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Dublin: 13 °C Thursday 19 October, 2017


# resources - Friday 25 August, 2017

Top garda says Harcourt Street HQ is not fit for purpose - but will take years to replace

The OPW agreed a new €6 million a year lease with the building’s owner at the end of last year.

# resources - Sunday 28 May, 2017

Fraud, high rents, no accommodation: The problems facing Ireland's international students

International students studying in Ireland are facing a myriad of problems.

# resources - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

'Pressure was kept on': Senior gardaí say breath test scandal is a resource issue

Superintendent Noel Cunningham said gardaí on the ground were frequently being called to serious incidents immediately after checkpoints.

# resources - Monday 24 April, 2017

Terrorism, assaults and the right to grow beards will be debated by rank-and-file gardaí

An internal dispute about two motions being removed from the GRA’s agenda is also likely to boil over this week.

# resources - Thursday 6 April, 2017

Why do we have a census? Here's what the statistics are used for

Some of the summary results from last year’s census will be published today.

# resources - Thursday 22 December, 2016

Division by division breakdown: Over €54 million spend on garda overtime

The bill for the Dublin divisions made up 62% of the overall spend.

# resources - Monday 31 October, 2016

Minister announces 430 new resource teachers to help children with special education needs

The allocation means there will now be nearly 7,500 special needs teachers in the system.

# resources - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

Enda Kenny says money is there to fill Mater job, but no one has applied

Professor Kevin Walsh, Consultant Cardiologist at the Mater Hospital has raised concerns about resources.

# resources - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

Gardaí say they have foiled as many as 11 assassination attempts in recent months

Assistant Commissioner Michael O’Sullivan said the force had more than enough resources to tackle crime.

# resources - Monday 25 April, 2016

From The42 Van Gaal: I've done the best I can with this squad Resources

Van Gaal: I've done the best I can with this squad

The Manchester United boss points to 14 injuries that could have made his season look very different.

# resources - Saturday 13 February, 2016

What's the best way to destroy violent gangs? Legalise the drugs

The main currency propelling these gangs is the supply and sale of illicit drugs. We can remove their power, writes Aaron McKenna.

# resources - Sunday 10 January, 2016

'I was a garda for 35 years and I can tell you community policing has been destroyed'

Trevor Laffan, who is recently retired, said the hard work put in to build up relationships in the community have been ruined by bad bad decision-making.

# resources - Monday 28 December, 2015

Some Ryan Report recommendations yet to be implemented due to lack of resources

The report was released in May 2009.

# resources - Monday 2 November, 2015

Gardaí are cracking down on Ireland's most prolific burglars

Garda Commissioner Noirin O’Sullivan said gardaí plan to put as many of the crime gangs out of business as they possibly can.

# resources - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

Is your town getting a swanky new garda station?

30 locations across the country will benefit from garda building improvements in the next six years.

# resources - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

Majority of gardaí moved to Dundalk are from most depleted division

16 of the 27 gardaí temporarily transferred to Louth are coming from the Cavan/Monaghan division.

# resources - Monday 6 July, 2015

Joyriders in Connemara are attacking cars and causing high speed chases

Gardaí say all incidents are being investigated and a number of people have been questioned.

# resources - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

‘We had to wrap stab vests around three kids to protect them from gunfire’

A Cork garda recounted an armed incident in which he believes lives were put at risk because of a lack of equipment.

# resources - Monday 20 April, 2015

'It's crazy really': Gardaí spend €80,000 on taxis to escort people in custody

Officers have said the use of taxis is usually a resourcing issue.

# resources - Sunday 22 March, 2015

# resources - Thursday 16 October, 2014

'Unclean equipment posed high risk to patients' at Tallaght Hospital

A report gave details of unclean equipment, unregulated isolation rooms and potential risk of inter-patient transmission of infective material because of low staffing levels.

# resources - Thursday 4 September, 2014

National Library at 'critical point' due to funding cuts putting collections at risk

Visitor numbers to the NLI are up 42% on last year.

# resources - Friday 8 August, 2014

Galway mental health unit used new observation area 'as office space'

HSE has responded saying that the new unit has not been comissioned for use, but this is being examined “in the context of new staff being employed”.

# resources - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Clinicians brand mental health report as 'damning indictment' of minister's work PNA

Clinicians brand mental health report as 'damning indictment' of minister's work

The Psychiatric Nurses Association say that the government’s roadmap for improvements in the sector needs to be overhauled.

Adults with Asperger Syndrome at higher risk of having suicidal thoughts

Researchers said that the findings should be a wake-up call that there is an urgent need for high quality services.

# resources - Friday 30 May, 2014

Behind the scenes at a garda control centre: Who takes your 999 call?

The Dublin Metropolitan Region office handles ten times as may calls as the next busiest centre.

# resources - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Audit of PE facilities in schools "crucial" to tackling obesity

Minister Ruairi Quinn has stressed that there are currently no plans to reassess resource levels.

# resources - Monday 12 May, 2014

From The42 'We’ve to fork out €1.75m on a centre of excellence and Dublin get one handed to them' Resources

'We’ve to fork out €1.75m on a centre of excellence and Dublin get one handed to them'

Donegal manger Jim McGuinness believes his county are at a disadvantage.

# resources - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Homeless director says there are new cases of people sleeping rough in Dublin every night

Inner City Helping Homeless says a nightly run is now averaging 80 rough sleepers.

# resources - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

Ireland’s primary school principals are at breaking point, says INTO

General Secretary Sheila Nunan said the workload of principals needs to be reviewed.

Ireland has 9,615 methadone users but care plans needed to get them drug-free

The HSE said that 500 people were on methadone for more than 10 years.

# resources - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

Teachers say teenagers experiencing increased levels of emotional difficulties due to the recession

The ASTI are calling for more resources to help students with emotional difficulties or who are victims of bullying.

# resources - Monday 9 December, 2013

Deal signed to save shrinking Dead Sea by connecting it with Red Sea

Israel, Jordan, and the Palestinians signed the agreement in Washington today.

# resources - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

TUI says more teachers are needed if planned Junior Cert changes are to be made

The Teachers Union of Ireland said they are concerned there is not enough resources to implement the planned reforms.

# resources - Saturday 12 October, 2013

Consultants' association: HSE being driven by Troika demands, not patient welfare

The president of the IHCA also said that the HSE’s “unsympathetic” traits have led to action like the junior doctors’ strike which has created tensions among the ranks.

# resources - Thursday 20 June, 2013

Tánaiste insists: We’re not cutting the budget for special needs teaching

Children with special educational needs face a reduction in the amount of time allocated to them from next September. But Eamon Gilmore said this did not amount to a cut.

# resources - Thursday 20 September, 2012

John Lonergan: “Our treatment of children has been appalling”

The former governor of Mountjoy said that it will be easy to get the children’s rights referendum passed – but warned that the real test will come afterwards.

# resources - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

Another oil or gas discovery off the west Cork coast?

Exploration company Providence has said that there is significant potential in one of its licence areas in the Porcupine Basin.

# resources - Wednesday 25 July, 2012

Cork oil estimates trebled to over 1.6 billion

Providence Resources has said that between 1 and 1.61 billion barrels of oil are in place at the Barryroe field.

# resources - Thursday 26 January, 2012

EU to bring Ireland and UK to court over gas infrastructure

The EU says that “inadequate” gas pipe infrastructures in Ireland and the UK pose a breach to EU competition regulations.

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