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Last month
May 2024
Plans announced for 3,000 hospital beds amid warning Ireland is 'miles away' from meeting ICU demand
This year
Young girl injured in Parnell Square attack out of ICU after second admission
Last year
Girl critically injured in Parnell Square attack is 'more alert' and 'smiled' since leaving ICU
The percentage of deceased patients becoming organ donors has fallen
Industrial action by ICU nurses in University Hospital Limerick suspended
Limerick Hospital ICU nurses call for two beds to close until more staff are recruited
All time
Coronavirus: 11,380 new cases, with 803 people in hospital and 51 in ICU
Covid-19: 10,600 cases, 836 people in hospital and 78 in ICU
The Explainer: Healthcare staff on what it's like working during the Omicron wave
Phased reopening on the cards from February - but only if ICU numbers remain stable
Hospitals to require visitors to show proof of Covid vaccination or immunity from Monday
ICU nurses: 'No more clapping by the public or lighting candles. At this stage, it's an insult'
Irish Kidney Association calls for clarity after transplant postponed over ICU capacity issues
'It's not really true' that increasing ICU beds will make Covid situation better, HSE CEO says
20 pregnant and postpartum women admitted to ICU with Covid since June, obstetrician says
Increase of 12 Covid-19 patients in ICU departments in the last 24 hours
400 Covid-19 patients in hospital for first time since March
INMO calls for services at St Vincent's ICU to be 'curtailed until unit is adequately staffed'
Staff shortages force ICU nurses at St Vincent's Hospital to watch patients with baby monitor
Warning of further surgery cancellations in Northern Ireland as Covid ICU pressures mount
'We don’t know how bad it’s going to get': Additional ICU surge capacity being built up, says Donnelly
Coronavirus: 242 new cases confirmed in Ireland
Just 59 Covid-19 patients in hospital, the lowest figure in nine months
Coronavirus: 398 new cases confirmed in Ireland
Coronavirus: 465 new cases confirmed in Ireland
There are 151 people in hospital with Covid-19, with 44 in ICU
Ireland hits new daily vaccine high while number of people in hospital with Covid-19 inches up
Number of people with Covid-19 receiving intensive care falls to 66
'These are not prisons': Taoiseach says mandatory hotel quarantine is key but can't be used for all countries
Number of people with Covid-19 in hospitals drops below 600
Drop in overall number of Covid-19 patients in hospitals, but slight increase in people in ICU
Number of people with Covid-19 in hospital continues to decrease
Over 500 Covid-19 patients receiving critical care in Irish hospitals
650 Covid-19 patients are receiving critical care, including 214 in ICU
'Is the care of the same standard? No': Hospitals under pressure as ICU capacity approaches surge limit
'A real concern': A third of patients with Covid-19 in hospital contracted the virus while on wards, says Tánaiste
There are 1,923 people with Covid-19 in hospital, with 195 of those in ICU
1,792 Covid-19 patients in hospital as figure continues to surpass double previous peak
Private hospitals to treat urgent non-Covid patients, as HSE braces for further rise in hospitalisations
'Exhausted' ICU nurses at St Vincent's say safety concerns they raised months ago have not been addressed