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Dublin: 14 °C Friday 9 October, 2015


# hospital - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

Man ‘risked his life’ by swallowing cannabis pellets to get money for his sick mum

The Spanish national swallowed 107 pellets. He was jailed for 18 months.

Girl (11) awarded €35k in damages after getting finger trapped in seat

The girl’s hand became trapped while she was at a play.


# hospital - Sunday 4 October, 2015

Obama promises investigation into US hospital airstrike that saw “patients burn to death in their beds”

12 Médecins Sans Frontiéres (MSF) staff members were killed in the attack.

# hospital - Thursday 24 September, 2015

Dublin Bus investigating after toddler (3) jabbed with ‘filthy’ drug needle

The little girl was rushed to hospital for tests.

# hospital - Monday 14 September, 2015

Study of Dublin suburb finds people more stressed than 14 years ago

The circumstances of 1,082 people from Tallaght were captured on a range of issues.

# hospital - Thursday 10 September, 2015

This woman has been living in a Galway hospital for three years waiting for her home to be made safe

‘I have now spent three Christmases in hospital. I try to bring Christmas to me by hanging up decorations.’

# hospital - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

29 hospitalised after taking hallucinogenic drug at homeopathy conference

Some patients were suffering from breathing problems and delusions.

# hospital - Friday 4 September, 2015

18-year-old killed in single car collision in Cavan

The incident happened just before 5.30pm yesterday evening. The road is closed and diversions are in place.

# hospital - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

Two gardaí assaulted after stopping motorcycle in Ballyfermot

Both men sustained serious facial injuries and one remains in hospital.

Man taken to hospital with chest injuries after garda raid

One man in his 40s has been arrested.

# hospital - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

Man suffers head injuries after feud-linked attack in Mullingar

His injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

# hospital - Sunday 30 August, 2015

Two charged after garda struck and seriously injured by stolen car

Two other gardaí received minor injuries in the incident, which happened in Balbriggan last night.

# hospital - Friday 28 August, 2015

Epilepsy unit at Beaumont Hospital closed because of staff shortages

Vacant positions have been filled but the unit will not reopen until 21 September.

# hospital - Thursday 27 August, 2015

‘The finest young man’: Tributes paid to teen who died in tragic farming accident

Donal English-Hayden, aged 14, was killed when a tractor and trailer being driven by a local farmer collapsed and overturned into a ditch.

# hospital - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

Prisoner attacked two officers escorting him from hospital

One officer had facial injuries while the other had an injury to his shoulder.

# hospital - Sunday 23 August, 2015

Teenage girl falls off nightclub roof

She is currently being kept at a hospital in Dubiln with non-life threatening injuries.

# hospital - Friday 21 August, 2015

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# hospital - Thursday 20 August, 2015

Teenager hospitalised after ‘vicious’ attack in child detention centre

Three staff who tried to intervene were also injured.

# hospital - Thursday 13 August, 2015

Tianjin: Explosion death toll rises to 50 as devastation is revealed Tianjin This post contains videos

Tianjin: Explosion death toll rises to 50 as devastation is revealed

The explosion unleashed a fireball that ripped through the night sky shattering glass up to three kilometres from the blast site.

Forget the drugs, listening to music during surgery can reduce your pain

Even while you’re under anaesthetic.

# hospital - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

At least 13 dead, hundreds injured as massive explosion rocks Chinese city China This post contains videos

At least 13 dead, hundreds injured as massive explosion rocks Chinese city

One hospital worker told the Beijing News that there were “too many new patients to count”.

Police find severed leg tattooed with the phrase “a good day to die”

The grisly find was made in Rome yesterday.

# hospital - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

This note made a new mother’s day after a stay in hospital

She had arrived back to car to find a parking ticket on the windscreen.

# hospital - Monday 10 August, 2015

“There’ll always be objections, there’s objections to somebody putting an extension onto their house.”

Planning permission for the new hospital to be built on the St James’s Hospital site is due to be submitted today.

Cyclist dies in hospital after crash in Galway

The man was airlifted to hospital last Thursday with head injuries.

# hospital - Friday 7 August, 2015

Stay away from Cork University Hospital, it’s “exceptionally busy”

Unless they have to attend CUH, patients are being asked to seek treatment elsewhere.

Three weeks after open heart surgery, I’ve come to terms with losing control

Sometimes someone will agree that, yes, it’s a bit crap, and there’s not much anyone can do about it for the moment. That’s often all you need to hear.

# hospital - Monday 3 August, 2015

Man killed in three car crash in Louth

A woman in her 40s in one of the other cars was also seriously injured.

# hospital - Monday 27 July, 2015

Appeal for witnesses to crash that left man in critical condition

The man was seriously injured in the single vehicle crash yesterday morning.

# hospital - Saturday 25 July, 2015

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Do you have a health insurance with Laya Healthcare? It could be going up

Ireland’s second largest health insurer Laya Healthcare is hiking up its prices for some of its policies.

# hospital - Thursday 23 July, 2015

The HSE is trying to entice Irish nurses back home with promises of money and contracts

It is seeking to attract up to 500 people and it is hoped it will encourage Irish nurses working abroad to come home.

# hospital - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

Family of girl who suffered cerebral palsy at birth: ‘Hospital apology is utterly meaningless’

The High Court approved a €1.9 million settlement today.

# hospital - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

Someone’s been stealing toys from a children’s hospital Low

Someone’s been stealing toys from a children’s hospital

Philip, a small business owner from Donegal spoke out on the Anton Savage show earlier today.

# hospital - Thursday 16 July, 2015

‘Tory was such a lovely bubbly girl’: Devastation at sudden death of teenage girl

The 17-year-old girl died in hospital yesterday morning after taking a seizure at a nightclub.

# hospital - Monday 13 July, 2015

Boy (3) airlifted to hospital from leisure centre after swimming pool incident

He is believed to be in a critical condition.

# hospital - Thursday 2 July, 2015

# hospital - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

Man arrested over shooting of Christopher Keane in Limerick

Keane remains in hospital in a critical but stable condition.

# hospital - Monday 29 June, 2015

Doctor accused of putting cancer patients’ health at risk and showing ‘lack of empathy’

Dr Saqib Ahmed worked as a registrar in oncology from July to November 2012 at University Hospital Limerick.

Gardaí appeal for witnesses to two linked stabbings in Temple Bar

The stabbings occurred within minutes of one another on a busy Saturday evening.

# hospital - Sunday 28 June, 2015

Man in critical condition after being stabbed in Temple Bar

The incident occurred just before 8pm yesterday evening.

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