The late Sharon McEneaney (pictured). The Health Service Executive has apologised unreservedly to the family of the 31-year-old’ who died at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital.

The Health Service Executive has apologised unreservedly to the family of a 31-year-old woman who died at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda aft(...)

“All local resources were engaged on emergency calls at the time of this incident,” the HSE said, “and the nearest available emergency ambulance was dispatched from Virginia once it became free.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A terminally ill pensioner who suffered a head wound in a fall at her Meath home had to lie dazed for an ambulance to arrive – 87 minutes after(...)