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# backlog - Sunday 24 January, 2021

RSA confirms plans to allow you sit your car theory test online within a 'number of months'
# BACKLOG
# BACKLOG

RSA confirms plans to allow you sit your car theory test online within a 'number of months'

Jan 24th 2021, 12:05 AM 43,971 Views 30 Comments

A minister has said that the pandemic has had a “profound effect” on theory testing services leading to a large backlog.

# backlog - Wednesday 28 October, 2020

HSE says it will check if people asked to identify close contacts themselves were able to
# Test And Trace
# Test And Trace

HSE says it will check if people asked to identify close contacts themselves were able to

Updated Oct 28th 2020, 3:45 PM 24,885 Views 19 Comments

A rapid increase in cases this month resulted in a backlog in the HSE’s contact tracing system.

# backlog - Tuesday 14 April, 2020

Explainer: Why our positive Covid-19 numbers from Irish labs and those from a German lab are reported separately
# BACKLOG
# BACKLOG

Explainer: Why our positive Covid-19 numbers from Irish labs and those from a German lab are reported separately

Apr 14th 2020, 9:50 PM 47,137 Views 33 Comments

Health officials say including the results from a German lab in ‘new cases’ would skew the curve.

# backlog - Thursday 5 March, 2020

Six Nations 'fully intends' to complete championship as Italy v England postponed
# BACKLOG
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# BACKLOG

Six Nations 'fully intends' to complete championship as Italy v England postponed

Mar 5th 2020, 1:21 PM 3,914 Views 3 Comments

Meanwhile, Munster and Connacht have seen Pro14 visits to Italy postponed.

# backlog - Tuesday 31 December, 2019

Gardaí cut backlog of child sex abuse case analysis in half, but long delays remain
# Cyber Crime Bureau
# Cyber Crime Bureau

Gardaí cut backlog of child sex abuse case analysis in half, but long delays remain

Dec 31st 2019, 12:05 AM 10,681 Views 3 Comments

At one stage, it could take five years before gardaí would get to a case because of the volume of material for analysis.

# backlog - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

Former CervicalCheck boss says Harris was warned that offering extra smear tests could cause delays
# BACKLOG
# BACKLOG

Former CervicalCheck boss says Harris was warned that offering extra smear tests could cause delays

Updated Apr 3rd 2019, 12:59 PM 21,247 Views 56 Comments

Micheál Martin said the decision was made by the government to “save their own skin and cover their own tracks”.

# backlog - Saturday 16 February, 2019

Delays at forensic lab mean rape victims have to wait longer for cases to progress
# BACKLOG
# BACKLOG

Delays at forensic lab mean rape victims have to wait longer for cases to progress

Feb 16th 2019, 6:00 AM 6,524 Views 1 Comment

€10 million has been taken from the National Forensic Science Laboratory to pay for the National Children’s Hospital.

# backlog - Wednesday 13 February, 2019

Harris asks HSE to introduce HPV testing 'as soon as possible' as roll out is pushed out due to smear test backlog
# CervicalCheck
# CervicalCheck

Harris asks HSE to introduce HPV testing 'as soon as possible' as roll out is pushed out due to smear test backlog

Updated Feb 13th 2019, 6:13 PM 10,865 Views 20 Comments

Health Minister Simon Harris promised it would be introduced in September last year. This was then pushed out to January 2019.

'It would be foolhardy to say there is no risk': HSE reveals 78,000 slides left in CervicalCheck backlog
# Women's Health
# Women's Health

'It would be foolhardy to say there is no risk': HSE reveals 78,000 slides left in CervicalCheck backlog

Updated Feb 13th 2019, 12:03 PM 14,884 Views 34 Comments

The HSE will tell the Health Committee about the backlog latest today.

# backlog - Friday 25 January, 2019

Women with history of abnormal smears face 'anxious wait' for delayed results
# CervicalCheck
# CervicalCheck

Women with history of abnormal smears face 'anxious wait' for delayed results

Jan 25th 2019, 6:15 AM 6,891 Views 7 Comments

There is no provision for expediting cases where there is a known history of cancer or abnormal smear results.

# backlog - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

Some smear tests to be repeated due to backlog resulting in samples expiring
# CervicalCheck
# CervicalCheck

Some smear tests to be repeated due to backlog resulting in samples expiring

Jan 23rd 2019, 1:45 PM 11,594 Views 31 Comments

Simon Harris had been warned on numerous occasions that his announcement of free repeat smear tests was “dangerous” .

# backlog - Saturday 6 January, 2018

'Not happening by accident' - waits for heart services at Dublin children's hospital exploded in the last two years
# Temple Street
# Temple Street

'Not happening by accident' - waits for heart services at Dublin children's hospital exploded in the last two years

Jan 6th 2018, 6:00 AM 7,434 Views 28 Comments

Temple Street says it currently has access to only one consultant cardiologist, with that consultant “only commissioned to one clinic per week”.

# backlog - Thursday 21 December, 2017

'We're not trying to manipulate figures': Tusla says social worker backlog is lower than numbers suggest
# Unallocated
# Unallocated

'We're not trying to manipulate figures': Tusla says social worker backlog is lower than numbers suggest

Dec 21st 2017, 6:05 AM 8,562 Views 19 Comments

The stats show that there are just under 5,300 cases where children are not allocated a social worker.

# backlog - Monday 31 July, 2017

Children with potential mental health issues have been waiting over a year for a psychologist
# BACKLOG
# BACKLOG

Children with potential mental health issues have been waiting over a year for a psychologist

Jul 31st 2017, 9:34 AM 8,366 Views 17 Comments

Almost a third of children on waiting-lists have been waiting for over a year.

# backlog - Monday 24 April, 2017

Maternity benefit payments in Ireland are backlogged by 'a number of months'
# Overdue
# Overdue

Maternity benefit payments in Ireland are backlogged by 'a number of months'

Apr 24th 2017, 6:20 AM 35,666 Views 18 Comments

A Department of Social Protection official has said “it is not possible to give an accurate date” for the process of backlogged maternity claims.

# backlog - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

Rule change should lead to less time in Direct Provision centres for asylum seekers
# Clearing The Backlog
# Clearing The Backlog

Rule change should lead to less time in Direct Provision centres for asylum seekers

Jan 3rd 2017, 11:46 AM 11,991 Views 26 Comments

The “single procedure” process for asylum applications has come into effect.

# backlog - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

Not getting a promotion was the most common complaint in the Defence Forces last year
# Not Happy
# Not Happy

Not getting a promotion was the most common complaint in the Defence Forces last year

Dec 20th 2016, 11:10 AM 10,084 Views 26 Comments

Cases under review by the Ombudsman for Defence Forces rose 15% in 2015.

# backlog - Monday 8 August, 2016

Technical issue stopping people applying for medical cards
# BACKLOG
# BACKLOG

Technical issue stopping people applying for medical cards

Aug 8th 2016, 2:45 PM 11,712 Views 11 Comments

A backlog is expected once the issue is resolved.

# backlog - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

NCT about to expire? Urgent cases will get an appointment or get the test for free
# Don't Panic
# Don't Panic

NCT about to expire? Urgent cases will get an appointment or get the test for free

Nov 26th 2014, 6:30 AM 42,495 Views 356 Comments

The Road Safety Authority said there is no backlog and they are very prepared for the new rules.

# backlog - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

Court of Appeal sits for the first time, but they already have a 'ready-made backlog'
# Day One
# Day One

Court of Appeal sits for the first time, but they already have a 'ready-made backlog'

Nov 5th 2014, 10:47 PM 13,157 Views 15 Comments

The President of the Court said it is their goal to keep up to date with current appeals as far as reasonably possible.

# backlog - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Long-term arrears would take 33 years to clear at current rate
# BACKLOG
# BACKLOG

Long-term arrears would take 33 years to clear at current rate

Jul 10th 2014, 3:39 PM 10,173 Views 28 Comments

Progress in solving mortgage arrears is slow, with industry experts criticising the solutions deployed.

# backlog - Wednesday 29 August, 2012

Some 500 GP referrals awaiting ultrasounds in Donegal
# BACKLOG
# BACKLOG

Some 500 GP referrals awaiting ultrasounds in Donegal

Aug 29th 2012, 10:20 AM 2,900 Views 8 Comments

Patients are now being told they will have to wait an additional six weeks for the backlog to be cleared.

# backlog - Tuesday 28 August, 2012

Parents continue to report problems with Schoolbooks.ie
# Schoolbooks.ie
# Schoolbooks.ie

Parents continue to report problems with Schoolbooks.ie

Aug 28th 2012, 5:24 PM 7,355 Views 38 Comments

The company had claimed to have cleared its backlog of orders but frustrated parents who ordered books over a month ago continue to wait for them to be delivered.

# backlog - Thursday 23 August, 2012

Schoolbooks.ie says backlog WILL be cleared by tomorrow
# Back To School
# Back To School

Schoolbooks.ie says backlog WILL be cleared by tomorrow

Aug 23rd 2012, 3:20 PM 3,782 Views 10 Comments

The online company says that it has reduced its backlog from 5,000 orders to 1,300 today.

# backlog - Wednesday 27 June, 2012

Ulster Bank: Full services will be back to normal by Monday
# Ulster Bank
# Ulster Bank

Ulster Bank: Full services will be back to normal by Monday

Jun 27th 2012, 8:40 AM 3,886 Views 31 Comments

Bank is working to clear backlog created after last week’s technical glitch.

# backlog - Monday 29 August, 2011

Minister defends back-to-school allowance backlog
# Back To School
# Back To School

Minister defends back-to-school allowance backlog

Aug 29th 2011, 7:00 AM 1,703 Views 12 Comments

Joan Burton was responding to criticism over a major backlog in processing applications for the back-to-school clothing and footwear allowance.

# backlog - Wednesday 24 August, 2011

The 9 at 9: Wednesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Aug 24th 2011, 8:49 AM 1,231 Views 2 Comments

Nine things you should know this morning…