Beacon Hospital

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In breaking with HSE protocols and giving 20 doses of Covid-19 vaccines to a private school in Co Wicklow in March, the Beacon Hospital dealt a serious blow to public faith in the equity of the programme. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

In breaking with HSE protocols and giving 20 doses of Covid-19 vaccines to a private school in Co Wicklow in March, the Beacon Hospital dealt a seriou(...)

Beacon Hospital chief executive Michael Cullen (left) pictured in 2016 showing then minister for health Simon Harris around the hospital’s expanded endoscopy unit. Photograph: Eric Luke

On the afternoon of March 23rd staff at the vaccination centre at the private Beacon Hospital in Dublin made a decision to pierce five vials of the As(...)

The board of Beacon said on Monday it regretted that the incident happened but having considered the review it had determined it retained full confidence in its chief executive Michael Cullen.

The decision by the Beacon Hospital to provide vaccines to teachers at a school in Co Wicklow earlier this year was incorrect but was made in good fai(...)

Deirdre Conroy believed her injuries were a ‘result of the negligence of the tour operator’. File photograph: The Irish Times

Fianna Fáil’s candidate for the Dublin Bay South byelection has taken legal action over a skiing fall, claiming she was hurt when her guide did not wa(...)

John O’Dwyer, the chief executive of VHI: the investigation found that he received a Covid-19 vaccine at the Beacon Hospital due to his medical condition. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The chief executive of State-owned health insurer VHI is to resume his duties after an investigation commissioned by its board found he had received a(...)

St Gerard’s School on Thornhill Road, outside Bray, Co Wicklow. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

St Gerard’s School in Bray, Co Wicklow, which was at the centre of controversy over the vaccination of teachers, has been affected by a Covid-19 (...)

The Goat Bar and Grill in Goatstown, south Dublin. Plans by Charlie Chawke to build 299 apartments, a hotel and commercial units has met with local opposition. Photograph: Laura Hutton

“Goatstown does not need a motel in any shape or form.” This was the view of a local resident responding to the planning application for a major resid(...)

Fifty staff from two special schools in Dublin and Wicklow received vaccinations at the Beacon on the morning of March 23rd. Photograph: iStock

A group of teachers, special needs assistants (SNAs) and support staff were vaccinated last month at the Beacon Hospital after registering for the jab(...)

Cornelia Stuart is to investigate how vaccinations were administered at the Beacon and the oversights involved. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

The vaccination of special school staff out of sequence this week should not have happened but was not comparable to workers at a private school recei(...)

 People arriving   at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Santry, the State’s first hotel quarantine centre. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Ten cases of Covid-19 have been detected among arrivals into the country who are being accommodated in hotel quarantine. The figures were confirmed(...)

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