An investigation is under way into why a HSE-funded care home failed to provide timely medical intervention to a disabled person who is now very ill — despite requests from the person’s mother to intervene on her adult child’s behalf.
Fri, 10 Mar, 2017
The Public Health (Alcohol) Bill is a crucial response to one of our most significant public health problems. Alcohol misuse claims three lives every day in Ireland and we all know someone who has been affected in a harmful way by alcohol use — it is all too common.
Fri, 18 Dec, 2015
They say love needs no words, but Phil Scott’s declaration on St Valentine’s Day was worth a king’s ransom in light of the mammoth effort it took just to say “I love you”.
Thu, 26 Nov, 2015
One reckless punch from a stranger changed Brian Hogan’s life forever, the Limerick man said at the launch of a campaign in Dublin yesterday urging the Government to invest in neuro-rehabilitation services for people who have a brain injury.
Thu, 24 Sep, 2015
The family of a paraplegic Cork teenager who sustained severe spinal injuries when she fell backwards off a flat roof at a nightclub has expressed concern that her recovery will be hampered by a lack of appropriate facilities at Cork University Hospital.
Thu, 10 Sep, 2015
Journalism studentmeets former model and actress, Olivia Cronin, whose incredible journey following an acquired brain injury reveals a brave woman whose determination to be a victor over - rather than a victim of - her fate is an example to us all.
Wed, 29 Apr, 2015
AFTER he broke his neck falling down the stairs at home 20 years ago, doctors feared Tony Hassett would never walk again. But the 59-year-old Nenagh-based sports coach defied medical opinion and is not only walking but is also a basketball coach.
Fri, 04 Oct, 2013