Ciara Martin

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Tallaght University Hospital where anaesthetists say management of babies and children requires a fully staffed paediatric ICU to deliver safe care. Photograph: The Irish Times

Doctors at Tallaght University Hospital have questioned the safety of its newly reopened paediatric unit to treat seriously ill children. Anaesthetis(...)

Training amongst medical staff in identifying signs of child abuse ‘has been stepped up in the past month’

Irish doctors are concerned that children in families under increased stress due to Covid-19 are at risk of abuse, a consultant in paediatric emergenc(...)

Children’s Hospital Ireland said the emergency departments of Crumlin and Temple Street remain open, as does the urgent care centre in Connolly, between the hours of 10am and 5pm, Monday to Friday. Photograph: The Irish Times

Children’s Health Ireland (CHI) has announced that it is moving acute paediatric services out of its unit at Tallaght hospital due to “anticipated unp(...)

The incident happened on Mountjoy Street  in Dublin’s north inner city. Photograph: Google Maps

A car thief who struck an elderly woman with a stolen car while she was confronting him has been jailed for three years. Liam Sheridan (40) pleaded g(...)

 There were 29 flu cases reported last week, and 70 to date this  winter, with 15-64 year-olds most affected.   File photograph: David Cheskin/PA Wire

This winter’s flu season has already begun, the HSE believes, with almost 30 cases reported in the past week alone. Separately, a spike in RSV (or re(...)

Dr Ciara Martin and  Eilísh Hardiman of Children’s Health Ireland and radiographer Dineo Hunters at the children’s urgent care centre at Connolly Hospital. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The chief executive of Children’s Health Ireland (CHI) has called on the Government to address pay inequality for doctors, saying the issue of people (...)

Minister for Health James Reilly is expected to seek Cabinet approval shortly for two urgent care centres in Dublin that will deal with less serious cases and ensure the new hospital is not overburdened with minor cases. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The new national children’s hospital in Dublin risks becoming a “magnet” for less serious cases unless the same standards of care are available in the(...)