Wednesday August 12, 2015
Independent watchdog HIQA has found a Kilkenny residential centre for highly dependent people with intellectual disabilities is understaffed, unclean and ineffectively protected against fire.
Saturday August 08, 2015
A round-up of other Irish and international stories.
Wednesday July 29, 2015
Staff members at a youth detention centre in Dublin have claimed there has been an increased number of serious assaults on them.
Thursday July 23, 2015
The State needs to spend up to €500m to replace or refurbish very old Health Service Executive-run nursing homes, according to Minister for Health Leo Varadkar.
Tuesday July 21, 2015
A HIQA inspection into a HSE-run community hospital in Co Leitrim criticises the facility for staff shortages and consistent failures to address shortcomings in fire management.
Monday June 29, 2015
The district court in Kilkenny has de-registered a residential unit in the city's St Patrick's Centre for people with intellectual disabilities.
Wednesday June 24, 2015
An institutional abuse inquiry in Northern Ireland has heard that gardaí were aware of the activities of paedophile priest Brendan Smyth as far back as the early 1970s.
Monday June 22, 2015
The owners of PlayBlue adult store have announced they have decided not to proceed with opening an outlet in Drumcondra in Dublin following protests from local residents today.
Thursday June 18, 2015
All Hallows College has announced its campus in the north Dublin suburb of Drumcondra is to be sold to Dublin City University.
Wednesday June 17, 2015
Books of condolence are open following the deaths of five young Irish students and one young Irish-American in Berkeley, California.