The protesters demanded that the changes to the ‘Fair Deal’ nursing home scheme that were introduced in 2018 be implemented immediately as well as retrospectively.
In the second part of the interview, Jimmy Doran talks about the current regime of neoliberalism under the EU and the socialist history of Irish nationalism
In the first part of our interview with the national executive member of the Communist Party of Ireland, Jimmy Doran, we speak about a varied set of issues, ranging from reproductive rights, austerity policies of the government, to the question of Northern Ireland.
The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation is are demanding equal wages, at par with health service grades like physiotherapists, whom they trail by around €7,000 (USD 8,046) a year. There has been massive public support for the nurses at the pickets
Nurses’ organizations said that the refusal of authorities to recruit more staff was compromising the safety of patients. The number of staff nurses fell by 6% between 2008 and 2018