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COVID 19/World News

Minister Coveney Attends Meeting of EU Defence Ministers

The Minister for Defence, Simon Coveney TD, attended a meeting of EU Defence Ministers in Brussels. Ministers discussed the situation in Ukraine and what further steps the EU can take to…

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Covid 19/Advice

Lack of Specialist Counsellors in Secondary Education ‘An Irish Solution to an Irish Problem’

A pilot government scheme that will see specialist counsellors working in primary schools across the country is insufficient and must be expanded to secondary education, an Oireachtas committee heard. Professor…

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Covid 19/Events

New National Forensic Mental Health Service Opened

Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly, Minister of State with responsibility for Mental Health and Older People, Mary Butler, and Minister of State with responsibility for Public Health, Well Being and…

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Covid 19/Advice

Leading Economist Says Health Service Supply-Demand Issues Have Created a ‘Rationing of Care’

A leading Economist and Lecturer at Cork University Business School has said the Irish health service is effectively having to carry out a ‘rationing of care’ through long waiting lists…

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Defence & Security

Positive Measures to Retain Sergeants in the Permanent Defence Force

The Minister for Defence and Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney TD announced that he has secured an interim arrangement which will allow for the continuance in service of Sergeants…

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Covid 19/Technology

Robotic Surgery Training Begins at RCSI

The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) have taken part in the first-ever robotic assisted surgery (RAS) training programmes, run in collaboration with Intuitive. The programmes took place at the National…

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COVID 19

Seasonal Flu Vaccine Uptake Encouraged

The Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly, the Chief Nursing Officer, Rachel Kenna and the Chief Medical Officer, Professor Breda Smyth have encouraged everyone to get their flu vaccine this winter…

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Covid 19/Research

Should Cancer Be Described As A Battle?

Research suggests that using war metaphors to describe cancer can be harmful to patients — so why do so many people keep using them? Something about cancer makes us think…

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Defence & Security

€4 Million Funding for Additional Accommodation at Collins Barracks

Simon Coveney, Minister for Defence and Minister for Foreign Affairs, announced that he has approved funding for the construction of a new accommodation Block at Collins Barracks, Cork to provide…

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Covid 19/Health

Menopause Awareness Campaign Launched

The Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly has launched a government awareness campaign for menopause. The campaign is a direct response to the demand from Irish women for greater knowledge and understanding of…

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COVID 19

Department of Health’s Strategic Approach to COVID-19 Published

The Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly has published the Department of Health’s Strategic Approach to the Management of COVID-19: Preparedness for Autumn/Winter 2022/23. The report has been informed by ongoing,…

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Covid 19/Events

Identifying Connections for Collaboration in Security, Defence and Dual Technologies

The Department of the Defence and the Defence Forces hosted an information and networking event at the Aviva Stadium. The event provided opportunities for Irish Industry and research institutions interested…

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Defence & Security

Significant Improvements in Pay and Conditions for New Defence Force Recruits

The Minister for Defence, Simon Coveney TD, attended the Annual Delegate Conference (ADC) of the Permanent Defence Force Other Ranks Representative Association, (PDFORRA), in Jackson’s Hotel, Ballybofey, Co. Donegal. Minister…

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Covid 19/Advice

IHCA Urge That Patients Must Remain the Priority

The Irish Hospital Consultants Association (IHCA) says that patients must remain the priority as their members struggle to meet the demand of assessing and treating increasing numbers of people without…

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Covid 19/Business

Highest Ever Level of Capital Funding Provided to Defence in Budget 2023

Minister Simon Coveney welcomed the allocation of some €1.174 billion in Defence Group funding as outlined in Budget 2023. This allocation represents an increase of €67 million on the corresponding…

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Covid 19/Events

RCSI to Host Free Public Event on Demystifying Cancer

RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences will host an event about demystifying cancer as part of European Researchers’ Night in Dublin on Friday, 30 September 2022. The free event,…

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Covid 19/Events

Ministers Turn Sod On New Coast Guard Station in Waterford in €5m Investment

Minister with special responsibility for the Irish Coast Guard, Hildegarde Naughton, and Minister of State with responsibility for the Office of Public Works (OPW), Patrick O’Donovan, “turned the sod” for…

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Covid 19/Events

Minister Coveney Reviews Irish Troops Heading for Service with UNDOF

The Minister for Defence and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Simon Coveney TD, reviewed the Irish troops of the 66th Infantry Group who will leave in the coming weeks for service…

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Covid 19/Research

National Taskforce on the NCHD Workforce Launched

The Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly has announced that he is establishing a National Taskforce to focus on the Non-Consultant Hospital Doctor (NCHD) workforce. The purpose of the Taskforce is…

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Covid 19/Events

Irish Coast Guard Mark 200 Years Of Lifesaving Service

The Irish Coast Guard, which can trace its roots to 1822, is celebrating 200 years of lifesaving service. The milestone was marked at an event attended by Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan…

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