Mary Griffin

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Minister for Health Simon Harris: The external review is in response to allegations made by a whistleblower about governance and administrative issues at the board. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

Minister for Health Simon Harris has ordered an external investigation into allegations about the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI), just (...)

Former minister for finance Michael Noonan and his sister Mary Noonan. File photograph: Liam Burke/Press 22

Former minister for finance Michael Noonan’s sister Mary was of the three women in their 70s killed in Thursday’s car crash in west Limerick. Mary N(...)

‘It is right that we have high standards here’

Come home, nurses. We need you. That was the clear message of a two-year HSE recruitment campaign aimed at bringing back Irish nurses who had emigrate(...)

A report into the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland, to be published today,  maintains that existing arrangements for dealing with fitness-to-practise complaints against nurses are “unfit for purpose”. File photograph: Getty Images

The regulatory body for nurses and midwives in Ireland is “dysfunctional” and is failing to carry out many of its official responsibilities, a report (...)

Assistant chief fire officer at Limerick City & County Fire Service, Seamus Barrett, who issued the general barbecue safety warning, said people should “never use accelerants ” to start or reignite a barbecue.

A senior fire officer has warned people they face an “invisible threat” when dealing with barbecues, especially in Summer months.The warning was issue(...)

Three sisters were burned, two badly, at a family barbecue in Ardagh, Co Limerick, when a gust of wind caught the flames. File photograph: Getty Images

A mother is in a critical condition in hospital after being engulfed in flames at a family barbecue. Joanne McMahon (46), from Castlemahon, Co Limeric(...)