University Hospital Limerick has been threatened with legal action by fire safety officers.
The organisation’s 2018 annual report shows that 16,776 people sought help last year, including 2,834 families and 5,331 children
The hospital is consistently the most overcrowded in the country, however management say they do not have enough bed capacity to deal with their catchment of around 400,000.
Heather Humphreys confirmed today that she has received no briefings from the job development agencies here of any further large scale imminent job losses.
Almost 100 nursing vacancies but less than half of graduates get jobs
A transatlantic flight made an emergency landing at Shannon Airport early today after a passenger was reported to have suffered a stroke.
TUSLA, the Child and Family Agency (CFA) obtained more emergency care orders (ECOs) for babies aged less than 12 months old than for any other age category amongst children in 2017.
Donald Trump stands accused of firing the starting pistol on an international trade war after pressing ahead with his threat to slap tariffs on EU steel imports.
As many as 62 measles cases have been notified to health authorities in the first three months of the year, a 6,000% increase compared to a single case for the same period last year.
Apple is preparing to introduce new low-cost iPads and education software this week in a bid to win back students and teachers from Google and Microsoft.
IT giants have had it pretty much their own way up to now, writes Kyran Fitzgerald, but finally
Shares in CRH rose 3% after the building-materials giant announced it was to buy a leading US cement manufacturer for $3.5bn (€2.93bn).
Government-backed insurance plans in the US help compensate farmers for losses after natural disasters. Unfortunately for the produce growers who were ravaged by recent hurricanes, a lot of the nation’s vegetable and fruit crops aren’t covered.
Reconfiguration of hospital services in the south of the country was smoother than in other regions largely because people’s views were taken on board, a study has found.
wage inflation begins to take off, Janet Yellen will have to act by removing the punch bowl from the party. If this happens, sparks could fly in Washington DC, writes Kyran Fitzgerald
Jill Colvin looks at how Donald Trump kept reeling in support despite numerous gaffes that would have sunk anyone else
The hidden history of American spycraft. By Abigail Jones
One of Oklahoma's largest earthquakes on record has rattled other parts of the Midwest in the US, from Nebraska to North Texas.
The legend that is Warren Buffett spread in an even wider arc around the globe at the weekend, as the iconic Berkshire-Hathaway annual general meeting streamed live on the internet for the first time.
A tornado has swept through a Mexican border city, killing at least 13 people, authorities said.
At least 127 children have been identified as requiring “urgent attention” following an emergency review by the Child and Family Agency of case files recently discovered in Laois and Offaly.
The Child and Family Agency says it is hopeful no other area of the country will reveal unaddressed files as was the case in Portlaoise, following a national audit of cases awaiting allocation.
Opposition to IAG’s potential takeover of Aer Lingus is growing, with a host of business, political, and academic commentators calling on the Government to use its stake in the carrier to block the advances.
Fears of the Ebola virus have deepened with word that a second US nurse caught the disease from a patient and flew across the Midwest aboard an airliner the day before she was diagnosed.
IN advance of her gig at the Guinness Cork Jazz Festival, Ed Power Dianne Reenes is as humble as ever, despite her Grammys and singing for George Clooney.
Scarlett Johansson is blessed with superhuman strength in Lucy, Daniel Radcliffe and Zoe Kazan fall in love in the romantic comedy What If…, Mother Nature unleashes her fury in Into the Storm and Eric Bana comes face to face with dark forces in Deliver Us From Evil.
Forget student loans — hundreds of Irish college students are signing up for sugar daddy dating. Helen O’Callaghan reports.
All eyes are on the Mid-West and South East of the country today - as speculation mounts as to who won last night's Lotto jackpot.
The Rape Crisis Midwest is to close two of its centres for a month due to lack of funding.
A scrap metal dealer who bought a golden egg at a US bric-a-brac market discovered it is an ultra- rare Fabergé egg worth around €24m.
A deal to buy a Faberge egg, said to be worth around €23m, that was to be sold for scrap was done in a "potato field in Kerry", according to one of the people who played a vital role in the negotiations.
Jean Hanff Korelitz’s new novel is about self-deception, says Richard Fitzpatrick.
At least nine people have died as a winter storm slammed into the north eastern United States bringing travel chaos as it dumped nearly two feet of snow in some areas.
Forget about the millions of euro spent on turkeys this Christmas, Ireland’s most expensive bird is the rare and protected hen harrier.
The future of a disability service catering for up to 1,000 people in the MidWest is in doubt because of a funding crisis.
Climate change is set to push up food prices, increase hunger and reduce the quality of food, campaigners warned ahead of the publication of a key scientific review of global warming.
The macabre Gone Girl, the surprise US bestseller, has been criticised as misogynist, but its author Gillian Flynn’s depictions of women eschew blandness for darker truths, says Suzanne Harrington
A massive tornado up to a mile wide roared through Oklahoma City’s suburbs, killing at least 37, flattening neighbourhoods with winds up to 200mph and landing a direct hit on at least one school.
New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan has been formally questioned about clergy sex abuse in his former Archdiocese of Milwaukee, just days ahead of his departure for Rome and the conclave that will elect the next pope.
New Yorkers are being offered free travel on subways, buses and commuter trains as the city tries to help ease recovery from the chaos caused by superstorm Sandy.
The superstorm ravaging the US East Coast laid waste to the campaign strategies of President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney with just a week remaining in their intensely close race for the White House.
The misery inflicted by superstorm Sandy intensified today as millions along the US East Coast faced life without power or transport for days to come.
Superstorm Sandy laid waste to the campaign strategies of Barack Obama and Mitt Romney with just a week remaining in their intensely close race for the White House.
President Obama has declared a "major disaster" in New York and Long Island after superstorm Sandy swept across the east coast of America, killing at least 16 people.
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