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# overcrowded - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

'Rogue landlords' should face tougher sanctions and even jail, Dáil hears

A Sinn Féin motion was passed unopposed by TDs last night.

# overcrowded - Thursday 9 March, 2017

At least 22 girls dead as fire ravages youth shelter in Guatemala

Distraught relatives are waiting outside a fence into the facility asking workers to tell them what happened to them.

# overcrowded - Friday 24 February, 2017

Tour groups must book visits to English Market or 'traders could be in jeopardy'

The English Market, a fresh food venue and meeting place, is over 200 years old.

# overcrowded - Friday 22 January, 2016

Elderly woman spends 30 hours on a chair before being moved to trolley at Beaumont

Hospitals are also reporting a surge in people presenting with flu-like symptoms.

# overcrowded - Thursday 22 October, 2015

Union wants Beaumont Hospital to go off call as 41 people are on trolleys

The INMO is calling for the department to go off call to bring the situation back under control.

# overcrowded - Sunday 4 January, 2015

HSE: Don't come to Mullingar hospital ED unless absolutely necessary

The hospital said it needs the facilities it has to deal with any emergencies that might arise later this evening.

# overcrowded - Monday 15 December, 2014

Leo says he'll get a plan to sort out 'chronic' hospital overcrowding Beaumont Crisis This post contains videos

Leo says he'll get a plan to sort out 'chronic' hospital overcrowding

Health Minister Leo Varadkar says he expects the situation in Beaumont to ease this week — but nurses want an ‘emergency’ declared.

# overcrowded - Monday 18 August, 2014

Over 90% of the beds in Irish prisons are taken

Annual reports from five prison visiting committees were published today.

# overcrowded - Friday 8 August, 2014

Number of patients admitted on trolleys up 187% in some hospitals

Five hospitals increased by between 75% to 187% in comparison to the same period last year.

# overcrowded - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

Limerick prison still 'chronically overcrowded' despite report signalling improvements

Today Minister Shatter said a new wing in the prison will be built with capacity for 100 male and 50 female prisoners.

# overcrowded - Monday 11 July, 2011

Divers work round the clock searching for over 100 missing in the Volga

Dozens of children are feared dead after a tourist boat sank in Russia. There are reports that the ship was overcrowded when it ran into a sudden storm.