Garda failings over juvenile crime must be watershed moment

Garda failings over juvenile crime must be watershed moment

00 “The victims of these crimes and their communities continue to pay an incredibly heavy price for the abject failure of our national police force to carry out its duties.  When known youth offenders go unpunished, communities live in fear and trust in the force is...
Shortall slams growth in numbers waiting for home care packages

Shortall slams growth in numbers waiting for home care packages

00 “”In failing to properly fund home care services, the government is essentially telling older people that they simply do not care about their needs.” Social Democrats co-leader Róisín Shortall TD has today slammed the Minister for Health for his failure...
Watertight assurances needed for new National Maternity Hospital

Watertight assurances needed for new National Maternity Hospital

11 Social Democrats co-leader Róisín Shortall TD today said it would be highly irresponsible for the Minister for Health to allow himself to be strong-armed into signing off on a deal on the new National Maternity Hospital without watertight assurances about its...