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All inpatient and outpatient hospital fees are set to be dropped next year
All inpatient and outpatient hospital fees are to be abolished next year – which would save patients up to 30 million euros annually Irish Independent can reveal.
Summer 2022 Covid travel rules: what Irish holidaymakers need to know before traveling abroad
The Irish Independent has compiled a list of some of the most popular holiday destinations in Ireland with fact sheets to help you prepare for the most awaited summer in a long time.
Coleen Rooney and Rebekah Vardy’s defamation trial puts the final nail in the coffin of the WAG dream – Kirsty Blake Knox
It has been compared to a Greek tragedy, dubbed the greatest stab surgery of all time, and called a historical drama “with balayage and botox.” Everything in Wagatha Christie’s trial was forensically analyzed.
File sent to DPP for “harassment” of a journalist on Twitter
Gardaí have closed an investigation into alleged online harassment of a journalist by former columnist Eoghan Harris and his wife Gwen Halley.
Grocery prices have risen 9 percent since last year, with dairy seeing the biggest increase
Grocery product prices have risen significantly since this time last year, with dairy products seeing the biggest increase.
Exclusive: Irish government rejected Ukraine’s appeal to ban Russia from leasing planes
The government rejected an appeal by Ukraine to divest Russia’s Aeroflot from Irish aircraft rental companies following the 2014 annexation of Crimea, Ukraine’s special envoy for sanctions revealed for the first time.
Pharmacists are facing a ‘appalling’ shortage of essential medicines
The continued shortage of key drugs such as acetaminophen, antibiotics, HRT and antihistamines has created a “scary” scenario for pharmacists.
Families are paying €600 more for Spanish holidays as demand is through the roof
Families save hundreds of dollars by going abroad during the school year as vacation costs skyrocket.
Destination Ghostland: the true toll of Ireland’s biodiversity loss
As a townsfolk gather to discuss the best ways to stop the destruction of our plants and wildlife, John Meagher shares what we’ve already lost – and what’s in grave danger.
Ex-Taoiseach Brian Cowen’s portrait is finally on display at Leinster House, 11 years after he left office
This is a first look at the official portrait of Brian Cowen as the Taoiseach that will hang at Leinster House – more than 11 years after he left office.
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https://www.independent.ie/news/news-headlines/todays-headlines-all-hospital-inpatient-and-outpatient-fees-to-be-abolished-summer-2022-covid-travel-rules-41672704.html Today’s headlines: All inpatient and outpatient hospital fees will be abolished; Summer 2022 Covid travel rules