#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 7°C Wednesday 28 October 2020

#Mid Western Regional Hospital

# mid-western-regional-hospital - Monday 21 July, 2014

Woman dies after falling into the water in Lough Derg

The woman and a male companion were returning to their boat at the marina near Dromineer.

# mid-western-regional-hospital - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Woman cyclist dies after crash with articulated truck in Limerick

The woman in her 30s was pronounced dead at the scene.

# mid-western-regional-hospital - Monday 13 January, 2014

Man in 60s killed in Ennis road crash

The man was pronounced dead at the scene last night.

# mid-western-regional-hospital - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

HSE West ordered to pay €70,000 to woman it discriminated against

The Employment Equality Tribunal ordered the HSE to pay almost the maximum in compensation to a woman it failed to suitably accommodate.

# mid-western-regional-hospital - Wednesday 27 February, 2013

Two Limerick hospitals account for 60pc of outpatients waiting over four years

In total, 9,784 outpatients throughout the country have been waiting over four years to see a consultant.

# mid-western-regional-hospital - Thursday 7 February, 2013

18-year-old dies after Tipperary crash

The 18-year-old died two days after the car he was driving hit a ditch.

# mid-western-regional-hospital - Thursday 31 January, 2013

Motorcyclist in his 20s killed in Tipperary crash

The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene after the crash involving a car and a motorbike this afternoon.

# mid-western-regional-hospital - Friday 4 January, 2013

Man in his 70s dies in Limerick road accident

The man was killed when a car collided with a 4×4 on the N7 just outside Limerick city.

# mid-western-regional-hospital - Friday 21 December, 2012

Seven people hospitalised after chemical incident in Co Clare

A chemical reaction involving bleach caused a ‘gas emission’ which left seven people in hospital.

# mid-western-regional-hospital - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Man dies on Clare farm after falling from a roof

The 54-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene on the farm in Cooraclare.

# mid-western-regional-hospital - Saturday 13 October, 2012

Misdiagnosed cancer patient Olive Fahey: ‘Don’t be afraid to insist on going elsewhere’

The Tipperary woman whose breast cancer was misdiagnosed three times says: If you’re not happy with treatment, go elsewhere.

# mid-western-regional-hospital - Sunday 16 September, 2012

Garda in hospital after off-duty attack in Limerick

Gardaí say the attack was unprovoked and has no links with the victim’s occupation.

# mid-western-regional-hospital - Saturday 8 September, 2012

Man arrested over ramming of garda car in Limerick

Two female gardaí were injured after their car was rammed in Castletroy yesterday.

# mid-western-regional-hospital - Thursday 29 March, 2012

Hospital warns of overcrowding crisis - and asks public to stay away

The Mid Western Regional Hospital has said patients should only come to its emergency department in cases of “urgent need”.

# mid-western-regional-hospital - Friday 24 February, 2012

Michael Noonan's wife Florence dies aged 68

Condolences have been expressed by the Taoiseach on the passing of the Finance Minister’s wife.

# mid-western-regional-hospital - Thursday 20 October, 2011

Please don't send patients here, hospital department tells GPs

The dermatology department at a Limerick hospital has urged local GPs to refer patients elsewhere “in the interest of safety”.

# mid-western-regional-hospital - Wednesday 19 October, 2011

Government to outsource senior management positions at two hospitals

James Reilly says he had tried to fill vacancies at hospitals in Galway and Limerick internally, before considering external candidates.

# mid-western-regional-hospital - Tuesday 4 October, 2011

Nurses hold third strike at Limerick emergency department

Nurses are calling on the HSE and Dept of Health to address “gross overcrowding” at the hospital, where 17 admitted patients were waiting on trolleys for a bed yesterday.

# mid-western-regional-hospital - Friday 30 September, 2011

Winter vomiting bug outbreaks in two hospitals

Visiting restrictions have been put in place at both Mayo General Hospital and Limerick’s Mid-Western Regional Hospital.

# mid-western-regional-hospital - Thursday 29 September, 2011

Nurses at Limerick hospital continue protest with third strike on Tuesday

Meanwhile, Health Minister Dr James Reilly says the work stoppages are “unsafe, unsound and unwarranted”.

# mid-western-regional-hospital - Wednesday 28 September, 2011

Nurses set for work stoppage at Limerick's Mid-Western hospital

The four-hour stoppage demonstrating against hospital overcrowding starts at 8.30am today.

# mid-western-regional-hospital - Friday 23 September, 2011

Nurses ramp up protest with second strike over 'safety risks'

Staff members in Limerick say there is serious overcrowding, and €13million in funding is missing from the hospital budget.

# mid-western-regional-hospital - Thursday 15 September, 2011

Nurses in four-hour strike over 'safety risks' at hospital

Overcrowding has led to “appalling conditions” in a Limerick emergency department, a nurses’ union said.

# mid-western-regional-hospital - Tuesday 30 August, 2011

Escaped prisoner not located by authorities

The man absconded from custody while being treated at the Mid-Western Regional Hospital in Limerick yesterday.

# mid-western-regional-hospital - Sunday 17 April, 2011

Two men stabbed in Limerick incident

The two men in their 20s are in a non-critical condition following the stabbings in O’Malley Park in the Southhill area of the city earlier this morning.

# mid-western-regional-hospital - Wednesday 16 March, 2011

Visiting restrictions remain in place at Limerick hospital

There are visiting restrictions at Limerick’s Mid Western Regional Hospital following the outbreak of a antibiotic-resistant bacterium.