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# frontline-workers - Saturday 5 September, 2020

Covid-19 forces socially distanced celebrations for National Services Day

Minister for Justice Helen McEntee will lay a wreath at a ceremony in Dublin.

# frontline-workers - Tuesday 14 July, 2020

Hospital doctor: Frontline workers have given their all - a second surge would be devastating

Dr Rachel McNamara describes her experience of working on the frontline in the past few months. She says it’s hard not to view the easing of restrictions with anything but trepidation.

# frontline-workers - Tuesday 23 June, 2020

'An absolute scandal': Ireland has the highest Covid infection rate for healthcare workers in the world, committee told

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar this evening suggested that the figures provided by the INMO were wrong.

# frontline-workers - Thursday 30 April, 2020

Frontline healthcare workers could have childcare provided in their homes

Dr Tony Holohan wrote to Simon Harris about the potential for “registered childcare workers [to] provide support” in a healthcare worker’s home.

# frontline-workers - Sunday 26 April, 2020

Number of people accessing mental health supports dramatically increases

An extra €1.1 million is being made available.

# frontline-workers - Thursday 16 April, 2020

Dogs Trust offers temporary foster care scheme for frontline healthcare workers' dogs during pandemic

For healthcare workers working longer hours during the crisis this scheme offers “peace of mind”, Dogs Trust said.

# frontline-workers - Thursday 25 December, 2014

The Firefighter: 'It's never a good time to have a fire in your home, but Christmas is especially upsetting'

Those of us with kids will rise early to see if Santa came to visit, have some breakfast, exchange gifts and then wish our loved ones a Happy Christmas as we leave for work.

# frontline-workers - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

Column: Croke Park 2 is a watershed moment in the Irish trade union movement

Croke Park 2 is a serious reversal of rights won by trade unions over decades. If rejected, it will be the union leaders that will come under question, writes Kieran Allen.

# frontline-workers - Sunday 10 March, 2013

Column: In comparison to public sector workers in the US, Irish frontline workers are poorly paid

New recruits to frontline services in Boston can be paid three times more than what the Irish government has sought to establish as the new starting salary for public service workers. Larry Donnelly discusses the reasons for the disparity in salaries.