Monthly Archives: December 2010

Health services in Donegal are under fresh threat from new HSE plans

Health services in Donegal are under fresh threat from new HSE plans to implement cuts of almost e700m across the sector, according to Labour General Election candidate Jimmy Harte. The HSE Service Plan for 2011, published today, plans to implement … Continue reading

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HUNDREDS OF FAMILIES IN DONEGAL TO BE HIT AS MAINTENANCE GRANT SLASHED BY OVER 60 PER CENT

  Thousands of families will be affected by the provision in yesterday’s budget to dramatically reduce the proportion of students qualifying for the ‘non-adjacent’ rate of student maintenance grant by changing qualifying criteria from 24km to 45km. Up until yesterday, … Continue reading

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Education suffers in desperate Budget

EDUCATION SET TO SUFFER AGAIN UNDER BUDGET CUTS Today’s budget contains some very regrettable cutbacks in the education sector, which puts the IMF bailout and bankers ahead of those who use our education system. There has been no attempt by … Continue reading

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