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Sunday 4 October, 2020

Selling Our Genes: Government inaction allowing private sector to take control of our DNA

Hospitals and universities across Ireland are collaborating with Genuity Science due to, experts say, lack of a public project or strategy.

Selling Our Genes: UCD agreement with for-profit DNA collection company 'restrictive'

Expert familiar with such agreements cited issues with data access, exclusivity and intellectual property.

Selling Our Genes: Government needs to keep ‘our national identity’ in public ownership

Ireland still has a chance to take control of genomics research – if it follows this advice.

Tuesday 1 September, 2020

Solving solar and caring for carers: What's new for our investigative platform?

Noteworthy is working on a several investigations and crowdfunding for new projects on dognapping and eating disorder treatment.

Thursday 6 August, 2020

‘It's dangerous’: How Ireland is behind the curve on home care regulation Exclusive

Part three of Noteworthy’s investigation reveals no legal requirements for training or registration in carer sector.

Wednesday 5 August, 2020

'It's demoralising and makes me want to leave': How poor pay is impacting home carers in this 'lucrative' sector Exclusive

Part two of Noteworthy’s investigation examines pay and conditions of these frontline workers, as well as profits made by providers.

Tuesday 4 August, 2020

'I am struggling': How home carers became the forgotten frontline workers of the pandemic Exclusive

Part one of Noteworthy’s in-depth investigation shows that many carers took a pay hit and felt unsupported during the Covid-19 crisis.

Wednesday 8 July, 2020

Women 'dismissed' by doctors over mesh and epilepsy drug fears 'deserve apology'

Irish patient groups call for a State apology and similar inquiries here following the publication of a UK report.

Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Investigating floods schemes and winning our first award: Latest news from Noteworthy

Our community-driven platform has listened to you and recently launched projects on issues including racism and hedge cutting.

Friday 12 June, 2020

Beaumont researchers change opt-out deadline for genomics study following calls by Health Minister

Concerns were raised in the Dáil because “public awareness of this significant proposal is very limited”.

Sunday 17 May, 2020

Campaign group concerned over increasing number of broken lifts at train stations

Over eight stations, on average, had lifts out of action over the past two weeks, according to Access for All campaign group.

Monday 4 May, 2020

Bicycle blackspots and Covid-19 domestic violence: Latest news from Noteworthy

More of your ideas have been turned into proposed investigations as part of the team’s pandemic project.

Wednesday 29 April, 2020

Concerns over timing of opt-out 'publicity campaign' for genomics research

Researchers are worried that affected patients and families will not see notices for commercially linked study.

Monday 27 April, 2020

'Cyclists are taking their life in their hands': Exposing poor bike infrastructure across Ireland Exclusive

The second part of Noteworthy’s in-depth investigation analyses complaints to uncover the main problems facing cyclists.

'Frustrated, worried, stressed and anxious': The worst places in Ireland to be a cyclist Exclusive

The first part of Noteworthy’s in-depth investigation reveals high risk areas in its analysis of 12 years of cyclist collision data.

Monday 6 April, 2020

Looking at long-term impact of Covid-19 crisis: Latest news from Noteworthy

The first investigation will look at a suspected increase in domestic abuse during the coronavirus pandemic.

Monday 2 March, 2020

Record-breaking month with highest number of supporters: Latest news from Noteworthy

An investigation into the most dangerous roads and junctions for cyclists is also underway.

Friday 21 February, 2020

Three-quarters of children with autism not getting needs met in public system

Some families are going into debt because of their child’s condition – one to the tune of €150,000.

Monday 3 February, 2020

Over 10,000 trees cut & lack of expertise revealed: Latest news from Noteworthy

There are four investigation proposals on their way to be funded soon, with two over 60% complete.

Monday 27 January, 2020

Parents of children in hospital losing over €600 income per week

Families can spend over €100 per day on costs associated with having a child in hospital, according to a survey released today.

Friday 17 January, 2020

Record number of patients were hit by dangerous hospital superbug last year

Over 660 new patients contracted the antibiotic-resistant bowel bug CPE from January to November – with 13 outbreaks currently across the country.

Monday 6 January, 2020

Chopping trees and controversial bridges: Latest news from Noteworthy

There are 44 open investigation proposals compiled from ideas sent to us by you, our readers.

Tuesday 3 December, 2019

From wetland destruction to vaping lobbying: Latest news from Noteworthy

There are 35 investigation open investigation proposals compiled from ideas sent to us by you, our readers.

Sunday 1 December, 2019

Coastal greenway delayed as contractor hits drains and causes flooding

Solutions being put in place include a shallow trench and overflow pipe into the estuary.

Strikes over pay and conditions to hit a number of third-level institutions

Lecturers in Irish third levels to picket in February, while those in Northern Ireland are in the middle of an eight-day dispute.

Monday 4 November, 2019

Noteworthy is six months old! Update from the community-led investigative journalism platform from TheJournal.ie

Since April, we’ve published almost 50 articles which were funded directly by our readers.

Sunday 3 November, 2019

Severe asthmatics face a 'lottery' for access to life-changing drugs

Consultant calling for fairer allocation of HSE budget to give medication to more patients.

Thursday 17 October, 2019

'Absolutely outrageous' that promised public fertility fund still not finalised

Department of Health says rollout of €1 million fund announced last year ‘under consideration’.