Father of two Kevin Hayes, 56, originally from the village of Newbridge, Co Galway died a month ago on May 24, after he had descended several hundred metres from Mt Everest. He had been climbing with trekking company, 360 Expeditions.
Access to a cath lab would not have saved a farmer whose death during a hospital transfer following a complication of a “silent heart attack” sparked outrage over cardiac services in the South-East, it has emerged.
If it’s Ireland-Wales in the Six Nations then chances are Rhys Ruddock will be nudged in front of the media at some point or other in the week leading up to it — the Leinster back row’s current absence through injury didn’t change that yesterday.
The wife of a 40-year-old farmer who died in an ambulance while on route to hospital in Cork from his native Waterford has spoken of a “quiet, loyal gentle person” who was looking forward to the arrival of their first child later this year.
The Garda investigation into the disappearance of missing Dundalk teenager Ciara Breen, took another twist yesterday as members of the defence forces were drafted in to help with the ongoing search of the Balmers bog area of the county Louth town.