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# inmo - Today’s News

Outgoing head of Defence Forces says Government cuts to military have caused 'frustration'
# Vice Admiral Mark Mellett
# Vice Admiral Mark Mellett

Outgoing head of Defence Forces says Government cuts to military have caused 'frustration'

3 hours ago 4,107 Views 6 Comments
  • Vice Admiral Mark Mellett is set to retire in the coming months from his role as Chief of Staff of the Defence Forces.
  • In a wide-ranging interview Mellett spoke at length about funding difficulties.
  • He also believes that the future of defence lies in a combination of cyber and traditional roles.

# inmo - Yesterday’s News

Aidan Walsh forced to withdraw from Olympic semi-final due to injury
# Cruel Blow
From The42
# Cruel Blow

Aidan Walsh forced to withdraw from Olympic semi-final due to injury

3 hours ago 21,448 Views 32 Comments

The Belfast boxer will still return home with a bronze medal.

Postecoglou starts Celtic league reign with Hearts defeat
# Bad Week At The Office
From The42
# Bad Week At The Office

Postecoglou starts Celtic league reign with Hearts defeat

5 hours ago 7,448 Views 11 Comments

Earlier, champions Rangers beat Livingstone 3-0.

Quiz: How much do you know about bank holidays?
# Long Weekend
# Long Weekend

Quiz: How much do you know about bank holidays?

5 hours ago 24,122 Views 17 Comments

Settle into the weekend with this quiz.

Derry move up to sixth with 2-0 win at Longford
# LOI
From The42
# LOI

Derry move up to sixth with 2-0 win at Longford

5 hours ago 1,028 Views 0 Comments

Town are still rooted to the bottom of the table, nine points behind Finn Harps.

Galway edge Kilkenny in thriller, Cork too strong for Waterford
# Wrap
From The42
# Wrap

Galway edge Kilkenny in thriller, Cork too strong for Waterford

5 hours ago 6,010 Views 3 Comments

Meanwhile Dublin, Clare and Limerick all secured senior status for 2022.

Here are the fixture details for next weekend's All-Ireland senior hurling semi-finals
# Final Four
From The42
# Final Four

Here are the fixture details for next weekend's All-Ireland senior hurling semi-finals

5 hours ago 11,325 Views 14 Comments

Croke Park will stage both games on Saturday and Sunday.

'We had a proper review, it was a tough week' - Nienaber praises his players after week of off-field controversy
# All Square
From The42
# All Square

'We had a proper review, it was a tough week' - Nienaber praises his players after week of off-field controversy

6 hours ago 4,053 Views 3 Comments

The South Africa head coach said his squad had not been distracted by the Rassie Erasmus video released ahead of the second Test.

Cork defeat Dublin as first-half goals key to book All-Ireland semi-final with Kilkenny
# Rebel Revival
From The42
# Rebel Revival

Cork defeat Dublin as first-half goals key to book All-Ireland semi-final with Kilkenny

6 hours ago 20,468 Views 48 Comments

Cork ran out eight-point victors in Semple Stadium.

Gatland says Kolbe tackle 'didn't look great' as he bemoans Lions' second half
# Dejection
From The42
# Dejection

Gatland says Kolbe tackle 'didn't look great' as he bemoans Lions' second half

6 hours ago 11,232 Views 23 Comments

The Springboks were by far the better team after the break in Cape Town.

# inmo - Thursday 26 November, 2015

Overcrowding crisis: 'Extremely concerned' nurses say the Mater should go off-call
# 45 Trolleys
# 45 Trolleys

Overcrowding crisis: 'Extremely concerned' nurses say the Mater should go off-call

Nov 26th 2015, 1:04 PM 15,554 Views 43 Comments

45 patients were waiting on trolleys in the A&E this morning, according to the nursing union the INMO.

# inmo - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

Enda to Micheál: 'You ran like a scalded cat, as fast as your legs could carry you'
# Health Department
# Health Department

Enda to Micheál: 'You ran like a scalded cat, as fast as your legs could carry you'

Nov 24th 2015, 4:50 PM 20,106 Views 112 Comments

The Taoiseach accused former health minister Micheál Martin of doubling health spend without achieving any results.

# inmo - Thursday 8 October, 2015

Crisis point? Nurses will refuse to do office work or answer phones in protest
# Budget Day
# Budget Day

Crisis point? Nurses will refuse to do office work or answer phones in protest

Oct 8th 2015, 8:48 AM 8,641 Views 26 Comments

INMO members at St Vincent’s Hospital will hold a protest on Monday.

# inmo - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

Nurses threaten strike action as Galway mental health staff refuse to work over safety concerns
# Trouble Brewing
# Trouble Brewing

Nurses threaten strike action as Galway mental health staff refuse to work over safety concerns

Oct 7th 2015, 8:45 AM 14,419 Views 28 Comments

The INMO’s announcement comes on foot of an incident at the mental health unit of University Hospital Galway on Friday.

# inmo - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

'Strong possibility' of strike action after cancer patient left on trolley for five days
# Drogheda
# Drogheda

'Strong possibility' of strike action after cancer patient left on trolley for five days

Sep 8th 2015, 7:35 PM 22,451 Views 54 Comments

The man was one of 40 in need of a bed in the overcrowded Emergency Department in Our Lady of Lourdes.

# inmo - Monday 27 July, 2015

Nurses are going to work sick because they 'don't want to let the team down'
# Understaffed
# Understaffed

Nurses are going to work sick because they 'don't want to let the team down'

Jul 27th 2015, 4:11 PM 12,885 Views 28 Comments

Researchers say cutting sick leave entitlements will not reduce absenteeism in the health sector.

# inmo - Friday 12 June, 2015

Dublin hospital has highest number of patients on trolleys
# Trolley Watch
# Trolley Watch

Dublin hospital has highest number of patients on trolleys

Jun 12th 2015, 3:20 PM 13,333 Views 29 Comments

The INMO has said the latest trolley figures are “a damning indictment of our society”.

# inmo - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

Recruiting: There are 90 midwife and nurse roles up for grabs in Mullingar
# Jobs
# Jobs

Recruiting: There are 90 midwife and nurse roles up for grabs in Mullingar

Feb 18th 2015, 4:54 PM 6,935 Views 5 Comments

Last month staff were on the picket lines.

# inmo - Thursday 12 February, 2015

The hospital with the worst overcrowding problem is getting a boost of nurses
# Our Lady Of Lourdes
# Our Lady Of Lourdes

The hospital with the worst overcrowding problem is getting a boost of nurses

Feb 12th 2015, 7:25 PM 15,579 Views 29 Comments

Changes are set to occur after an appearance by the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation before the Labour Relations Commission yesterday.

# inmo - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

HSE has a 'major job ahead' if it wants to entice nurses to come home - INMO
# Nurse Shortage
# Nurse Shortage

HSE has a 'major job ahead' if it wants to entice nurses to come home - INMO

Jan 21st 2015, 11:00 AM 10,383 Views 52 Comments

Almost 4,000 nurses resigned between 2010 and 2013.

# inmo - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

"A poor example": Varadkar heavily criticises Martin over emergency department crisis
# HOSPITAL CRISIS
# HOSPITAL CRISIS

"A poor example": Varadkar heavily criticises Martin over emergency department crisis

Jan 14th 2015, 9:45 PM 29,794 Views 67 Comments

The Health Minister said no one wants to sort out the overcrowding crisis more than he does.

'Elderly patients are being kept on trolleys for days'
# HOSPITAL CRISIS
# HOSPITAL CRISIS

'Elderly patients are being kept on trolleys for days'

Jan 14th 2015, 6:23 PM 13,608 Views 38 Comments

Nurses brought their anger at overcrowding to the gates of the Dáil today.

# inmo - Monday 12 January, 2015

Nurses at Galway University Hospital are going on a work-to-rule
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Nurses at Galway University Hospital are going on a work-to-rule

Jan 12th 2015, 8:00 AM 5,512 Views 9 Comments

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar said significant progress had been made in tackling the country’s overcrowding issues.

# inmo - Friday 9 January, 2015

There are 401 people on trolleys today
# HOSPITAL CRISIS
# HOSPITAL CRISIS

There are 401 people on trolleys today

Jan 9th 2015, 2:35 PM 6,892 Views 39 Comments

The figure peaked at more than 600 on Tuesday.

Nurses from Beaumont will protest at the gates of their own hospital today
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Nurses from Beaumont will protest at the gates of their own hospital today

Jan 9th 2015, 8:52 AM 6,608 Views 39 Comments

This comes in a week when the number of patients on trolleys around the country passed 600 for the first time.

# inmo - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

'I'm sick to death of this problem' - Varadkar speaks out on A&E crisis
# Going To Get Worse
# Going To Get Worse

'I'm sick to death of this problem' - Varadkar speaks out on A&E crisis

Jan 7th 2015, 10:20 PM 35,663 Views 142 Comments

The Health Minister said the problem is going to get worse next week.

# inmo - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

Over 600 patients are waiting for hospital beds around the country
# Trolley Watch
# Trolley Watch

Over 600 patients are waiting for hospital beds around the country

Jan 6th 2015, 10:20 PM 14,885 Views 76 Comments

This comes after news of planned industrial action at Beaumont Hospital – one of the worst affected by overcrowding.

Nurses at Beaumont Hospital are going on a work-to-rule
# Emergency
# Emergency

Nurses at Beaumont Hospital are going on a work-to-rule

Jan 6th 2015, 10:30 AM 10,769 Views 51 Comments

Yesterday there were 563 people on trolley beds in Ireland.

# inmo - Monday 5 January, 2015

Hospital overcrowding: Calls for Ireland to poach nurses from UK and Australia
# Trolleys
# Trolleys

Hospital overcrowding: Calls for Ireland to poach nurses from UK and Australia

Jan 5th 2015, 10:50 PM 24,449 Views 93 Comments

A record number of people are now waiting for beds, with the INMO saying industrial action is likely due to ‘chronic overcrowding’.

# inmo - Saturday 3 January, 2015

Varadkar: Nurses must sort out registration fee dispute amongst themselves
# Nmbi
# Nmbi

Varadkar: Nurses must sort out registration fee dispute amongst themselves

Jan 3rd 2015, 7:15 AM 12,833 Views 109 Comments

The Health Minister said he is monitoring the situation but can’t step in.

# inmo - Monday 29 December, 2014

INMO calls on nurses to boycott increased registration fee
# Not Happy
# Not Happy

INMO calls on nurses to boycott increased registration fee

Dec 29th 2014, 3:43 PM 10,425 Views 29 Comments

The Nurses and Midwifery Board of Ireland denied it has been ‘threatening’ members.

# inmo - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Nurses 'demoralised again' as HSE gains 11% more senior managers in four years
# Health Reform
# Health Reform

Nurses 'demoralised again' as HSE gains 11% more senior managers in four years

Nov 25th 2014, 3:58 PM 11,583 Views 56 Comments

The number of nurses fell in the same period by almost 3%.

# inmo - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

Nurses travel to Blackrock to protest against €150 registration fee
# Drogheda
# Drogheda

Nurses travel to Blackrock to protest against €150 registration fee

Nov 18th 2014, 1:20 PM 17,027 Views 82 Comments

The action was set to start on Wednesday in Our Lady of Lourdes hospital in Drogheda.

# inmo - Thursday 6 November, 2014

7,000 emergency department patients were on trolleys last month
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

7,000 emergency department patients were on trolleys last month

Nov 6th 2014, 3:06 PM 4,953 Views 27 Comments

The INMO said it is concerned about hospitals coping with the winter demand.

# inmo - Monday 3 November, 2014

'We're gravely concerned': Nurses at Naas Hospital to protest severe overcrowding
# Trolleys
# Trolleys

'We're gravely concerned': Nurses at Naas Hospital to protest severe overcrowding

Nov 3rd 2014, 5:38 PM 9,929 Views 10 Comments

INMO has said its members are “extremely worried at what lies ahead for the winter months”.

The NHS is planning a roadshow to nab some Irish nurses
# Emigration
# Emigration

The NHS is planning a roadshow to nab some Irish nurses

Nov 3rd 2014, 5:33 PM 8,337 Views 15 Comments

There are 100 vacancies to be filled – and they’ll pay for registration and interim accommodation if you’re successful in getting one of the jobs.

# inmo - Friday 31 October, 2014

SIPTU ask nurses and midwives to reject 50% increase in registration fee
# Protest
# Protest

SIPTU ask nurses and midwives to reject 50% increase in registration fee

Oct 31st 2014, 6:00 PM 12,668 Views 47 Comments

Members are being advised to continue paying the 2014 fee of €100.

# inmo - Thursday 2 October, 2014

Nurses and midwives hit out at 50% hike in registration fee
# Tensions
# Tensions

Nurses and midwives hit out at 50% hike in registration fee

Oct 2nd 2014, 5:19 PM 16,199 Views 42 Comments

The rise in the fee is related to costs incurred through the implementation of the Nurses and Midwifes’ Act of 2011.

# inmo - Monday 29 September, 2014

"Deplorable overcrowding": Dozens on trolleys in Limerick hospital
# Trolleywatch
# Trolleywatch

"Deplorable overcrowding": Dozens on trolleys in Limerick hospital

Sep 29th 2014, 7:25 PM 9,072 Views 20 Comments

The INMO said today that the Major Emergency Plan should have been implemented at the hospital today, with 47 people on trolleys in the Emergency Department this morning.

'Overcrowded and clinically dangerous': Nurses criticise conditions at Mullingar hospital
# Midlands Regional
# Midlands Regional

'Overcrowded and clinically dangerous': Nurses criticise conditions at Mullingar hospital

Sep 29th 2014, 10:42 AM 7,164 Views 5 Comments

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation has called on the HSE to immediately recruit more staff at MRHM.

# inmo - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

More than 360,000 people are on hospital waiting lists
# Patient Patients
# Patient Patients

More than 360,000 people are on hospital waiting lists

Sep 24th 2014, 7:45 AM 12,368 Views 72 Comments

The figure increased by 50,000 from January to July.

# inmo - Monday 15 September, 2014

Galway nurses to protest 'severe overcrowding' in Emergency Department
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

Galway nurses to protest 'severe overcrowding' in Emergency Department

Sep 15th 2014, 6:55 PM 8,193 Views 22 Comments

The INMO said today nurses are finishing shifts “in a distressed state, experiencing burnout and frustration at the lack of action”.

# inmo - Saturday 13 September, 2014

'Winter is coming' and nurses say Irish hospitals are not prepared
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

'Winter is coming' and nurses say Irish hospitals are not prepared

Sep 13th 2014, 5:00 PM 11,020 Views 23 Comments

Figures show there was a 19% increase in the number of patients on trolleys compared to last year.

# inmo - Friday 29 August, 2014

Staff shortage at Kerry General Hospital now at "unsafe" levels says union
# No Vacancies
# No Vacancies

Staff shortage at Kerry General Hospital now at "unsafe" levels says union

Aug 29th 2014, 10:04 PM 7,261 Views 11 Comments

The INMO says a block on hiring is making the problem worse.

# inmo - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

Nurses to protest at Drogheda Hospital today
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Nurses to protest at Drogheda Hospital today

Aug 20th 2014, 12:45 PM 8,277 Views 14 Comments

Nurses say overcrowding levels are dangerous.

# inmo - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Nurses report 'dangerous' patient overcrowding at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital
# Our Lady Of Lourdes
# Our Lady Of Lourdes

Nurses report 'dangerous' patient overcrowding at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital

Jul 31st 2014, 7:03 PM 8,268 Views 22 Comments

INMO is calling for the Drogheda hospital’s emergency department to be taken off call for 48 hours to ease the strain.

# inmo - Thursday 26 June, 2014

Pimps 'taking advantage' of delay in new prostitution law
# Turn Off The Red Light
# Turn Off The Red Light

Pimps 'taking advantage' of delay in new prostitution law

Jun 26th 2014, 9:54 AM 17,449 Views 58 Comments

Twelve months have now passed since a Dáil committee recommended new laws that would see buyers of sex punished.

# inmo - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

How are senior gardaí appointed and removed from their jobs?
# Oireachtas Agenda
# Oireachtas Agenda

How are senior gardaí appointed and removed from their jobs?

Jun 17th 2014, 9:00 AM 5,572 Views 6 Comments

The Technical Group will put forward a Bill today that would update the current process.