Wednesday May 27, 2015
Draft legislative proposals to allow for periodic payments to be made to people who have suffered catastrophic injuries have been published by Minister for Justice and Equality Frances Fitzgerald.
Monday May 25, 2015
Minister of State for Primary and Social Care Kathleen Lynch has said there is still time for women who have not accepted the State's Magdalene laundries redress scheme to apply for the plan so they can avail of special medical cards.
Friday May 22, 2015
Survivors of Magdalene laundries who have accepted offers of redress from the State are to receive special medical cards next month.
Tuesday April 14, 2015
A retired obstetrician gynaecologist has expressed concern that symphysiotomy patients are being excluded from the Government's redress scheme.
Monday March 23, 2015
The Aislinn Group, which has supported thousands of survivors of institutional child abuse, has accused the Government of re-abusing them by planning to lock away all documents relating to the Ryan Report and the Redress Board.
Wednesday January 28, 2015
The Government is to give effect to Judge John Quirke's recommendation that the special medical card be awarded to survivors of Magdalene Laundries and similar institutions.
Monday January 19, 2015
The Government has been challenged to honour its promise to provide survivors of Magdalene laundries with the healthcare services recommended in the Quirke report 18 months ago.
Friday December 05, 2014
The deadline for women affected by the practice of symphysiotomy to apply to the redress scheme for compensation expired earlier today.
Wednesday November 26, 2014
Two elderly women who underwent symphysiotomy operations have brought a legal challenge to the Government redress scheme announced recently.
Wednesday November 12, 2014
Ulster Bank has been fined €3.5m by the Central Bank for IT failures that affected 600,000 customers in the summer of 2012.