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  • Recalled patient numbers rise at Kerry hospital

    20 January 2018 02:26

    A weekly report by the South/South West Hospital Group confirms that to date at University Hospital Kerry 114 patients have been recalled for repeat imaging. More than 80% of the 46,235 images have now been reviewed by the 10 radiologists undertaking the review of the scans of almost 27,000 patients. The scans are the work of a single radiologist between

  • 'This should not have happened': Parents of baby who died shortly after birth settle case with hospital

    19 January 2018 21:21

    An apology from Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda was read out in court today. TWO PARENTS WHOSE baby boy died just over 12 hours after he was born have received an apology from Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital Drogheda. Evan Tuite suffered a number of injuries including a fractured skull and a significant brain injury during a forceps delivery in June 2012. The High Court

  • Dolores O'Riordan to be laid to rest in Limerick on Tuesday

    19 January 2018 17:31

    The Cranberries frontwoman died in London on Monday. DOLORES O’RIORDAN is to be laid to rest at a private family burial following a funeral at the Church of Saint Ailbe, Ballybricken, at 11.30am on Tuesday 23 January. The 46-year-old singer was found dead in the Hilton hotel on Park Lane in London on Monday morning. An inquest into her death will take place

  • A fossilised starfish found in the Connemara mountains is an incredible 435 million years old

    19 January 2018 15:29

    It’s been named after the Irish geologist who found it. A FOSSILISED STARFISH found in Connemara, Co Galway has been dated at 435 million years old. The fossil was discovered by Irish geologist Dr. Eamonn Doyle in the Maam Valley and is to go on display in the Royal Irish Academy. Details of research into the find have been published in The Irish Journal

  • Three arrested in garda operation targeting burglary gangs

    19 January 2018 08:48

    The burglars set off an alarm in Sligo before fleeing. GARDAÍ HAVE ARRESTED three men in an operation targeting organised burglary gangs. The men were arrested near Kinnegad, Westmeath, yesterday evening following a number of burglaries earlier in the day in Sligo. At around 2pm, gardaí disturbed a number of intruders at a house in the Collooney area of Sligo

  • 'It was like hell': Passengers terrified as 'shaking' Malaysia Airlines flight forced turn back

    19 January 2018 08:28

    A MALAYSIA AIRLINES flight was forced to divert to the Australian outback town of Alice Springs yesterday for “technical reasons” in a scare one passenger described as “hell”. Flight MH122, carrying 224 passengers, was heading from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur when Australian reports said one its engines shut down. The plane landed safely in the desert town of Alice

  • From The Riordans to Hollywood: Gabriel Byrne to receive IFTA Lifetime Achievement Award

    19 January 2018 08:00

    Byrne’s long career has seen him become one of Ireland’s most-loved actors. ONE OF IRELAND’S most recognisable film actors will be given a Lifetime Achievement Award at next month’s IFTA Awards. Gabriel Byrne will be presented with the honour by President Michael D Higgins, himself a former recipient of the award, at the ceremony on 15 February

  • Former Gate director Michael Colgan to sue Village magazine

    19 January 2018 06:05

    The magazine carried an editorial which was sharply critical of Colgan in mid-November. THE FORMER DIRECTOR of Dublin’s Gate Theatre Michael Colgan is taking legal action against Village Magazine. Colgan came in for sustained media criticism in November last after the publication of a series of news reports concerning his alleged behaviour while director

  • ‘Sanctuary’ UCC to give refugees full scholarships

    19 January 2018 00:00 1

    University College Cork has received ‘University of Sanctuary’ status and will provide seven asylum seekers and refugees with full scholarships from next September. Places of Sanctuary Ireland, a network of groups across the country that aims to raise awareness of asylum issues and aid refugees’ integration into Irish society by way of cultural engagement

  • Car scrappage case sent to arbitration

    19 January 2018 00:00 1

    A man, who claims he was misled about his right to avail of Nissan’s ‘Massive €4,000 Scrappage Offer,’ has been told by a judge he must pursue any perceived grievance through arbitration, rather than the courts. William Maughan, of Mount Dutton Close, Oldcastle, Co Meath, told the Circuit Civil Court, yesterday, that he had attended Cavan Motors Ltd, a Nissan