The Cork-born art historian, Patricia Curtin-Kelly, has long been fascinated by the work of Harry Clarke — the famous stained glass artist and illustrator responsible for the magnificent windows in the Honan Chapel, University College Cork.
A HSE-run facility for older people which is at the centre of court proceedings “appeared institutional and hospital-like”, with some residents spending large parts of the day in bed and eating meals at their bedside, according to a report by health watchdog Hiqa.
Two youths who caused a security breach at a specialist care unit for troubled teenagers — where a number of violent incidents have previously been recorded — have “resumed their care” at the unit “under close supervision”.
The Central Criminal Court has heard that a 27-year-old man on trial for murder confessed to gardaí that he stabbed a father of one, “stuck” his body in a boot, and was intending on burning the car at a halting site, when he noticed gardaí and ran away.
A LIMERICK man who suffers from mental illness has condemned the refusal of the Health Service Executive (HSE) Mid-West to give him access to the medical records of his late mother, who also suffered from mental illness and was a patient in St Joseph’s psychiatric hospital.