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# norovirus - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

Outbreak of vomiting and diarrhoea among security staff at the Winter Olympics

The military has stepped in as 41 hospitalised with norovirus.

# norovirus - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

There are currently 612 people waiting for beds in Irish hospitals

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) says it sets a new record.

# norovirus - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

First E. coli and now norovirus, Chipotle is facing a major food safety probe

The US chain selling Mexican-style food is losing customers fast.

# norovirus - Sunday 20 December, 2015

Public told to avoid Tallaght Hospital unless absolutely necessary

Emergency services continue to operate as normal as the hospital deals with a norovirus outbreak.

# norovirus - Saturday 29 August, 2015

# norovirus - Monday 9 March, 2015

Visitors warned of 'highly contagious' bug at Dublin hospital

The bug is highly contagious and the hospital is working to stop it spreading.

# norovirus - Thursday 4 December, 2014

Stay away: Winter vomiting bug outbreak at Kerry General

It’s that time of year again…

# norovirus - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Holiday from hell as 600 aboard Caribbean cruise ship contract norovirus

Hundreds of passengers and crew members fell ill with vomiting and diarrhea according to the the US Centers for Disease Control.

# norovirus - Monday 13 January, 2014

Letterkenny Hospital psychiatry ward closed to visitors and admissions after vomiting bug outbreak

The hospital has advised people looking to access mental health services to contact their GP.

# norovirus - Friday 15 November, 2013

Beaumont Hospital extends visiting ban over weekend

The hospital has asked all visitors to stay away as incidences of the winter vomiting bug increase in the community.

# norovirus - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

Beaumont Hospital asks all visitors to 'stay away'

Last Friday the hospital introduced visiting restrictions but has now stepped this up.

# norovirus - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

Visitors warned to stay away from Mayo General Hospital

There has been a rise in the number of people with the virus in the community over the past number of weeks.

# norovirus - Saturday 4 May, 2013

Visitors warned to stay away from Beaumont Hospital

The hospital is trying to contain an outbreak of the winter vomiting bug and has asked the public to avoid visiting unless absolutely essential.

# norovirus - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

Restrictions at Beaumont after new outbreak of winter vomiting bug

Children will not be permitted as visitors, while only one essential visitor will be allowed in for two hours each evening.

# norovirus - Saturday 9 March, 2013

'World's best restaurant' vows to reimburse 63 poisoned diners

The restaurant in Denmark said the poisoning was caused by the highly contagious stomach bug that was brought in by a staff member.

# norovirus - Friday 4 January, 2013

HSE urges public to 'look after health' given hospital crowding

The combination of holiday ailments and the winter vomiting bug mean hospitals are busier than they might usually be.

Visitor restrictions remain in hospitals due to vomiting bug

Restrictions are still place in Limerick and Cavan though the number of reported cases have significantly declined.

# norovirus - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

Visitor restrictions at St Finbarr's Hospital in Cork due to vomiting bug

Relatives of very ill patients are asked to contact the hospital in advance of visits and no children are allowed to visit until further notice.

# norovirus - Friday 26 October, 2012

Beaumont restricts visits after outbreak of winter vomiting bug

An outbreak of the winter vomiting bug means the hospital has introduced visiting restrictions, including to emergency wards.

# norovirus - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

Outbreak of Norovirus in Dublin's Beaumont Hospital

The hospital has appealed to the public to refrain from making unnecessary visits.

# norovirus - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

Visiting restrictions lifted at Sligo Hospital

Restrictions had been in place over the Bank Holiday weekend following an outbreak of the winter vomiting bug.

# norovirus - Friday 6 April, 2012

Beaumont Hospital asks public to stay away amid latest virus outbreak

The number of people at the hospital affected by the winter vomiting bug has now reached 300.

# norovirus - Wednesday 25 January, 2012

New outbreak of winter vomiting bug at Dublin hospital

Visitors have been urged to stay away from Connolly Hospital in Blanchardstown, where a number of wards are affected.

# norovirus - Friday 30 December, 2011

The Daily Fix: Friday

In tonight’s Fix: Smacking ban could be on the way; how Ireland looked from abroad in 2011; and the unfortunate power of Twitter…

HSE issues virus guidelines as vomiting bug outbreak continues

There have been 11 new cases of the bug at two Dublin hospitals in the last 24 hours.

# norovirus - Wednesday 28 December, 2011

St Vincent's joins Beaumont in urging against visits due to vomiting bug

The two Dublin hospitals are advising against all non-essential visits after an outbreak of a winter vomiting bug.

# norovirus - Tuesday 27 December, 2011

Visitors warned to stay away as vomiting bug hits Beaumont Hospital

Forty-two patients and some staff have already been hit by the winter vomiting bug – so only essential visits are allowed to the Dublin hospital.

# norovirus - 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.

# norovirus - Saturday 23 April, 2011

Nenagh hospital introduces complete visitor ban over virus fears

The Tipperary hospital introduces a temporary visitors ban after three cases of C-Difficile, and one of Norovirus, are found.