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Covid 19/Health

Government to Establish Interdepartmental Working Group to Examine Rising Cost of Health-Related Claims

Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly received government approval to establish an Interdepartmental Working Group to examine the rising cost of health-related claims and consider mechanisms to reduce costs. The Group will…

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Covid 19/Education

206 Defence Forces Personnel Receive Awards From SETU Carlow

The South East Technological University (SETU) Carlow held a Conferring Ceremony  to confer 206 awards to Defence Forces personnel. The collaborative partnership between the Defence Forces and SETU Carlow commenced…

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Defence & Security

Department of Defence Approved Funding of €150,000 for Sail Training Ireland

The Department of Defence has approved funding of €150,000 for Sail Training Ireland. Ministerial approval has been obtained to continue to provide funding to Sail Training Ireland for three more…

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EMS News

CAMHS Report Raises Concerns About Children on Medication Not Getting Follow-Up Care

A large number of children and adolescents seeking mental health treatment don’t receive necessary follow-up care, a CAMHS report has found. An interim report into an independent review of the…

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Covid 19/Health

10th Condition for National Newborn Bloodspot Screening Programme Approved

The Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly TD has approved a recommendation from the National Screening Advisory Committee (NSAC) to add a group of conditions known as Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID)…

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Defence & Security

Government Approves Defence Forces Participation in EU Battlegroup 2024/2025

The Government approved the participation by the Defence Forces in a German-led EU Battlegroup in 2024/2025. This will be the eighth occasion on which the Defence Forces have been part…

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COVID 19

CMO Urges Parents to Keep Children With Symptoms of Illness Home

As schools and childcare facilities reopen, the Chief Medical Officer Professor Breda Smyth is urging parents to continue to be mindful of others when their children are sick and to…

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EMS News

Health And Safety Authority Confirms 26 Work-Related Fatalities In 2022

Provisional data from the Health & Safety Authority shows that 26 people lost their lives in work-related fatalities in 2022 compared to 38 in 2021, representing the lowest figure recorded since the…

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COVID 19

Covid-19 Pandemic Increased Vulnerability of People Living with Obesity

The Covid-19 pandemic may have left people living with obesity more vulnerable to the cost-of-living crisis, a study led by UCL researchers has warned. Adults with obesity surveyed in the…

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Covid 19/Research

Results of Research About Menopause in Ireland Following First Government Awareness Campaign

New research about menopause in Ireland from the Department of Health shows that 55% of women experiencing perimenopause and menopause describe it as a negative experience, with just 22% describing…

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EMS News

Bernard Gloster Appointed New CEO of HSE

The HSE Board has approved the appointment of Mr Bernard Gloster as Chief Executive (CEO) of the HSE. Bernard Gloster, who is currently CEO of the state Child and Family…

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Covid 19/Health

Expansion of Free Contraception Scheme to Include Women Aged 26 From 2023

The Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly has announced the expansion of the free contraception scheme to include women aged 26, from 1 January 2023. The free contraception scheme for women…

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Covid 19/Advice

OECD Publishes Economic Survey of Ireland 2022 With Special Focus on Health Sector

The OECD has published the Economic Survey of Ireland 2022 including, for the first time, a thematic chapter on health sector performance and efficiency. The OECD Economic Survey reviews a country’s structural policies…

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Covid 19/Events

Monument Dedicated to Families of Jadotville Veterans at Custume Barracks Unveiled

The Minister for Defence, Simon Coveney, unveiled a monument dedicated to the families of the personnel of A Company, 35th Infantry Battalion who took part in the Siege of Jadotville…

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Defence & Security

Historic Levels of Investment in Defence Forces Built Infrastructure Plan

Simon Coveney TD, Minister for Defence and Foreign Affairs, announced details of the updated Defence Forces Built Infrastructure Plan (2022 – 2027). The Minister also confirmed a record allocation of…

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Covid 19/Research

Ireland to Participate in European Union’s ‘1+ Million Genomes Initiative’

Ireland has officially joined the European Union’s 1+ Million Genomes (1+MG) Initiative. The initiative, which was launched in 2018, is designed to improve Europe’s genomic infrastructure and capacity. By increasing…

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Covid 19/Events

Minister Coveney Addresses RACO Annual Delegate Conference

The Minister for Defence Simon Coveney attended the Annual Delegate Conference (ADC) of the Representative Association of Commissioned Officers (RACO), in the Killashee House Hotel, Naas, Co. Kildare. Minister Coveney welcomed…

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Covid 19/Health

First National Traveller Health Action Plan Launched

The Minister for Health, Stephen Donnelly TD, the Minister for Public Health, Wellbeing and the National Drugs Strategy, Frank Feighan TD, the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth,…

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Covid 19/Education

Six RCSI Projects Receive HRB Funding to Translate Knowledge for Benefit of the Public

Six RCSI projects have been awarded funding to translate knowledge from the Health Research Board (HRB). In the fifth round of the Knowledge Translation Awards, the HRB has invested €1.2…

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COVID 19

500,000 Bivalent COVID-19 Booster Vaccines Administered

The Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly has announced that more than 500,000 bivalent COVID-19 vaccines have been administered since these vaccines were introduced on 3 October. In total, 725,000 primary…

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