A 10-year-old schoolboy, who witnessed a horror attack on his toddler sister by a Brazilian tapir at Dublin Zoo and saw his parents injured in a bloody fight to save their daughter’s life, has been awarded €25,000 in the Circuit Civil Court.
Wed, 11 Jul, 2018
A number of objectors to the children’s hospital being built on Dublin’s St James’s Hospital campus are “thinking very seriously” about seeking a judicial review of the planning decision, it has emerged.
Sun, 01 May, 2016
Victor Beamish was born in Dunmanway in 1903 and was one of the most decorated RAF pilots in the Second World War before he was killed in action in 1942. A Spitfire flypast at the Listowel event will honour him, writes
Sun, 10 Apr, 2016
Wed, 18 Nov, 2015
Plans for the new National Children’s Hospital on the St James’s Hospital campus in Dublin will be “vigorously opposed”, Jack and Jill Foundation founder and chief executive Jonathan Irwin said yesterday.
Tue, 11 Aug, 2015
One of two patient representatives named on the HSE’s medical card clinical advisory group wants the body to agree and implement key issues to help families long before its three-month interim report deadline.
Thu, 29 Jan, 2015
Cancer patients have criticised the Government’s high-profile medical card system reform plan, warning the changes have failed to change the focus on an applicant’s income, have left people in the dark and effectively allow the Coalition to "put a plaster over a wound that needs urgent surgical attention".
Wed, 26 Nov, 2014
Acknowledging just how cruel the medical card reviews had become, the Taoiseach described to the Dáil how people with motor neurone disease were "asked by the computer" to respond even though they "were unable to speak and move and therefore could not respond."
Thu, 19 Jun, 2014