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Saturday 1 April 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Agency

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# Behind The Game
Mining salary data to help rugby clubs and unions make smarter signings
Hannah Bowe explains what her work in Esportif International’s Intelligence division involves.
# Irish Abroad
Irishman Leader's path leads him into USA's Major League Rugby
The former Connacht back has signed a two-year contract with the San Diego Legion.
# Zero Tolerance
How many HSE doctors does Navan hospital's emergency department have? None
Four of the five locum/agency doctors at the hospital’s emergency department went on wildcat strike two weeks ago in a row over plans to slash their rate of pay.
# Copy and Paste
'Admin error' that led to McCabe allegations was not reported as HSE data protection breach
Documents released under an FOI show that the incident wasn’t listed among 103 data protection breaches reported between April 2014 and April 2015.
# Nurses
The HSE spent nearly €200 million on agency staff in seven months
Tommy Broughan said the figures are “staggering”.
# Cuts
Cadbury's workers who lost their jobs to get help from government group
The job losses are part of an overall restructuring of Mondelez’s operations in Ireland.
# Your Say
Poll: Have your views on cannabis legalisation changed?
A number of countries have decriminalised cannabis in the past year.
# meet the horans
Niall Horan's one-year-old nephew just became a professional model
Theo, aged 16 months, will be sharing an agent with Georgia Salpa.
# tusks at dawn
Why are 35,000 walruses gathering on this beach?
They’ve been journeying there in record numbers.
# Houses
No policy decision made yet on NAMA speeding up sale of assets, says Noonan
He said he’s asked NAMA to explore what the implications would be of bringing forward the sale as he said the market would be able to carry a big sale.
# Children
New Child and Family Agency opens today
Children’s Minister Frances Fitzgerald said that this is part of a reform to lay the foundation for development of world-class child protection.
# ruhama
Seven per cent increase in women affected by prostitution seeking support
Ruhama, which supports women affected by sex trafficking and prostitution, helped 258 people last year — providing services to women from 32 different nationalities.
# Haiti
Video: 'Evil' King Joffrey in Haiti with aid agency GOAL
Since arriving on Monday Gleeson has visited a number of the facilities supported by GOAL.
# world aid
Game of Thrones’ evil King Joffrey gives back with visit to Haiti
The young actor’s uncle worked with GOAL in the 1980s and 1990s.
# Jobswatch
Recruitment company to create 50 new jobs in Dublin, Galway and Cork
Sigmar Recruitment is to hire 50 recruitment consultants.
# Fakes
Interpol seize fake goods worth more than €100 million
Fake shampoo, cigarettes, beer and counterfeit clothing and DVDs were just a few items discovered in one of the agency’s largest operations ever conducted.
# Cuts
'Grave concerns' over controversial HSE plan to fire hospital staff
The HSE has produced a report which proposes getting rid of all agency staff in three hospitals – but the plan has drawn harsh criticism.
# Prostitution
"Women sell sex because they have to," says new campaign
The Ruhama agency has launched a new multimedia campaign which it says “contradicts the glamorous veneer and images used to advertise and normalise prostitution”.
# Solas
SOLAS is the new FÁS, but will the name cause confusion?
Concerns have been raised about confusion over the name of the new agency and the Solas cancer care centre in Waterford. What else do we know as solas?…
FÁS to be replaced with new agency 'SOLAS'
The Minister for Education has announced that the employment authority FÁS will be replaced with a new agency named SOLAS, which will respond to the requirements of “a changed and changing economy”.