a councillor, RTÉ Investigates was a huge let down - but we're not all the same'

While it’s clear that these are a distinct minority of elected officials, they let us all down and in a way tarnish the already battered reputation of politics in Ireland, writes councillor Noel Rock.

From TheJournal.ie What should be done when politicians are caught dealing dirty? State Of The Nation

What should be done when politicians are caught dealing dirty?

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

From TheJournal.ie Galway councillor who didn't declare a house, some land and €150k payment explains why Above Board

Galway councillor who didn't declare a house, some land and €150k payment explains why

Cllr. Tom McHugh was featured in last night’s RTÉ Investigates programme.

From TheJournal.ie Councillor resigns from Fianna Fáil following 'shocking' RTÉ Investigates programme Revelations

Councillor resigns from Fianna Fáil following 'shocking' RTÉ Investigates programme

“Some of the behaviour displayed in tonight’s programme was shocking and completely unacceptable.”

From TheJournal.ie Senator distances herself from 'a huge story of corruption and fraud' Rté Investigates This post contains videos

Senator distances herself from 'a huge story of corruption and fraud'

“This scandal about councillors seeking out bribes has absolutely nothing to do with me.”