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Gail O'Rourke: “My conscience is clear  . . . I never let her down”

Gail O'Rourke: “My conscience is clear . . . I never let her down”

Four years of constant fear and worry finally came to an end for Gail O’Rorke last week, when she was acquitted of assisting in the suicide of her friend Bernadette Forde

Health service needs another huge bailout, warns Varadkar

Health service needs another huge bailout, warns Varadkar

Tens of thousands rush for cover as over-34 loading deadline looms

Tens of thousands rush for cover as over-34 loading deadline looms

Public ‘panicking and seeking low-level plans’ . Experts suggest that predicted influx of younger customers may not have materialised

Hospital consultant jobs failed to attract applicants

Hospital consultant jobs failed to attract applicants

Just two out of 60 disability homes passed recent inspections by Hiqa

Just two out of 60 disability homes passed recent inspections by Hiqa

HSE-St Vincent’s dispute accelerates as O’Brien vetoes consultant appointments

HSE-St Vincent’s dispute accelerates as O’Brien vetoes consultant appointments

Tax-settlement surgeon sues accountancy firm

Tax-settlement surgeon sues accountancy firm

Drug companies defy HSE moves to slash prices

Drug companies defy HSE moves to slash prices

The Irish media is campaigning for abortion

The Irish media is campaigning for abortion

Briefing: Doctors divided on deal for free GP care to under-sixes

Briefing: Doctors divided on deal for free GP care to under-sixes

Prognosis for scheme doubtful as other more needy patients face a battle to keep their medical cards

Varadkar closes health cover loophole

Varadkar closes health cover loophole

Carers Association takes court action against HSE

Carers Association takes court action against HSE

The unsolvable mystery of our low cancer survival rates

The unsolvable mystery of our low cancer survival rates

Millions have been invested in cancer care in Ireland, but we continue to lag behind the rest of Europe on survival rates. And no one knows why

HSE fails to fully implement Hiqa waiting list reports

HSE fails to fully implement Hiqa waiting list reports

Why this former homophobe is voting Yes

Why this former homophobe is voting Yes

A Yes vote will not affect the great majority, but will bring much happiness to a small minority