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Varadkar ‘misled’ Oireachtas over empty hospital consultant posts

Varadkar ‘misled’ Oireachtas over empty hospital consultant posts

Opposition says health minister "ill-informed, uninterested, and downright lazy"

FF: families spend €3,000 a year on health expenses

FF: families spend €3,000 a year on health expenses

Around €2.4 billion is spent on private medical insurance annually

Organ transplant rate drops to 18th in Europe

Organ transplant rate drops to 18th in Europe

Ireland's liver, heart and pancreas transplant rates were lower than many other countries

HSE cuts GP supervisors’ payments to pay for more training places

HSE cuts GP supervisors’ payments to pay for more training places

Pilot scheme proposed to allow more doctors to qualify as GPs by giving them credit for time spent in programmes

Lack of funding stunts growth in food sector

Lack of funding stunts growth in food sector

400 new food companies in the last four years on Bord Bia's books

PLC teachers baulk at bid to end summer breaks

PLC teachers baulk at bid to end summer breaks

Staff resisting plans to scrap three-month holiday

Image overhaul gives whiskey firm shot of courage

Image overhaul gives whiskey firm shot of courage

Life, death and the law of the land

Life, death and the law of the land

Francesca Comyn examines the latest case stemming from the eighth amendment

Maverick foodies plough new furrows

Maverick foodies plough new furrows

The food producers at the Ploughing Championships agreed things were finally looking up

Future of food: Sourcing Ireland’s Ingredient  X

Future of food: Sourcing Ireland’s Ingredient X

Our food sector is doing very nicely – but is there scope for even greater improvement?

Future of food: The Ploughing shows how we can beef up the economy

Future of food: The Ploughing shows how we can beef up the economy

Agriculture is still the biggest indigenous industry but global demand for food is still growing

Future of food: Small ice cream firm’s struggle to stay cool

Future of food: Small ice cream firm’s struggle to stay cool

It's a chilly climate for food start-ups in Ireland

Plan to make landlords improve BER on hold

Plan to make landlords improve BER on hold

Government fears any attempt to improve energy efficiency in rental sector could hurt supply

Sorry seems to be the hardest word: The HSE is reluctant to own up to culpability

Sorry seems to be the hardest word: The HSE is reluctant to own up to culpability

With so many costly and emotional legal actions, should a duty of candour be mandatory?

Major apartment firm plans further rent hikes in Dublin

Major apartment firm plans further rent hikes in Dublin

Housing Agency head pours cold water on bullish IRES Reit forecast