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Irish Life Invest in GAA Healthy Club

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Irish Life is to invest €1million in the GAA’s Healthy Club Project. The commitment will greatly enhance the project’s positive influence on the health and wellbeing of GAA clubs, their members, and the communities they serve. The investment has been made as part of Irish Life’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme to celebrate the company’s 75th anniversary of business in Ireland. [Read more…]

Make Mental Health A Priority

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A joint campaign by the national coalition Mental Health Reform and the Union of Students in Ireland (USI) is asking Local Election candidates to commit to making mental health a priority locally, if elected. [Read more…]

Abortion Advice Scandal

 

James Reilly

James Reilly

There were widespread calls in the Seanad on Wednesday for Health Minister James Reilly and Justice Minister Alan Shatter to answer questions on revelations that state-funded agencies, as well as employees of the Health Service Executive (HSE), had been giving women illegal and potentially life-threatening advice in relation to abortion. Fine Gael Senator Paul Bradford called it a “possible national scandal”. [Read more…]

Treatment Plants Fail To Meet Standards

Nearly half of Ireland’s wastewater treatment plants serving urban centres are failing to achieve national and EU standards, according to a new report released today by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). [Read more…]