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#rté investigates

# rte-investigates - Monday 17 September, 2018

Investigation into councillor who asked for 'loads of money' won't hear from undercover RTÉ reporter

An SIPO hearing into Hugh McElvaney’s alleged breach of the ethics of public office heard the reporter was “no doubt attractive”.

# rte-investigates - Thursday 7 June, 2018

Simon Harris says it's 'right and proper' HSE apologises over failings in audiology services

RTÉ has reported that the HSE identified errors in audiology services provided to children in the west of Ireland.

# rte-investigates - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

HSE apologises 'unreservedly' to women raped while they were children in foster care

“It’s not a life, I’m doing the prison sentence.”

# rte-investigates - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

Woman had to have aggressive chemotherapy and radiation treatment after cancer misdiagnosis

RTÉ Investigates has confirmed that two patients had their cancer misdiagnosed at the hospital.

# rte-investigates - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

From The Daily Edge A Garda was caught writing out a drink-driving summons with a Guinness pen on TV last night Awkward

In Westmeath, nearly 9 in 10 drink driving cases led to a conviction. In Waterford, it's just over 3 in 10

A report by RTÉ Investigates has shown that your location can dictate your chance of being prosecuted for a driving offence.

# rte-investigates - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

'I don't want to jump queues': Thousands waiting up to 4 years for cataract surgery

The eye condition causes a person’s vision to become impaired, and is the leading cause of blindness in the world.

# rte-investigates - Friday 3 November, 2017

We need fines of €1 million for 'unscrupulous' landlords, says senior Dublin City Council official

An RTÉ investigation last night showed widespread breaches in terms of health and safety standards across the private rental sector.

'Nothing but sharks and vultures' - Calls for enforcement after RTÉ documentary on dodgy landlords

The Prime Time Investigates programme highlighted how some landlords were charging over 20 people hundreds of euro a month.

# rte-investigates - Thursday 2 November, 2017

16 people in a single bedroom, 64 people renting a house: Documentary shows state of Ireland's rental 'nightmares'

A new investigation shows widespread breaches in terms of health and safety standards across the private rental sector.

# rte-investigates - Friday 26 May, 2017

University presidents showed 'arrogance' when questioned about financial misconduct, claims TD

An RTÉ Investigates show aired last night which highlighted a number of incidents in the third-level sector.

# rte-investigates - Thursday 25 May, 2017

'€100,000 was spent on pens and medallions for retiring university staff'

The claims came in an RTÉ Investigates show aired tonight, which highlighted a number of incidents in the third-level sector.

# rte-investigates - Monday 24 April, 2017

'I remember throwing myself on top of the coffin saying no, you can’t take her because I can’t do this again'

RTÉ Investigates reports on problems in care at Portiuncula Hospital.

# rte-investigates - Friday 21 April, 2017

Family of woman shot at same time as Garda Tony Golden to sue Gardaí

An RTÉ Investigates programme broadcast last night called into question whether the man who shot Garda Golden and Siobhán Phillips was in fact a Garda informer.

# rte-investigates - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Simon Harris 'pleased to announce' Crumlin Hospital scoliosis theatre to open in April

It has emerged that there are an extra 80,000 people on hospital waiting lists outside the government’s official figures.

# rte-investigates - Monday 6 February, 2017

Stories of people on hospital waiting lists are "absolutely inexcusable", says Simon Harris

RTÉ Investigates reveals the painful reality behind the numbers on hospital waiting lists in Ireland.

# rte-investigates - Thursday 14 July, 2016

HSE care failures: No visits for 16 years, no files on 200 clients and high risk of sexual abuse

The HSE has confirmed that of the 1,080 disability files reviewed by one report, “47 priority cases” were highlighted for follow up.

# rte-investigates - Friday 22 April, 2016

Road safety boss hits back after RTÉ programme claims NCT test flawed

A RTÉ Investigation Unit programme questioned how tests were carried out on a car’s shock absorbers.

# rte-investigates - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

Despite our problems, Ireland is one of the least corrupt countries in the world

We placed alongside Japan and Hong Kong in Transparency International’s corruption index.

# rte-investigates - Thursday 10 December, 2015

This councillor has been attempting to explain his encounters with "the beautiful Nina"

Sligo councillor Joe Queenan insists his comments were taken out of context, and says he was “set up”.

# rte-investigates - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

Elected officials need to know there are consequences to corruption

Corruption is a health risk to our democracy, writes Nuala Haughey.

Gardaí are now examining footage from the RTÉ Investigates sting

The programme featured an undercover investigation.

# rte-investigates - Tuesday 8 December, 2015

'It sickened me but I can’t honestly say I am hugely surprised'

The Dáil has been discussing the revelations in last night’s RTÉ Investigates programme.

'As a councillor, RTÉ Investigates was a huge let down - but we're not all the same'

While it’s clear that these are a distinct minority of elected officials, they let us all down and in a way tarnish the already battered reputation of politics in Ireland, writes councillor Noel Rock.

What should be done when politicians are caught dealing dirty?

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

Galway councillor who didn't declare a house, some land and €150k payment explains why

Cllr. Tom McHugh was featured in last night’s RTÉ Investigates programme.

# rte-investigates - Monday 7 December, 2015

Councillor resigns from Fianna Fáil following 'shocking' RTÉ Investigates programme

“Some of the behaviour displayed in tonight’s programme was shocking and completely unacceptable.”

Senator distances herself from 'a huge story of corruption and fraud' Rté Investigates This post contains videos

Senator distances herself from 'a huge story of corruption and fraud'

“This scandal about councillors seeking out bribes has absolutely nothing to do with me.”