‘Brandon’ was moved from the HSE-run Ard Gréine Court complex in in Stranorlar, to Brentwood Manor in Convoy, in May 2016

The HSE and a private nursing home in Co Donegal did not produce a safeguarding plan for almost 50 vulnerable residents until 18 months after “Brandon(...)

BGF Ireland head Leo Casey with Tigers Childcare founder and chief executive Karen Clince while  Ben Reynolds and Daniella Flynn play away. Photograph: Fennells

British venture capital group Business Growth Fund (BGF) has put €10.5 million into fast-growing Irish childcare group Tigers Childcare in one of its (...)

Anne Gallagher, owner of the Hillcrest House Nursing Home in Letterkenny, Co Donegal, for almost two decades, is grateful to have gotten through 15 mo(...)

A spokeswoman for Paris-listed Orpea declined to give specifics on the deal. Photograph: iStock

French care homes company Orpea Group has agreed to buy the FirstCare collection of nursing homes from businessman Mervyn Smith in a deal understood t(...)

Only one staff member was assigned to cleaning duties at the home during the outbreak at St Augustine’s Community Nursing Unit in Ballina. Photograph: Google Street View

A publicly-run nursing home in Co Mayo failed to manage a Covid-19 outbreak and risked spreading the disease to virus-free areas, a report by the Stat(...)

Vasorum chief executive Dr Jim Coleman and BGF investor Mark Sykes.Photo: Chris Bellew /Fennell Photography

Dublin-based medical devices company Vasorum has secured a €6 million equity investment from State-backed venture capital firm BGF. The deal, BGF’s s(...)

Kilminchy Lodge Nursing Home in Portlaoise has confirmed that three residents infected by Covid-19 have died. Photograph: PA

A nursing home in Co Laois battling a coronavirus outbreak has said three residents infected by the disease have died and a fourth has been hospitalis(...)

Kilminchy Lodge Nursing Home in Co Laois. Photograph: Google Street View

A Co Laois nursing home has confirmed it is dealing with 31 coronavirus cases in one of the biggest outbreaks of the disease in a care facility since (...)

Under Level 3 restrictions, visits to nursing and care homes are suspended, aside from critical and compassionate reasons. Photograph: iStock

At least 45 further coronavirus cases were confirmed in nursing home residents in seven new outbreaks reported in the past week, the National Public H(...)

From left: Mark Sykes of BGF; Derek Mooney, founder of Action24; Aaron Mooney, chief executive of Action24; and Pat Maloney, a co-founder of Action24. Photograph: Chris Bellew/Fennell Photography

State-backed venture capital firm BGF has invested €3.6 million to acquire a “significant minority stake” in Dublin-based security business Action24. (...)

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