Mary Griffin

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‘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(...)