The Taoiseach has said holding an investigation into claims by consultants that dead bodies were left decomposing on a mortuary corridor at University Hospital Waterford is not one of his priorities.
Thu, 02 May, 2019
Minister for Health Simon Harris said today he is “worried” about the impact on patients attending hospital over the coming winter period, as the trolley crisis remains frozen in place with little sign of it thawing out.
Mon, 05 Nov, 2018
The Department of Justice has this evening acknowledged a "regrettable and isolated incident" in which staff at direct provision centre close to the Limerick Clare border refused to give a mother and ill child bread and milk because the centre’s canteen was closed for the night.
Thu, 01 Nov, 2018
PLANS for a 120-bed replacement in-patient block at St John's Hospital, Limerick - to help tackle long-term patient overcrowding in University Hospital Limerick - are said to be “progressing”.
Wed, 22 Aug, 2018
Organisers of an annual charity rugby match held each year in memory of “fallen” rugby stars, are to dedicate this year’s event to two young rugby players who lost their lives in a double drowning tragedy.
Thu, 26 Jul, 2018
Budgets allocated for the Health Service Executive (HSE) are unaffected by financial settlements paid out in cases of alleged negligence brought against the HSE, the solicitor for Vicky Phelan has said.
Fri, 04 May, 2018
Gardaí have raided homes and professional offices in Limerick and Galway, in a planned operation targeting the alleged laundering of money generated from the proceeds of crime by a Limerick-based organised criminal gang.
Mon, 23 Apr, 2018