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Adult patients are being placed in paediatric wards in Tallaght Hospital due to the level of overcrowding, a consultant doctor has said. Emergency me(...)

Patients on trolleys “have very poor or no dignity, privacy, confidentiality, suffer constant light and regular noise resulting in sleep deprivation which amounts to sensory torture, and are offered poor standards of infection control”. Photograph: Getty Images

It is only a matter of time before another patient dies on a trolley in Tallaght Hospital due to overcrowding in its emergency department, a leading d(...)

Seamus Finn: he was just 24 when he became the youngest editor in the country. Photograph: The Sligo Champion

Seamus Finn, the former editor of the Sligo Champion who has died aged 70, was as a cub reporter banned by Sligo Rovers from their home turf, the Show(...)

Author John Jefferies with the Rolls Royce “Moon Car” on Cobh Pier at the launch of “Death on the Pier”. Mr Jefferies is a descendant of one of the episode’s key participants, IRA man Daniel “Sandow” O’Donovan

It was described by the then president of Dáil Éireann, William T Cosgrave, as “a dastardly outrage” without parallel “in its deliberation and its sav(...)

The trial ‘comfort pack’ sees eye masks, ear plugs, a toothbrush and paste, water wipes and socks being given to patients waiting in the emergency department of St Vincent’s hospital

An initiative by doctors at St Vincent’s hospital to provide patients waiting on trolleys with a “comfort pack” including eye masks and ear plugs has (...)

The worst-affected hospital highlighted in the latest HSE overcrowding figures is Tallaght Hospital. File Photograph: Getty Images

Almost 50 patients have been waiting on trolleys for over 24 hours nationally as the hospital overcrowding crisis continues. The worst-affected hospi(...)

Tallaght Hospital. Photograph: David Sleator

Two elderly patients have spent almost two days on trolleys at Tallaght Hospital while other patients are quarantined behind curtains, according to a(...)

CRE bacteria does not  usually pose a risk for healthy people but can be problematic for people with compromised immune systems. Photograph: Getty Images

The State’s health watchdog has sought assurances from Tallaght Hospital over its management of an outbreak of a potentially lethal superbug. The Hea(...)

The outbreak of Carbapenem Resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) at Tallaght Hospital has forced the closure of at least two wards and has resulted in a number of patients testing positive for the bug. Photograph: The  Irish Times

Tallaght Hospital has imposed visitor restrictions in response to an outbreak of a potentially lethal superbug. The hospital has banned visits by chi(...)

Tallaght hospital expressed regret after a 102-year-old woman waited for  26-hours on a hospital trolley in its emergency department.

Tallaght hospital has apologised for leaving a 101-year-old patient over 26 hours on a trolley and says it will put in place measure to minimise the r(...)