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# coombe - Thursday 7 February, 2019

Nurses on strike: 'You can't go home after your shift and feel you've done a good job'

We spoke to nurses on the picket line at the Coombe maternity hospital.

# coombe - Tuesday 21 August, 2018

Drugs, cash, and fake passports seized in Dublin raid

Two men were arrested in connection with the investigation.

# coombe - Monday 26 December, 2016

Busy Coombe Hospital welcomes seven babies to the world on Christmas Day

Little Sean Kelly-Murray was the first to arrive.

# coombe - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

Inspection finds operating department at Coombe maternity hospital not fit for purpose

The operating theatres, staff facilities and the storage of sterile supplies were all criticised.

# coombe - Thursday 8 September, 2016

Watch: Former residents look on as council flats torn down

The flats were the last to be torn down in the first phase of the regeneration of St Teresa’s Gardens near The Coombe Hospital.

# coombe - Saturday 12 March, 2016

'It's a disgrace some women can't get the support they need'

About 8,000 women in Ireland develop gestational diabetes every year.

# coombe - Friday 27 March, 2015

Coombe to oversee maternity services at Portlaoise Hospital following deaths

The new agreement is the first of its kind in Ireland.

# coombe - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

"I am a symphysiotomy survivor. I am glad it's all over"

A symphysiotomy case settled in the High Court for undisclosed fee

# coombe - Friday 30 January, 2015

'If mammy coughed or sneezed or took a fit of laughing she would wet herself'

The case currently being heard in the High Court is the first of its kind against a hospital.

# coombe - Thursday 25 December, 2014

'A busy day for babies': Christmas newborns welcomed at Ireland's maternity hospitals

Azam Siddiqui was the first baby born on 25 December in Dublin.

# coombe - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

Leo: Some hospitals do a great job with food... some Dublin ones, not so much

The Health Minister plans to meet with Michelin-starred chef Oliver Dunne over the issue.

# coombe - Thursday 19 June, 2014

Study finds 2 out of 3 mothers gain about 10lb by second pregnancy

One in 20 first-time mothers had become obese by the time they became pregnant again.

# coombe - Sunday 15 December, 2013

'Secret Millionaire' community centre in Dublin's inner city closes down

The St Nicholas of Myra centre in The Liberties in Dublin’s inner city had become a hub for people in the area – but now it faces the same fate as so many community centres.

# coombe - Tuesday 6 November, 2012

Cabinet to make decision on location of National Children's Hospital

The government is expected to announce its choice of a site for the long-awaited National Children’s Hospital later today.

# coombe - Monday 28 May, 2012

More details emerge on Coombe National Children's Hospital proposal

More details have been revealed about the proposed site for the National Children’s Hospital at the Coombe, which would be tri-located on a 20.5 acre site.

# coombe - Thursday 17 May, 2012

Investigation launched into Coombe maternal death

There were five maternal deaths at the Coombe between 2000 – 2011, with none as a result of obstetric causes.

# coombe - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

National Children's Hospital review group to report within 56 days

The group’s terms of reference were agreed at Cabinet this morning as the Health Minister underlined the importance that the project get underway as soon as possible.

# coombe - Tuesday 22 November, 2011

Man missing from Coombe area in Dublin

Keith Dempsey, 37, was last seen in the Coombe area on Wednesday 16 November by a family member.