Minister for Finance Michael Noonan: “Many people throughout the Mid-West  have received wonderful patient-focused attention and care from staff in the hospice at Milford.” Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A new €7.7 palliative care unit, part funded by JP McManus, is to be built in Co Limerick. Minister for Finance Michael Noonan said on Monday that Mil(...)

Leona Lambe born last Friday in Mount Carmel Hospital. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

The last child born in Dublin’s Mount Carmel hospital has been introduced to the public. Leona Lambe was born to Martina Ryan and Thomas Lambe in the (...)

IMO representitives Eileen Finn,  Marian Hendrick, Patricia Kelly Maloney and Eleanor Byrne photographed at Mount Carmel hospital earlier this week. Most staff will finish their last shift today. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Most of the 300 staff at Dublin’s Mount Carmel hospital are completing their last shift today, with all elective work scheduled to finish at 3 pm. Wor(...)

Mount Carmel Hospital, Churchtown, Dublin: Developer Gerry Conlan paid €50 million for the hospital in july 2006. Loans associated with Mount Carmel were put into  the National Asset Management Agency in 2010.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

1949 The Little Company of Mary Sisters opens Mount Carmel Hospital in Rathfarnham, south Dublin.1960 Investment adds new services and upgrades mater(...)

The National Asset Management Agency is considering bids for Mount Carmel Hospital from at least two shortlisted parties and  is expected to announce a buyer within weeks. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The only private maternity hospital in the State has announced two senior appointments in advance of its expected sale in the coming weeks.Mount Carme(...)