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The maternity hospital admitted that mistakes were made and the hospital’s master, Prof Michael O’Connell, apologised over the decision to administer leftover vaccines to 16 family members of staff late on a Friday evening after staff were vaccinated in early January 2021. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

The Medical Council took no regulatory action over the decision of the Coombe hospital in Dublin to give Covid-19 vaccines to family members of staff (...)

 A liquidation of Mallinckrodt would result in a significant deficiency in the region of $5.2 billion (€4.6 billion), an independent expert’s report said

Creditors of Mallinckrodt, the Dublin-based but US-run drugmaker, would face a $5.24 billion (€4.6 billion) financial shortfall if the Irish High Cou(...)

Coombe hospital: controversial vaccination of relatives of staff

The fallout from the Coombe’s controversial vaccination of relatives of staff has continued with a flurry of acrimonious letters involving the chair o(...)

The  master of the Coombe hospital has been asked to resign over the decision to vaccinate family members of staff ahead of priority groups in January.   Photograph: Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin

A medical professor at Trinity College Dublin has called on the master of the Coombe hospital to resign in the wake of the controversy over family mem(...)

The Coombe board described the vaccination of family members, including the two in the family home of a consultant, as ‘mistakes’. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

The Medical Council plans to review the independent report into vaccinations of family members at the Coombe hospital in detail and consider its findi(...)

The Coombe: a former master of the hospital, Prof Chris Fitzpatrick, has called on Prof O’Connell to resign ‘in the interest of the hospital and in the public interest’. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/ Collins

The master of the Coombe in Dublin is facing pressure to resign after a review found that he allowed a consultant take leftover Covid-19 vaccines home(...)

The DAA is seeking injunctions against Tracey and Martin McAleer requiring them to vacate lands at  Forrest Road, Swords.

Airport operator DAA has launched fresh injunction proceedings in a dispute over occupation of lands required for the airport’s new north runway. In o(...)

There are 15 groups in the queue for vaccinations, with State health vaccinators about to move to the third priority group – people aged 70 and older – from the start of next week. Photograph: Getty Images

Almost 800 people outside the top two priority groups of nursing home residents and staff and frontline healthcare workers currently being inoculated (...)

The HSE says some 45,000 second-dose vaccines were administered to frontline healthcare workers last week. Photograph:  Kiran Ridley/Getty Images

Family members of the master of the Coombe hospital in Dublin and other staff who controversially received first doses of the Covid-19 vaccine, have b(...)

  Mr Justice Meenan made directions for the exchange of documents between the sides for the October 21st hearing.

An action by a Leaving Cert student at Dublin’s Belvedere College has been chosen as the “lead” challenge over the standardisation of 2020 Leaving Cer(...)

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