Joanne Flanagan: “We take hand hygiene very seriously. We swab hands constantly.”  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Joanne Flanagan is the infection prevention and control nurse specialist at the Blackrock Clinic in Dublin

File photograph of IT Sligo. A 23-year-old student  whose body was discovered in his  apartment on Monday has been named as Jamie Shaw, a first-year performing arts student at the institute.

Jamie Shaw (23), was a first-year performing arts student at IT Sligo from Belfast

TUI deputy general secretary Annette Dolan said given the level of anger among academic staff at St Angela’s College (above), she was not surprised 95 per cent voted in favour of industrial action.  File photograph: Pat Langan/The Irish Times

TUI says issues at Sligo college include plan to demote many from ‘lecturer’ to ‘university teacher’

The finds (pictured) follow the discovery last year of part of a 20ft rudder from one of the vessels on the beach. Photograph: Ciaran McHugh Photography

Low tides at Streedagh this weekend may expose more wreckage

Eddie Walsh and his wife Constance Cassidy are owners of Constance Markievic’s ancestral home Lissadell House. Photograph: Brian Farrell

Women involved in 1916 Rising ‘were almost written out of the historical record’

Jan O Sullivan: Local Fianna Fáil senator Marc MacSharry appealed to the Minister for Education to intervene. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Jan O’Sullivan asked to get involved in row over merger of St Angela’s College Sligo and NUI Galway

St Angela’s College, Sligo. Photograph: Pat Langan

Concern expressed over lack of consultation with union representatives

Minister for Local Government Alan Kelly: his department has already signalled its unhappiness with a recently submitted 10 year financial plan from Sligo County Council. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Council deputation facing uphill battle to convince the Minister to sanction funding

Seán Rowlette said  that he told his children where he was going, they sat down and wrote a letter to Minister Leo Varadkar.

Seán Rowlette and Michael Kivlehan had meeting with Minister about safety of maternity services

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