# cuts - Monday 2 December, 2013
It was agreed that lottery funds would fund the difference between approved pay scales and contractually agreed contracts, and the HSE knew this, said the CRC.
# cuts - Sunday 17 November, 2013
Fianna Fáil’s Barry Cowen said the number of grants reduced from 7,138 in 2010 to 1,739 so far in 2013.
# cuts - Tuesday 5 November, 2013
A report on RTÉ’s Prime Time this evening claimed that hospital chief executives have warned of delays in cancer treatment due to budgetary reductions.
# cuts - Friday 25 October, 2013
The company said the cuts will be mainly in administrative and support roles in its 112,000-strong workforce.
# cuts - Thursday 24 October, 2013
# cuts - Tuesday 22 October, 2013
The crowd at Leinster House was predominantly made up of elderly people who oppose cuts to medical cards for over 70s and other measures announced in last week’s Budget.
# cuts - Saturday 19 October, 2013
Cuts to medical card allowances and social welfare payments have a direct impact on peoples’ the mental health – I know because I am one of those affected, writes Kate Bellamy.
The protest is being timed for the fifth anniversary of the large scale protest that followed the 2008 Emergency Budget.
# cuts - Tuesday 15 October, 2013
The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform said that there is a “very generous provision” for the spouse of an elderly person who dies.
TheJournal.ie’s liveblog guided you through the Budget Day announcement – and let you know how it will affect YOU.
Budget speculation this morning is focused on increased prescription charges, cuts to medical cards and phone allowances for pensioners, and a decrease in dole payments for young unemployed people.
# cuts - Saturday 12 October, 2013
The president of the IHCA also said that the HSE’s “unsympathetic” traits have led to action like the junior doctors’ strike which has created tensions among the ranks.
# cuts - Wednesday 9 October, 2013
This year’s adjustment will be closer to €2.5 billion than €3.1, Michael Noonan has confirmed. We ask, how concerned are you about the effects of next week’s Budget?
# cuts - Tuesday 8 October, 2013
Last night, unions heard proposals that could see pensions cut by 15 per cent.
# cuts - Thursday 19 September, 2013
# cuts - Wednesday 18 September, 2013
Protesters have gathered outside Leinster House since 5am this morning to protest against austerity.
# cuts - Tuesday 17 September, 2013
Speaking at a reception for the new European Ombudsman Emily O’Reilly, he said the connection between economy, society and government is profoundly important.
# cuts - Monday 2 September, 2013
Howlin agreed that changing the health system is like “changing the spark plugs as the car is moving”.
Sinn Féin Councillor Mícheál Mac Donncha is tabling the motion this evening.
# cuts - Sunday 25 August, 2013
Disability specific services are being cut and those with disabilities who are being refused medical cards – and people have had enough, writes John Dolan.
# cuts - Monday 19 August, 2013
Fianna Fáil TD Charlie McConalogue has raised concerns about spending cuts proposed by Education Minister Ruairí Quinn ahead of October’s Budget, but Labour says he’s trying to “increase his personal profile”.
A letter sent to parents in Galway says that some school leavers with intellectual disabilities will be offered places that will not “fully address requirements”.
# cuts - Sunday 18 August, 2013
The Union of Students in Ireland say they are “ready and equipped” to fight any attempt to cut student grants.
# cuts - Friday 16 August, 2013
With the number of older people in consistent poverty doubling over just one year, pensioner Gordon* explains what daily life is like for him – and how he fears for the future.
# cuts - Thursday 8 August, 2013
SIPTU has said it will ballot its members on the new recommendations early next week.
# cuts - Thursday 1 August, 2013
Young adults approaching the age of 18 will have no place in Stewarts Hospital in Dublin come September.
# cuts - Sunday 21 July, 2013
Is there a row in the camp over the issue?
# cuts - Wednesday 10 July, 2013
GPs voted unanimously to pull out from Primary Care Teams over the latest cuts imposed by the Government.
# cuts - Monday 8 July, 2013
Minister Michael Noonan is in Brussels today for the talks.
# cuts - Tuesday 2 July, 2013
Doctors say government cuts will lead to the ‘normalisation’ of long waiting times. “This move is not only mean-spirited, it is stupid,” said one GP.
# cuts - Tuesday 25 June, 2013
VAT reductions, rate cuts and halving the level of capital gains tax for entrepreneurs would increase consumer confidence say Chambers Ireland.
# cuts - Thursday 20 June, 2013
The Irish National Teachers’ Organisationwill protest outside Leinster House next week to show members’ opposition to cuts to special needs assistants in primary school.
Children with special educational needs face a reduction in the amount of time allocated to them from next September. But Eamon Gilmore said this did not amount to a cut.
# cuts - Thursday 2 May, 2013
The Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Leo Varadkar said that Bus Éireann would have to implement the LRC measures on 12 May unless “alternative approaches” could be found.
# cuts - Saturday 20 April, 2013
We have been treating nurses and gardai as equal in importance to receptionists and quango directors, they are not equal in importance, writes Aaron McKenna.
# cuts - Thursday 18 April, 2013
# cuts - Tuesday 16 April, 2013
The Junior Minister said that those arguing for a No vote are “arguing for the unknown”.
# cuts - Monday 15 April, 2013
The mobility grant gave me and my husband the chance to lead independent lives, with dignity, writes Miriam Murphy, who says this government are chipping away at the help for people with disabilities.