New York Christmas
by Mark Corcoran

Fórsa, has called for an immediate engagement with officials from the Department of Justice on the Policing, Security and Community Safety Bill 2022, which was approved by the Government on Tuesday. RTE's Brian O' Donovan wrote a piece up you can read here.


The HSE has said it is trying to implement the 3% increase for health care staff in time for Christmas. Forsa's Ashley Connoly described the situation as 'unacceptable to the hundreds of thousands of healthcare workers who have provided invaluable service to this country'.


The Meath Trades Council have called on union members to attend the Raise the Roof protest happening this Saturday. The protest is being led by Forsa,SIPTU and ICTU. You can find more information here.


The Government-appointed investigator into the Cervical-Check controversy condemned as "completely unacceptable" a refusal by doctors to treat women because they were members of a cancer support group campaigning for greater patient discourse. In the final public progress report published yesterday Dr Gabriel Scally said he had been told directly by women affected that they had been treated "like a leper".


A report compled by former secretary general of the European Commission Catherine Day has indicated that the housing crisis could cause 'racist tension' and confrontations in Ireland. 


A French scientist living in Ireland has helped develop a groundbreaking method of measuring stress on human skin and organs by studying the bodhran in an advance that could help surgeons treat everyday things from cuts to cancer.


A status yellow wind warning is in place for four counties along the southern coast, with Met Éireann saying today will be “very blustery”.



Here's the unveiling of the Saks New York Window in association with the Elton John Aids Foundation’s Rocket Fund



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