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16 February 2018 19:30 'They'd have announced a new hinge on a door': Not everyone is impressed with the €11 billion plan for health

THE PROJECT IRELAND 2040 has pledged almost €11 billion to improve Ireland’s health system. The money will all go towards capital projects aimed at increasing capacity and services in the health sector. The plan prioritises a number of major building projects, beginning with the completion of the National Children’s Hospital and National Maternity Hospital 26

15 February 2018 14:04 Temple Street asks parents to keep children away from emergency department as 14 left on trolleys

The hospital said seriously ill or injured children will still be treated as a priority. TEMPLE STREET CHILDREN’S hospital has asked parents not to bring children to its emergency department because of overcrowding. The Dublin hospital said that the department is especially busy today and urged people to use other treatment options such as their local 4

10 February 2018 07:43 Catastrophe star Rob Delaney announces the death of his two-year-old son from cancer

The well-known actor paid tribute to “smart, funny and mischievous” Henry. US ACTOR ROB Delaney has said that his two-year-old son Henry has died due to a brain tumour. In a post on Facebook, the Catastrophe star detailed how Henry had been diagnosed with a brain tumour just before his first birthday. He had undergone surgery to remove the tumour early 1

31 January 2018 00:00 Four cyclists a day attend hospital over road accidents

2,700 cyclists attended hospital with injuries received in road accidents in Ireland in 2015 and 2016. That’s nearly four a day, according to figures released by the HSE. Of this figure, 298 were treated at children’s hospitals. Some 160 cyclists were discharged from Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin, and 138 were recorded at Temple Street Children’s 10

09 January 2018 00:00 Approval given to €2m Cork cancer support centre

Supports for cancer patients in Cork look set to improve after planning permission was granted for a care centre near one of the city’s busiest hospitals. The plan is to provide counselling and other psychological services that will help improve quality of life for patients of the Mercy University Hospital. The cancer care centre is to be built by the Mercy 3

08 January 2018 00:13 Packed Cork University Hospital transfers patients

A spokesman for the hospital last night confirmed that “up to 15 non-complex” patients were being moved to various hospitals, with the majority going to beds bought in the Mater Private in Mahon, while others went to South Infirmary and Clonakilty Community Hospital. He confirmed the transfer of the patients was down to overcrowding pressures. He also intimated 2

02 January 2018 00:13 Limerick welcomes the first baby of 2018

The boy weighed 3.26kg (approximately seven pounds) and Margaret Quigley, director of midwifery at University Hospital Limerick, said both the new arrival and his mother are doing well. “I suppose he is blessed among women because it was followed by two more births of two girls, it was a steady night here in Universal Maternity Hospital,” Ms Quigley 31

01 January 2018 09:52 'We're all delighted': The first baby of the new year was born in Ireland just seconds after midnight

THE FIRST BABY of 2018 in Ireland was born at seven seconds past midnight. University Maternity Hospital, Limerick, had the pleasure of bringing the first baby of the year into world. The baby boy was born at exactly seven seconds after 12 and came in weighing 3.26kg (7lbs 3oz). “We’re all delighted here. It’s very good news,” a hospital spokesperson 7

26 December 2017 18:05 Panic on London's main shopping street amid inaccurate reports of shots fired

Police say that one woman was injured. POLICE IN LONDON say that there is nothing to indicate that any shots have been fired after panic broke out on Oxford Street. The street was busy as the the Boxing Day sales kicked off in the English capital. Witnesses described scenes of panic and a window in a House of Fraser store was broken as people fled. A statement 9

26 December 2017 06:57 Three mountain climbers killed in avalanches in Swiss Alps

Three climbers, two men and a woman, died in separate incidents. THREE MOUNTAIN CLIMBERS from Switzerland and France have been killed in avalanches in the Swiss Alps since Saturday. The latest incident, yesterday, involved a group of five climbers in the Valais region close to the Hofathorn peak at 2,844 metres. A local man was swept away by an avalanche 9