Tue, 30 Jun, 2020
The rollout of a €33m national intergrated laboratory information system in 43 public hospitals has been delayed by at least a year.
Mon, 23 Oct, 2017
A baby girl is in a serious condition following a crash in Mullingar this afternoon.
Fri, 15 Sep, 2017
There isn’t a greater instance of abuse than that robbed children of their mothers or mothers of their children, writes Fergus Finlay.
Tue, 18 Apr, 2017
Thu, 08 Oct, 2015
As the morning sunshine slides across a memorial tomorrow morning in West Cork, a shadow on a sundial will mark the moment a jumbo jet was blasted out off the sky off the south-west coast.
Mon, 22 Jun, 2015
Women given an epidural during labour are frequently not warned of the more serious risks, such as paralysis, associated with the anaesthetic, according to a new survey.
Wed, 11 Jun, 2014
GPs in Limerick have been told not to refer any new patients to the acute medical assessment unit at the Regional Hospital in Dooradoyle because of overcrowding in the emergency department (ED).
Sat, 11 Jan, 2014
Two women have been arrested by gardaí following a topless brawl in front of children.
Fri, 14 Jun, 2013
Surgeons at Cork University Hospital have successfully reattached a man’s arm after it was sliced off in a workplace accident last Tuesday.
Fri, 06 Apr, 2012
A LIMERICK man was cleared yesterday by a jury of possessing a Glock semi automatic handgun with intent to endanger life.
Thu, 27 Oct, 2011
THE Government may have to lift its public sector recruitment ban if the crisis facing emergency department & services in the Mid-West is to be averted, junior minister Jan O’Sullivan has warned.
Tue, 26 Jul, 2011
THE Government may have to lift its public sector recruitment ban, if the crisis facing emergency services in the Mid-West is to be averted, Labour junior minister Jan O’Sullivan has warned.
Tue, 21 Jun, 2011
Gardaí investigating a fatal two-car collision in Co Limerick yesterday have named the man killed in the incident.
Sat, 18 Jun, 2011
THE wheel came full circle for a north Tipperary couple on June 14, 2007, when their fourth child was born in a car just outside a doctor’s surgery on the outskirts of Limerick.
Wed, 24 Nov, 2010
PRIVATE practice in many public hospitals continues to exceed permitted levels and, in some cases, “significantly so”, according to the Comptroller and Auditor General.
Thu, 16 Sep, 2010
A FEMALE security guard at Shannon Airport died from a brain haemorrhage just weeks after she was sent home from the Mid-Western Regional Hospital where she was wrongly diagnosed as suffering from migraine, an inquest in Limerick heard.
Wed, 08 Sep, 2010
LIMERICK’s newest amenity, the €650 million tunnel under the River Shannon, is set to boost one of its oldest events: the agricultural show.
Thu, 05 Aug, 2010
A man is being treated at Limerick Regional hospital this morning after his vessel ran aground at Lough Derg overnight.
Mon, 26 Jul, 2010
MUD, mud glorious mud, there’s nothing quite like it for cooling the blood, but two people who got bogged down in separate incidents at the weekend might disagree.
Mon, 29 Mar, 2010
A WORK-to-rule by nurses at the Mid-Western Regional Hospital has been called off, the INMO (Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation) and SIPTU confirmed.
Fri, 05 Mar, 2010
A YOUNG boy was found covered in his father’s blood and screaming for help on a Limerick street, it emerged yesterday as gardaí revealed they were investigating a brutal assault in the city.
Tue, 15 Sep, 2009
Sarah Jessica Parker's surrogate has given birth to twin daughters.
Wed, 24 Jun, 2009
LIMERICK got a massive jobs boost yesterday with the go-ahead for two major health projects that will create up to 1,000 full and part-time jobs.
Wed, 27 May, 2009
A CORONER yesterday refused an application to record a verdict of misadventure at an inquest into the sudden death of a Limerick teenager who died at the Mid-Western Regional Hospital after a routine appendix operation.
Thu, 18 Dec, 2008
A 20-YEAR-OLD man was being questioned yesterday in connection with the murder in Limerick on Saturday night of a known criminal who had in the past violently killed a young schoolgirl and a retired businessman.
Mon, 25 Feb, 2008
RUGBY fans in Cork and Limerick have an opportunity to learn about life as a professional rugby player when Munster Rugby hosts their annual breakfast briefings.
Thu, 21 Feb, 2008
HUGE development in private healthcare in Limerick will give a significant boost to attracting foreign investment into the region.
Wed, 30 Jan, 2008
A REMARKABLE Limerick grandmother has graduated with a BA Honours degree having fought breast cancer which necessitated a mastectomy in the middle of her studies.
Thu, 08 Nov, 2007
THE SPECTRE of violent death came calling to a rural, isolated and previously peaceful corner of south Tipperary yesterday.
Wed, 17 Oct, 2007
A VERY rare skin infection contracted by four babies born at Limerick’s Regional Maternity Hospital could lead to serious illnesses such as septicaemia, a top consultant warned yesterday.
Thu, 03 May, 2007
A 22-year-old pedestrian was killed in a road accident in Co Longford this morning.
Sun, 09 Jul, 2006
The Mater Private Hospital is seeking to develop four new private facilities on the grounds of existing public hospitals in Dublin, Galway and Limerick.
Fri, 30 Jun, 2006
DYLAN CREAVEN was know as ‘Hollywood’ in Limerick’s rugby and social circles because he always drank champagne.
Mon, 10 Apr, 2006
A man was killed in a car crash in Kerry today.
Thu, 01 Dec, 2005
I REFER to the front page report (Irish Examiner, April 11) in which it was stated that a patient who had escaped from the Mid-Western Regional Hospital terrorised children in their home in Gouldavoher Estate, Limerick.
Wed, 20 Apr, 2005
Gardaí in Limerick have arrested a man in his 20s following a shooting in the south of the city at lunchtime.
Thu, 10 Mar, 2005
ALMOST half of mothers are choosing to breastfeed their babies as a result of a State-backed initiative that encourages maternity hospitals to move away from Ireland’s bottle-fed culture.
Sat, 19 Jun, 2004
A girl has died and eight people were injured following a road accident involving a truck and a number of cars in Co Limerick.
Mon, 22 Jul, 2002
The maternal grandparents of a youth accused of murdering his mother told a murder trial jury today that they had forgiven their grandson who "was not a well boy".
Mon, 04 Feb, 2002
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