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# frontline - Saturday 30 May, 2020

'Something is going wrong on the frontlines': Union demands urgent inquiry into healthcare worker infection rates

7,943 healthcare workers have tested positive for the virus so far.

# frontline - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

'Cocooning by voluntary informed consent or enforced expectation? Time to rethink our treatment of over 70s'

Consultant geriatrician Rónán Collins understands the reasons for cocooning but says enough is enough.

# frontline - Saturday 25 April, 2020

From The42 'Everyone is very much involved in this' - The Dublin All-Star doctor on duty in Temple Street Hospital On The Frontline

'Everyone is very much involved in this' - The Dublin All-Star doctor on duty in Temple Street Hospital

Noelle Healy shares her experience through the Covid-19 crisis.

# frontline - Friday 24 April, 2020

Five healthcare workers have died of coronavirus, says Department of Health

It is the first time that the number of fatalities of frontline workers have been confirmed.

# frontline - Monday 6 April, 2020

Private consultants concerned about 'ethical dilemma' caused by temporary HSE contracts

Consulting rooms of those who sign the HSE contract will have to shut to current and future private outpatients.

# frontline - Wednesday 1 April, 2020 is helping provide free accommodation for doctors and nurses battling the Covid-19 pandemic

It’s expected that a feature allowing doctors and nurses to self-isolate outside of hospitals will be live by next week.

# frontline - Wednesday 25 March, 2020

Frontline hospital staff make urgent appeal asking for donations of personal protective equipment

Beauticians, hair dressers, construction workers and the food and pharma industries were singled out.

# frontline - Monday 20 May, 2019

Three west Dublin garda stations regularly share one patrol car as gang feud continues

A number of shootings related to the feud have happened in the last six months.

# frontline - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

Highest number of human rights activists on record killed in 2018

In total 321 people in 27 countries were targeted and killed for their work.

# frontline - Saturday 1 September, 2018

Dublin Fire Brigade paramedic injured by slingshot projectile

The fire service said these types of attacks on crew members are “unacceptable”.

# frontline - Saturday 14 April, 2018

Meet the former drug dealer on the frontline of the battle against London knife crime

Abdi has been stabbed twice recently.

# frontline - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

'It's Killinaskully policing': Rural gardaí say they've been left decimated by cuts

Despite recruitment restarting, many garda divisions are running at a deficit of members since the crash.

# frontline - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

A Syrian tourism campaign is not getting the reaction it might have wanted

#SummerInSyria has been met with an incredulous online reaction.

# frontline - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

Move over Pat... Claire Byrne is getting her own show on RTÉ One

An exciting development for the popular presenter.

# frontline - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

On the Frontline: Meet the people who help the homeless

We speak to the people who work on the frontline of homelessness.

Homeless offenders: 'Yes, there are bad choices - but a lot have been victimised'

David Williamson is a probation officer in Dublin. He told us about his work with homeless offenders.

# frontline - Sunday 28 September, 2014

No Shelter: Our homelessness crisis is at boiling point - we want Ireland to talk about it has travelled the country to speak to people on the frontline of homelessness – and those people and organisations trying to find a solution.

# frontline - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge Here’s how Twitter reacted to Pat Kenny leaving RTÉ On The Frontline

Here’s how Twitter reacted to Pat Kenny leaving RTÉ

Shock, shock and a bit more SHOCK.

# frontline - Sunday 31 March, 2013

On-duty ambulance crew members assaulted on Dublin street

A 30-year-old man has been charged in connection with the incident.

# frontline - Monday 18 March, 2013

Frontline workers ramp up campaign against Croke Park 2

Gardaí, nurses and firefighters will see their pay cut by between 3 and 11 per cent under the pay deal, says the 24/7 Frontline Services Alliance.

# frontline - Saturday 12 January, 2013

Column: Haiti - Three years on from devastation

The recovery from the 2010 earthquake has slowed but there are strong grounds for optimism, says Concern Worldwide Regional Director, Bríd Kennedy.

# frontline - Sunday 6 January, 2013

Seán Gallagher issues legal proceedings against RTÉ over Frontline debate

The former Irish presidential candidate’s solicitor said the debate had “dramatic and extremely serious consequences” for Gallagher.

# frontline - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

RTÉ publishes working document of Frontline Presidential Debate review

The review team found that the chosen format for audience selection was not appropriate, but did not find bias or partiality on part of the Frontline team.

# frontline - Sunday 25 November, 2012

Poll: Did RTÉ failings change the outcome of the Presidential election? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Did RTÉ failings change the outcome of the Presidential election?

The renewed clamour over the Frontline presidential debate has led to unusually aggressive advertising from Newstalk…

# frontline - Thursday 22 November, 2012

RTÉ reiterates apology to Seán Gallagher, will publish report document

It said it would publish the complete report of the editorial review of the Frontline Presidential Debate, after it was requested by the BAI earlier today.

Watchdog asks RTÉ to publish Frontline document to highlight editorial failings

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland said it would not be instigating an investigation into the programmes Presidential Debate in 2011.

# frontline - Sunday 18 November, 2012

RTÉ accepts findings of review of the Frontline Presidential debate

RTÉ said it “regrets the mistakes made in the preparation and in the broadcast of the programme” and that the production “was less rigorous than it should have been”.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning! Here’s the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

# frontline - Friday 5 October, 2012

Poll: Do you welcome a minimum sentence for assaults on emergency workers? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you welcome a minimum sentence for assaults on emergency workers?

Fianna Fáil will table a bill today which would set a minimum sentence of five years for anyone convicted of assaulting an on-duty emergency worker.

# frontline - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

Tubridy, Homeland, and Love/Hate: RTE announces its new schedule

There’s a couple of unusual programmes lined up in RTE’s autumn schedule which was announced this afternoon.

# frontline - Monday 21 May, 2012

Referendum roundup: 10 days to go

Austerity treaty, stability treaty, or somewhere in between? keeps you up to date with our evening Fiscal Compact referendum bulletin.

# frontline - Tuesday 3 April, 2012

RTÉ: Full statement on "two very serious editorial failures"

Director General Noel Curran’s on ‘rebuilding trust’ between the State broadcaster and its audience. “They also expect that we do not lose our nerve…”

# frontline - Friday 16 March, 2012

Sinn Féin: ‘Bogus tweet’ was nothing to do with party or McGuinness campaign

The Green Party has called on Sinn Féin to explain its role in the now infamous tweet read out on the Frontline presidential debate last year.

# frontline - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

'Subversive website' comments taken out of context - FF Senator

Marc Mac Sharry said yesterday that certain online forums amounted to “legalised subversion of the State” but insisted today his comments were taken out of context.

# frontline - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

BAI: No reason to review Frontline presidential debate decision

The BAI also said it had passed on a recommendation on how to deal with RTE’s Prime Time Investigates programme which made allegations against Father Kevin Reynolds.

Cabinet will not order review of Frontline programme - Kenny

Enda Kenny says any independent review of RTÉ’s Frontline programme is a matter for the BAI and not the cabinet.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things to know this morning…

BAI, Cabinet to discuss Gallagher demands for Frontline inquiry

The cabinet, and a meeting of the Broadcasting Authority, will examine claims that RTÉ suggested audience questions.

# frontline - Monday 12 March, 2012

RTÉ invites former UTV chief to assist in editorial review

The national broadcaster has outlined the numerous actions it is taking in connection with last October’s controversial Frontline debate.

Gallagher writes to Rabbitte over 'deeply disturbing' Frontline claims

Seán Gallagher writes to the communications minister seeking a “full investigation” into the making of the Presidential debate.

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