Mary Fogarty

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The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) said more than 12 patients were cared for on chairs in University Hospital Limerick.

Eighty patients deemed to required admission are waiting for a bed at University Hospital Limerick on Wednesday, nurses have said. The Irish Nurses a(...)

The previous record for the highest number of people waiting on trolleys in a single day was 82, also recorded in Limerick last month.

Some elective and routine inpatient procedures have been postponed at Crumlin, Temple Street and Tallaght Hospitals to deal with an increase in the nu(...)

Over a thousand patients have been forced to wait on trolleys in University Hospital Limerick this month, according to the INMO. This is already the worst September on record for the hospital.

The Health Service Executive spent almost €94 million on agency staff in the first seven months of the year, new figures show, despite repeated promis(...)

Speaking about the INMO figures, Sinn Féin TD for Limerick Maurice Quinliven said:  “These are not just statistics, these are human beings.”

More robust action from management is called for to tackle a constant overcrowding problem at the University Hospital Limerick, according to the Irish(...)

The judge called the assaults ‘disgusting, disgraceful, vile, revolting, shocking, horrific and degrading’.

A Co Wicklow man has been jailed for two and a half years for sexually assaulting a young woman. The matter only came to light a day after the incid(...)

Best Shops winner (gift/design/interiors) in Powerscourt Townhouse Centre. Photograph; Dara Mac Donaill

The Burren Perfumery, Co Clare  What a year it’s been for The Burren Perfumery, situated in Carron, Co Clare. Since winning the Best (...)

Co Clare woman’s ordeal at University Hospital Limerick follow’s a similar case at Tallaght hospital. File photograph: Frank Miller

A 101-year old woman has had to endure a 25-hour wait on a trolley at the emergency department of University Hospital Limerick (UHL), in the second s(...)

Nurses on a picket line at Beaumont Hospital in Dublin  earlier this month. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Nurses in University Hospital Limerick and other Midwest region hospitals have voted in favour of industrial action in response to the issue of severe(...)

Spokeperson for the INMO Mary Fogarty has said that nurses at the A&E department of University Hospital Limerick are “firefighting”. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

Warnings over unsafe conditions at the Emergency Department of University Hospital Limerick have been repeated, as the latest Irish Nurses and Midwive(...)