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# Recruitment Drive

This year
Nurses recruited to Ireland who fail €2,800 test left with debt and no work
A report by
Eimer McAuley
There have been calls for pre-test training to be introduced.
Two nurses who failed the exam, and were left in debt and unsure what to do next have spoken to The Journal about their experience.
Eimer McAuley continues her reporting on the recruitment and retention problems in the health service.
Last year
Over 11,000 people apply to become a Garda in latest recruitment drive
Of the 11,075 applicants, only 800 are expected to be recruited as Gardaí.
Fancy being a train driver? Iarnród Éireann is launching a major recruitment drive
Up to 80 driver jobs are up for grabs.
All time
60,000 people sign up for HSE recruitment drive as first interviews start for doctors and nurses
“Bear with us” is the message from the HSE today as it sifts through the large volume of applications.
Over 20,000 people contact HSE in response to government call-out for healthcare workers
It comes as the government warned that it expects a 30% increase in the number of coronavirus cases confirmed in Ireland every day.
Kidney adds another marquee signing to London Irish squad for next season
Ruan Botha has signed for the Premiership club on a six-month contract.
Another day, another international signed by London Irish as Wallabies lock moves to Exiles
Declan Kidney and Les Kiss are adding Test pedigree throughout their squad.
Gardaí to recruit 800 new officers with €60 million funding increase
Funding of €95 million will be made available for overtime pay.
Leo has borrowed an idea or two from Dragon's Den for this new video
Fancy making a ‘pitch’ on how to improve the country to a panel of Fine Gael ministers?
'I'm the first face you see when you're sent to Mountjoy. Prisoners can be scared and vulnerable' was given exclusive access to Mountjoy Prison.
The Irish Prison Service needs more women and ethnic minorities to become prison officers was given access to Mountjoy Prison in Dublin yesterday afternoon.
Pat Lam's Bristol announce signing of Connacht flanker Heenan
The English club have also confirmed the signing of eight other players today.
Aer Lingus is hiring new cabin crew in recruitment drive
Here’s what you need to apply.
Search begins for new officers with "tolerance and humanity" to work in Irish prisons
The first recruits are expected to enter prison service college in early 2017.
Leinster 'looking at a couple of guys' with a view to strengthening ahead of next season
Girvan Dempsey is hopeful of no more outgoings, and only new arrivals at the province.
Video: Why don't the Defence Forces make recruitment ads like this any more?
With iconic shots and a funky remix of Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony you’d be hard pressed to not want to sign up with the Defence Forces after watching this…
Fighting talk: America's WWI-era posters
Gallery: From recruitment drives to war relief efforts – a selection of First World War posters archived in the Library of Congress.