The Coombe

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Mulligan’s of Poolbeg Street: an old Dublin establishment with plenty of charm. Photograph Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

In my more than 25 years of writing Lonely Planet’s guide to Dublin, the one constant is that Dubliners have little more than a vague familiarity with(...)

Dr Michael Dorman:  was on first-name terms with many of his patients and he became the family doctor of several generations

When he was 94, Dr Michael Dorman asked his daughter Mary to help him with a follow-up call on one of the most memorable incidents of his working life(...)

The Coombe board described the vaccination of family members, including the two in the family home of a consultant, as ‘mistakes’. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

The Medical Council plans to review the independent report into vaccinations of family members at the Coombe hospital in detail and consider its findi(...)

The vaccination of teachers from a private school, done by a private hospital, detracts from the commonality of purpose that is at the heart of any successful pandemic response.  Photograph: Getty Images

Every week the Department of Health asks 2,000 people a series of questions about their confidence in vaccines. They ask them how worried they are abo(...)

The HSE says some 45,000 second-dose vaccines were administered to frontline healthcare workers last week. Photograph:  Kiran Ridley/Getty Images

Family members of the master of the Coombe hospital in Dublin and other staff who controversially received first doses of the Covid-19 vaccine, have b(...)

The Coombe said it was able to produce more than 120 additional vaccines, beyond what was anticipated, Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The board of directors of the Coombe Hospital is to discuss the distribution of the Covid-19 vaccine to 16 family members of staff a meeting later on (...)

The Coombe said it was unable to find more frontline healthcare workers  after it produced a higher-than-expected number of Pfizer-BioNTech  doses from its supply when it was rolling out vaccines to staff. Photograph: EPA/Lukasz Gagulski

The Coombe maternity hospital in Dublin said it gave vaccines to 16 family members of employees so that doses left over after a day of vaccinating its(...)

The Coombe said it followed Government guidelines on the day and focused on the two current priority groups. Photograph: Alan Betson

The master of the Coombe maternity hospital in Dublin has apologised after it emerged the hospital gave Covid-19 vaccines to 16 family members of sta(...)

Rotunda Hospital: Just last month the HSE reversed its prohibition on partners of pregnant women attending maternity hospitals for 20-week scans and surgical interventions. File photograph: iStock

Partners of pregnant women will no longer be able to attend routine 20-week anatomy scans from Tuesday, January 5th, at one of Dublin’s main maternit(...)

Charlie Crean.

We all like to think that our children are unique but Nuala and Mick Crean were actually told by doctors that there was no one in the world like their(...)

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