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23 May 2018 02:58 Call to use no vote as starting point

The Love Both campaign said it would be willing to use a no vote as a “starting point” towards more liberal abortion laws, despite failing to explain how solutions could be found. Speaking to reporters at one of the group’s final press conferences before Friday’s referendum, consultant obstetrician Dr Trevor Hayes said the Eighth Amendment must be retained

22 May 2018 07:51 An egg a day may keep heart disease away

FOR DECADES EXPERTS warned that eating eggs raises levels of unhealthy cholesterol. But a study published today said an egg a day may actually reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke. While outside experts cautioned against reading too much into the study, its authors claimed that Chinese adults who ate an egg every day had a lower risk of cardiovascular

22 May 2018 05:10 Drivers fined almost €120,000 in crackdown on M50 toll dodgers

Fines ranging from €9,000 to €16,000 were handed down to 10 motorists yesterday. MOTORISTS ACCUSED OF dodging M50 tolls were hit with fines totalling almost €120,000 yesterday. Fines ranging from €9,000 to €16,000 were handed down to 10 drivers by Judge John Brennan at Dublin District Court. Three of the defendants had “goods vehicles”, while the remaining

22 May 2018 00:44 No canvassers ‘ridiculing mental health’: Harris

Health Minister Simon Harris has accused some no canvassers of “ridiculing mental health” as the Eighth Amendment referendum campaign enters its final days. Mr Harris hit out at those who are trying to bring Ireland back into the “dark ages” when it comes to our view of mental health. I thought we had come a long way in terms of de-stigmatising mental

17 May 2018 00:53 Street compensation system ‘like an ATM to be exploited’

Almost €1m has been paid out in compensation on foot of 54 public liability claims within a decade, following incidents on some of Cork City’s most pedestrian-friendly streets. The disclosure led to calls last night for the publication of names and addresses of successful claimants. Fianna Fáil’s councillor Tim Brosnan said the public is entitled to know where 1

07 May 2018 23:00 CervicalCheck boss: Inform just three of 10 women

The former head of CervicalCheck recommended just three of 10 women with cervical cancer whose cases she reviewed be informed that they were part of a smear audit. The women, from the midwest, were being treated at the colposcopy clinic at University Maternity Hospital Limerick (UMHL). Their charts were forwarded to Gráinne Flannelly, then clinical director 1

07 May 2018 13:50 Only one quarter of CervicalCheck helpline calls have been returned

The HSE has returned 1,962 calls to over 7,500 people. THE HSE’S CERVICALCHECK helpline has received over 10,800 phone calls, but only one quarter of people who requested a call back have received one. The HSE has returned 1,962 calls to over 7,500 people who had requested a call back. Speaking to RTÉ Radio One’s News at One, Health Service Executive

25 April 2018 01:52 Garda chief to say suspect deaths were ‘overlooked’

For the first time since the homicide statistics scandal broke, acting garda chief Dónall Ó Cualáin will also say common issues have arisen in the Garda review of cases. He is expected to be pressed by the Oireachtas Justice Committee about the force’s review of 41 cases and why investigations were not updated to homicides. The CSO put on hold its publication 7

20 April 2018 23:00 Teen on graffiti damage charges

A teenager appeared at Cork District Court yesterday accused of spraying insulting comments about a garda in graffiti on four different schools in the Blarney area, leaving them with a total bill of €1,200 to remove the paint. Inspector John Deasy outlined the background to the alleged criminal damage offences for the purpose of Judge Marie Keane deciding 21

18 April 2018 23:10 4,184 patients waiting over 3 months to get tested for second most common cancer death in Ireland

Every year in Ireland more than 1,000 people die from bowel cancer. TWO OUT OF every five public patients are waiting over three months for a potentially life-saving test. Bowel cancer is the second most common cancer death in Ireland but more than 4,000 people have been left waiting over three months for a colonoscopy. The proportion of patients waiting 19