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This tax measure brought in €57m more than expected, but was it fair?
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This tax measure brought in €57m more than expected, but was it fair?

Jan 11th 2016, 6:10 AM 26,490 Views 32 Comments

A cap on tax relief on health insurance brought in €151 million.

'Taoiseach, you will say anything to get elected, the truth does not matter'
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'Taoiseach, you will say anything to get elected, the truth does not matter'

Nov 18th 2015, 1:29 PM 18,758 Views 117 Comments

Enda Kenny faced a grilling today during Leaders’ Questions.

If universal health insurance isn't dead, then when on earth will it actually happen?
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If universal health insurance isn't dead, then when on earth will it actually happen?

Nov 17th 2015, 8:44 PM 13,039 Views 66 Comments

The government maintains it is committed to a UHI model. But there’s no chance of it happening soon.

Fianna Fáil eyeing up a return to power
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Fianna Fáil eyeing up a return to power

Apr 16th 2015, 12:00 PM 17,454 Views 119 Comments

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

Here's why Leo Varadkar is looking to avoid 'land mines in Angola'
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Here's why Leo Varadkar is looking to avoid 'land mines in Angola'

Aug 6th 2014, 10:53 AM 8,215 Views 19 Comments

Analysis: The Health Minister’s intervention on universal health insurance yesterday is all about managing expectations.

Universal health insurance by 2019? No chance, says Varadkar
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Universal health insurance by 2019? No chance, says Varadkar

Aug 5th 2014, 8:11 AM 13,598 Views 41 Comments

The new Health Minister says the plan is “too ambitious”.

Doctors' organisation says politics getting in way of patient treatment
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Doctors' organisation says politics getting in way of patient treatment

Apr 25th 2014, 1:47 PM 7,180 Views 66 Comments

IMO President Dr Matthew Sadlier was also critical of the free GP care plan and Universal Health Insurance proposals.

'Appalling indignity': Government to revisit opening State redress scheme to Bethany Home survivors
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'Appalling indignity': Government to revisit opening State redress scheme to Bethany Home survivors

Apr 3rd 2014, 1:15 PM 5,760 Views 30 Comments

Mary Lou McDonald said that the coalition has to date “flatly and coldly refused the Bethany survivors the dignity of recognition”.

How much will Universal Health Insurance cost you?
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How much will Universal Health Insurance cost you?

Apr 2nd 2014, 3:19 PM 20,281 Views 87 Comments

Minister Reilly said he doesn’t know but if we’d implemented it last year, it would have cost less than €920 on average.

Insurance for all and state subsidies: Universal Health Insurance paper published
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Insurance for all and state subsidies: Universal Health Insurance paper published

Apr 2nd 2014, 11:44 AM 8,305 Views 58 Comments

The Taoiseach says the plan is a delivery on a promise of change.

'It doesn't have to be like this': Micheál Martin outlines the Fianna Fáil alternative
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'It doesn't have to be like this': Micheál Martin outlines the Fianna Fáil alternative

Mar 22nd 2014, 8:30 PM 10,061 Views 74 Comments

The Fianna Fáil leader has delivered a keynote speech to delegates at the party’s Ard Fheis in Dublin tonight, criticising the government’s policies towards the elderly and said the party will oppose universal health insurance.

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday
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Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday

Mar 2nd 2014, 8:07 PM 11,447 Views 0 Comments

Everyone’s talking about Ukraine mobilising for war, John Gilligan being in a stable condition and Oscar Night.

Reilly: Some say we can't afford UHI - but we can't afford the current system
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Reilly: Some say we can't afford UHI - but we can't afford the current system

Feb 28th 2014, 8:22 PM 8,279 Views 34 Comments

Health Minister James Reilly was speaking at the Fine Gael Ard Fheis in Dublin this evening.

Health insurance white paper could be published in coming weeks
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Health insurance white paper could be published in coming weeks

Feb 21st 2014, 12:01 PM 9,053 Views 78 Comments

The long-awaited plan could come before the cabinet as early as Tuesday.

Minister admits health plans 'not very detailed' and 'there are still difficulties'
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Minister admits health plans 'not very detailed' and 'there are still difficulties'

Feb 19th 2014, 10:20 AM 4,178 Views 8 Comments

Kathleen Lynch has said that there are difficulties around the cost of universal helath insurance but denied being kept in the dark on the matter.

Reilly: Universal health insurance will not put the state's finances at risk
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Reilly: Universal health insurance will not put the state's finances at risk

Feb 15th 2014, 3:35 PM 9,133 Views 57 Comments

The Minister for Health also said the system will “end the unfair two-tier health system we currently have.”