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Alice launched an Art Exhibition by Gerard McGourty (left) and Christine Bowen (Right) in the Blue Leaf Gallery on June 22nd. In her address she called for the urgent introduction of legislation to protect whistle blowers in the health, homeless and social services. The Government’s decision to drop the proposed Whistleblower Act represents a total more...

Comment by Alice Leahy in The Irish Times in response to report on the Aungier Street “wet hostel”, April 26, 2005 The Editor The Irish Times D’Olier Street Dublin 2 Dear Madam The recent article on the “wet hostel” in Aungier Street, Dublin (Weekend Review April 16th) confirms what TRUST has maintained for some time: that more...

24 Apr

Call for Whistle Blowers Charter for Nurses

Posted by Alice Leahy Trust 24 Apr 05 Categories: News and Press, Press Releases

Alice Leahy addressing annual Gathering of the Mercy Associates in Tipperary, April 24, 2005 “Legislation must be put in place to protect the right of front line care workers to act as advocates in defence of their patients and the most vulnerable” Alice Leahy, Director and Co-Founder of TRUST Addressing Annual Gathering of the Mercy Associates more...

The Editor The Nationalist Clonmel Dear Sir I write to congratulate the Mayor of Clonmel Cllr. Denis Dunne in taking up the case of late Brid Cummins in demanding an enquiry into the way in which she was treated by the Local Authority in Galway. We work with people who are homeless and are very concerned about the fact that people who are vulnerable more...