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With almost 4,000 people in custody in Ireland, Noteworthy want to take a look inside the prison system and conduct an in-depth investigation to reveal the reality of incarceration.
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RISK TO BABY: Why were Irish women not told for decades about an epilepsy drug that causes birth defects?
Sodium valproate is an epilepsy medicine commonly sold under the name Epilim. It was known since its availability in the 1970s that it may cause birth defects if used in pregnancy yet for decades many women across the world were prescribed this drug without being warned of this risk by their doctors.
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When a person is deemed incapable of making decisions for themselves, they can be made a ‘ward of court’.
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Every hour of every day in Ireland, a person is reported missing to the gardaí. The vast majority are found, usually quite quickly, but some cases last much longer and some are never solved.
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In October of last year, Minister Katherine Zappone announced that the Bon Secours Sisters religious congregation had agreed to contribute €2.5 million towards the costs of excavating the burial site at the Tuam Mother and Baby Home.
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The government minister responsible for the insurance industry has said there are 'clusters' for compensation claims in Ireland.
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