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international / consumer issues / press release Friday July 12, 2019 22:06 by Kate Zeller
Washington, DC - As Democratic presidential candidates debate student debt, States attempt to tackle what they see as a debt problem impacting their economies. read full story / add a comment
national / consumer issues / opinion/analysis Friday May 11, 2018 22:13 by Joe Terry   text 1 comment (last - monday may 14, 2018 23:02)
Flashback to a July 28th, 2012 media report:
Tony O’Brien, who led a special unit charged with reducing hospital trolley numbers and waiting lists over the past year, is the new head of the HSE. read full story / add a comment
national / consumer issues / opinion/analysis Wednesday June 21, 2017 13:36 by Paula
We all know that fruit is good for us. Recent studies suggest we should be eating up to ten portions of fruit and veg each day. But how much is too much? read full story / add a comment
galway / consumer issues / news report Saturday October 01, 2016 09:48 by Hibernian Scribe   text 3 comments (last - tuesday october 04, 2016 09:48)
ESB does not patrol power lines or check transformers and only change them when the horrendous gales force the ESB to do so read full story / add a comment
national / consumer issues / press release Tuesday October 07, 2014 15:16 by AIMS Ireland
The Association for Improvements in the Maternity Services Ireland (AIMS Ireland) are demanding an immediate response from the Government in budget 2015 on calls for a review into patient safety and appropriate care models in Irish maternity services. read full story / add a comment
international / consumer issues / opinion/analysis Wednesday December 11, 2013 23:15 by Carol S. Kopf, BS, MA
By mistakenly focusing on the drug fluoride, since 1945, dentists missed the opportunity to reduce tooth decay by promoting tooth-required nutrients such as calcium, Vitamins A, C and D. Could the current tooth decay epidemic in the US be attributed to that blunder? read full story / add a comment
international / consumer issues / opinion/analysis Sunday March 24, 2013 20:32 by Gale Vogel   text 2 comments (last - thursday march 28, 2013 23:37)
The enthusiasm of people at a recent business offer presentation in the Dublin hotel was contagious. The queues for foreign jobs at a job fare was the opposite. A constant contagion of exploitation of those in need is evident in offers for opportunities offered. Job offers implied following training, the costs invested and the disappointment following discovering it to be not quite accurate have lead to increases in suffering and stress. The promise of cheap holidays and earnings from investing in this hope is growing tiresome. read full story / add a comment
national / consumer issues / news report Sunday March 04, 2012 17:28 by john lagan   text 13 comments (last - tuesday may 15, 2012 16:23)
Successive Irish governments have overseen the fluoridation of public water supplies since the practice commenced in 1964. This form of mass medication is supposed to benefit the nation's teeth.

Today 97% of Europe's water supply is fluoride free, including Northern Ireland, as this practice has been widely discredited. Eire remains the only country to fluoridate its entire public water supply. read full story / add a comment
national / consumer issues / opinion/analysis Tuesday December 20, 2011 12:00 by Pól Ó Cionsalígh
It’s January.  It’s freezing. Christmas emptied the coffers and now the bills are starting to bite. As the government cuts the eligibility period for the Fuel Allowance, it’s time to tell the government that we’ve had enough! read full story / add a comment
dublin / consumer issues / event notice Sunday October 23, 2011 12:34 by Martin O'Sullivan
protest in support of the residents of Priory Hall Saturday 29th October 2011 at 14:00 Assemble at main entrance of Donaghmede shopping centre then march to Priory Hall. read full story / add a comment
national / consumer issues / news report Monday October 17, 2011 14:58 by Tracy Donegan   text 1 comment (last - tuesday october 18, 2011 05:58)
Pelvic floor injury is not a given in childbirth. Mums can stack the odds in their favour of emerging from childbirth whole, healthy and intact. read full story / add a comment
national / consumer issues / press release Saturday October 15, 2011 11:25 by AIMS Ireland
The Association for Improvements in the Maternity Services Ireland (AIMS Ireland) has been informed that a review committee will meet next week to discuss the future of Waterbirth in Ireland. read full story / add a comment
dublin / consumer issues / opinion/analysis Monday September 12, 2011 15:58 by Dave Moore   text 12 comments (last - sunday march 16, 2014 12:08)
Exactly six months ago today, the board of directors of Dublin Food Co-op received a written complaint of ‘physical assault’ and ‘violently aggressive behaviour’ on its premises. Most of them seem to have been running away from it ever since. read full story / add a comment
national / consumer issues / event notice Friday September 02, 2011 15:49 by Peter Sutherland's Nemisis   text 3 comments (last - monday september 05, 2011 03:39)
RAW ISSUE: THE RAW MILK DEBATE

Tasty, Nutritious Drink or Threat to Irish Dairy Industry and the nation’s Health?

Panel Discussion on Proposed Banning of RAW MILK Sales in Ireland to take place at the Sugar Club, Dublin on Tuesday, 6th of September at 7.30pm.

On Tuesday, 6th of September in the Sugar Club, Dublin, a panel will debate the merits of the proposed ban on sales of Raw Milk in Ireland. The debate has been organised by the Campaign for Raw Milk, a group representing food businesses and organisations who believe people have the right to choose. Panellists in the debate will present the various arguments for and against the ban. read full story / add a comment
national / consumer issues / opinion/analysis Sunday July 31, 2011 14:22 by Declan Cullen
With the Fine Gael / Labour government now annoucing that Carbon Tax will probably be increased in December 2011 budget is it not now time to revisted the whole "Humans are heating planet" nonsense in greater detail? read full story / add a comment
dublin / consumer issues / opinion/analysis Sunday June 12, 2011 19:36 by Dave Moore   text 4 comments (last - monday september 12, 2011 21:19)
Today marks three months since the Dublin Food Co-op received a complaint of ‘physical assault and violent aggression’ on the premises. Despite the seriousness of the charge, the directors’ collective response was feeble in every respect, leaving those who reported the incident out in the cold. read full story / add a comment
national / consumer issues / press release Wednesday May 11, 2011 10:42 by AIMS Ireland
The Association for Improvements in the Maternity Services Ireland (AIMS Ireland) has created a short survey to look at the needs and options available to women for using water during their birth and labour in Irish Maternity Units. read full story / add a comment
international / consumer issues / event notice Wednesday January 19, 2011 00:26 by Anonymous
Please join activists worldwide for the World Day and the World Week for the Abolition of Meat!

Given the success of the past World Days for the Abolition of Meat and given that the demand for the Abolition of Meat is of utmost importance, starting this year three World Weeks for the Abolition of Meat will be held on a yearly basis. They will take place in the final week of the months of January, May and September.

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national / consumer issues / opinion/analysis Saturday January 08, 2011 17:15 by Tracy Donegan   text 2 comments (last - sunday january 09, 2011 13:00)
As the baby boom continues in the Irish maternity hospitals are literally bursting at the seams. With more Mums labouring in corridors on trolleys is there anything you can do to stack the odds in your favour of having a healthy baby and a positive birth? read full story / add a comment
international / consumer issues / news report Wednesday November 17, 2010 01:35 by Sean Clinton   text 2 comments (last - friday november 19, 2010 18:27)
Blue Nile censors its Facebook page to avoid having to answer questions about the provenance of their so-called conflict free diamonds. read full story / add a comment
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