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# Frontline

This month
September 2023
Formidable Irish team gives insight into Farrell's World Cup strategy
The Ireland boss has included many of his Grand Slam front-liners against Romania.
Last year
Father to leave family in Limerick to fight in war in native Ukraine
Mykola Krutsyk has lived and worked in Limerick for over 20 years.
System still under strain but latest data shows link between cases and hospitalisations weakening
Health officials and ICU doctors say the coronavirus is still having a significant impact on Irish hospitals.
Despite record-breaking case numbers, the amount of people in hospital with Covid-19 is far short of the peak of the pandemic.
"The more Covid cases we have the less we can do of other things," the HSE has warned.
ICU doctors say Covid is having a direct impact on the care patients receive.
All time
HSE staff who worked during pandemic should get bonus, Donnelly says
The Health Minister was speaking after touring the HSE’s Limerick Covid-19 vaccination centre.
Hospital numbers still a 'concern' as 360 patients with Covid-19 reported in latest figures
HSE chief executive Paul Reid has said there is still a “lot more to get through” before a return to more normal levels in hospitals.
Frontline healthcare workers should get pandemic compensation, INMO tells Oireachtas committee
An Oireachtas committee heard from healthcare representative organisations this morning.
Stephen Donnelly to ask for fast-tracking of citizenship for immigrant healthcare workers
France, Germany and Canada are among the countries that have offered a fast-tracked or streamlined process to residency for doctors.
Healthcare workers still in need of first vaccine dose to remain waiting until February
Current supply is being used to provide second doses to those who have already received their first dose.
HSE confirms prison nurses will be vaccinated as frontline healthcare workers - but timeline remains unclear
Some prison nurses were told they would not be included in the healthcare worker stage of the vaccine roll-out at all.
Some Tipperary hospital staff to get vaccines after video message sent to Taoiseach
The video was released this morning.
50 nurses in each of the last two weeks have contracted Covid-19 - INMO
Phil Ni Sheaghdha says PPE has improved but greater supports are needed.
From 24-hour shifts and the Covid frontline to the middle of the inter-county GAA action
Limerick goalkeeper and city hospital-based doctor Donal O’Sullivan is this week’s guest on the Warriors podcast.
ICU and international rugby behind Galvin, but renewed freedom to cross codes ahead
‘It nearly feels like I’ve been given back my sporting career.’
'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.
'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.
'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.
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.
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. 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 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.
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.
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.
Dublin Fire Brigade paramedic injured by slingshot projectile
The fire service said these types of attacks on crew members are “unacceptable”.
Meet the former drug dealer on the frontline of the battle against London knife crime
Abdi has been stabbed twice recently.
'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.
A Syrian tourism campaign is not getting the reaction it might have wanted
#SummerInSyria has been met with an incredulous online reaction.
Move over Pat... Claire Byrne is getting her own show on RTÉ One
An exciting development for the popular presenter.
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.
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.
Here’s how Twitter reacted to Pat Kenny leaving RTÉ
Shock, shock and a bit more SHOCK.
On-duty ambulance crew members assaulted on Dublin street
A 30-year-old man has been charged in connection with the incident.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…
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.
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”.