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Wednesday 29 March 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# health board

All time
# H1N1
Second death on island of Ireland from swine flu in a week
This follows the death of a child in Dublin last week.
# failings
HSE confirm that people were left in a foster home after allegations of sexual abuse
More than 40 people passed through the foster home between from the early 1980s up to 2009.
# Love and Marriage
Wedding rings found in Wicklow car park 12 years ago returned to owner
One ring to rule them all.
# booze
Alcohol awareness week set for Ireland next year
The UK has a week dedicated to highlighting issues and service surrounding alcohol use and abuse – now a non-profit group here wants their campaign to go nationwide.
# Consultancy
HSE paid almost €230k to consultancy firms linked to former Health Board execs
Payments followed severance packages to those executives of almost half a million apiece.
# Severance Pay
Ten departing health board execs given €4m in severance
The ten individuals were given an average payout of €405,000 each when they left as the Health Board became the HSE in 2005, according to the Medical Independent.