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    INMO: Every ward and department in Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital is short of staff on a daily basis

    Tony Fitzpatrick, Industrial relations officer with the INMO in the northeast, discusses a work-to-rule by INMO members at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda over staff shortages
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    Hickey: past embargoes 'the ultimate blunderbuss way of dealing with problems'

    Fergal Hickey, Consultant in Emergency Medicine at Sligo University Hospital, has described as 'worrying' figures showing 50,000 people a year are walking out of our emergency departments
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    SF: We need to know how the banks are using flexibility rules in mortgage lending

    Pearse Doherty, Sinn Féin spokesperson on Finance, discusses what he says is a lack of transparency on the part of the banks over mortgage flexibility rules
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    Cowen: Sinn Fein's motion on the issue of Irish Water is 'empty posturing.'

    Barry Cowen, Fianna Fail, discusses his party's motion in the Dail this week on the issue of water charges and the future of Irish Water.
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    UN World Humanitarian Summit continues in Istanbul

    Tony Connelly, Europe Editor, looks ahead to the second day of discussions at the UN World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul.
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    New Beginnings: roughly five thousand families are facing repossession

    Ross Maguire, from New Beginnings, says a 'mortgage rescue scheme' is needed to help homeowners with mortgage difficulties
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    'Waking the Feminists' honoured at the Lily Awards in New York

    Caitriona Perry, Washington Correspondent, reports on the awards that recognise the outstanding contributions of women in American theatre
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    Is Rory McIlroy right to be concerned about Zika virus?

    Siobhan Grehan, Director of Nursing, the Tropical Medical Bureau, outlines the risks posed by the Zika virus and avoidance measures that can taken against it
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    Thosands of migrants evacuated from Idomeni island

    Damian Mac Con Uladh, Athens-based journalist, reports on the evacuation of the Idomeni migrant camp in which 8400 migrants have been living
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    Irish garden designer wins a gold medal at Chelsea Flower Show

    Paul Martin, garden designer, describes the award-winning 'mindfulness' garden he created
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