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DESIGN Services For The Care Sector

Nurses embark on their escalated industrial action this morning. 23 general hospitals and psychiatric services across the country will be hit by hour-long work-stoppages today between 11 am and 12 am.
Dementia in Northern Ireland will rise by more than 25% in the next 10 years, according to research. The research, commissioned by the Alzheimer's Society, suggests more than 20,500 people in Northern Ireland will be living with dementia by 2017. The illness currently affects 16,000 people in Northern Ireland.
It would be inhumane to force a pregnant teenager to carry her baby for nine months knowing it would die, Ireland's High Court has heard. The 17-year-old girl, known only as Miss D and from Leinster, is asking judges to allow her to travel to Britain for an abortion after…
Wednesday, 2 May, 2007

145 Priests 'Suspected Of Abuse'

The biggest Catholic Archdiocese in Ireland has revealed how many priests are suspected of abusing children. In the archdiocese of Dublin, 145 men have been identified in an investigation dating back to 1940.