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Dublin and Cork hospitals restrict visitors as they deal with high numbers of patients with flu
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Dublin and Cork hospitals restrict visitors as they deal with high numbers of patients with flu

Updated Jan 3rd 2020, 5:38 PM 27,868 Views 66 Comments

Children under 12 are not permitted to visit the hospital, it said today.

'Lives will be saved': Residents support use of helipad at Mater despite noise levels
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'Lives will be saved': Residents support use of helipad at Mater despite noise levels

Oct 22nd 2019, 6:05 AM 17,897 Views 29 Comments

Authorities have estimated that the use of the helipad could save up to nine lives per year.

Mater Hospital warns of very long waiting times as 90 patients in emergency department
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Mater Hospital warns of very long waiting times as 90 patients in emergency department

Jan 23rd 2017, 6:58 PM 13,362 Views 15 Comments

The hospital is warning people to visit their GP before going to its emergency department.

'They thought he might not make it': 24 hours in Ireland's hospitals
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'They thought he might not make it': 24 hours in Ireland's hospitals

Aug 30th 2016, 6:00 AM 29,521 Views 24 Comments

Didn’t catch RTÉ’s new documentary about the health service? Here’s what you missed.

Study tracking the 20 people who attend the Mater emergency department most finds most are men, all are unemployed
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Study tracking the 20 people who attend the Mater emergency department most finds most are men, all are unemployed

Apr 13th 2016, 7:49 PM 39,591 Views 56 Comments

This group of patients often have psychosocial, substance misuse and/or chronic illness issues.

One of Dublin city's main hospitals is telling emergency patients to stay away
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One of Dublin city's main hospitals is telling emergency patients to stay away

Jan 20th 2016, 1:13 PM 18,114 Views 28 Comments

The Mater Hospital says it’s experiencing “very high numbers”.

A Dublin hospital is offering nurses up to €6,000 to come home
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A Dublin hospital is offering nurses up to €6,000 to come home

Dec 22nd 2015, 11:20 AM 16,632 Views 18 Comments

The Mater Private says it’s part of an ongoing recruitment drive.

Irish children as young as 12 are using sunbeds
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Irish children as young as 12 are using sunbeds

Jul 13th 2015, 6:43 PM 12,019 Views 29 Comments

The Irish Cancer Society have described the news as “very worrying”.

Care assistant accused of sexually assaulting hospital patient goes on trial
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Care assistant accused of sexually assaulting hospital patient goes on trial

Jun 11th 2015, 7:43 PM 14,073 Views 0 Comments

The woman, who cannot be identified, alleges that she was awoken by a rubbing sensation on her breast.

A new specialist centre hopes to pin down tough to diagnose rare diseases
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A new specialist centre hopes to pin down tough to diagnose rare diseases

Jun 4th 2015, 10:31 AM 8,762 Views 14 Comments

The National Rare Diseases Office was opened today by the Health Minister.

Teenager Ana Hick who died after night out described as 'beautiful, sweet young woman'
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Teenager Ana Hick who died after night out described as 'beautiful, sweet young woman'

May 18th 2015, 10:29 AM 61,182 Views 78 Comments

The only child died yesterday evening after being taken to hospital in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Gardaí have rowed back on their line regarding contaminated drugs in Dublin
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Gardaí have rowed back on their line regarding contaminated drugs in Dublin

May 18th 2015, 7:13 AM 28,068 Views 79 Comments

18-year-old Ana Hick died after an incident at the Twisted Pepper nightclub in Dublin on Saturday night.

Investigation as man falls to death from 5th floor window at Mater Hospital
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Investigation as man falls to death from 5th floor window at Mater Hospital

Feb 4th 2015, 11:00 AM 32,238 Views 0 Comments

A Garda spokesperson said the incident was being treated as a personal tragedy.

Gardaí investigating after concert-goer is bottled at Luas stop
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Gardaí investigating after concert-goer is bottled at Luas stop

Dec 13th 2014, 3:48 PM 18,177 Views 30 Comments

The man was taken to the Mater Hospital.

Leo: Some hospitals do a great job with food... some Dublin ones, not so much
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Leo: Some hospitals do a great job with food... some Dublin ones, not so much

Nov 26th 2014, 9:47 AM 13,366 Views 38 Comments

The Health Minister plans to meet with Michelin-starred chef Oliver Dunne over the issue.

Patient being tested for Ebola in Belfast
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Patient being tested for Ebola in Belfast

Nov 9th 2014, 8:19 PM 27,903 Views 34 Comments

The person had recently been in an Ebola-affected country.

Here's what Leo Varadkar thinks has changed in health since he 'wore a white coat'
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Here's what Leo Varadkar thinks has changed in health since he 'wore a white coat'

Oct 23rd 2014, 12:32 PM 10,752 Views 21 Comments

The Health Minister says the system he is now in charge of is different.

87-year-old man dies after being knocked out of his wheelchair in hit and run
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87-year-old man dies after being knocked out of his wheelchair in hit and run

Oct 15th 2014, 10:36 PM 41,476 Views 41 Comments

The 87-year-old man died three days after being hit by a white truck in Cabra.

Two men stabbed in Dublin early this morning
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Two men stabbed in Dublin early this morning

Sep 20th 2014, 10:35 AM 21,336 Views 53 Comments

The separate incidents took place in Blanchardstown and Dorset Street within fifteen minutes of each other.

45-year-old man dies after being stabbed in Dublin
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45-year-old man dies after being stabbed in Dublin

Aug 18th 2014, 10:52 PM 35,467 Views 54 Comments

The incident occurred at around 10.45pm last night.

GSOC investigate fatal road crash after pursuit by gardaí
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GSOC investigate fatal road crash after pursuit by gardaí

May 29th 2014, 1:08 PM 30,754 Views 88 Comments

A woman died and two other passengers were injured in the incident.

Martin still in discussions with Mater's Mercy Sisters over abortion law
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Martin still in discussions with Mater's Mercy Sisters over abortion law

Mar 7th 2014, 6:45 AM 7,262 Views 102 Comments

The Mater Hospital said last year that it will comply with the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act.

Final part of Mater's €284m redevelopment move underway
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Final part of Mater's €284m redevelopment move underway

Feb 10th 2014, 2:12 PM 8,362 Views 15 Comments

The hospital will soon be a fully world class experience for patients, the hospital’s CEO has said.

Concern CRC pension payments creating 'costflow advantage' for Mater
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Concern CRC pension payments creating 'costflow advantage' for Mater

Dec 19th 2013, 12:34 PM 5,868 Views 13 Comments

Last week it was suggested the €660,000 paid by the CRC to the hospital for 180 of its staff, was going into a ‘phantom fund’.

'Absolute madness': CRC pays Mater Hospital €660k to administer 'phantom pension fund'
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'Absolute madness': CRC pays Mater Hospital €660k to administer 'phantom pension fund'

Dec 11th 2013, 4:24 PM 24,480 Views 125 Comments

The revelation was disclosed right at the end of lengthy hearings before the Dáil’s Public Accounts Committee this afternoon.

Woman hospitalised after face slashed in O’Connell Street attack
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Woman hospitalised after face slashed in O’Connell Street attack

Nov 11th 2013, 9:30 PM 67,422 Views 220 Comments

It happened beside Clerys at around 8pm last night.

Priest resigns from Mater Hospital board over decision to comply with abortion law
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Priest resigns from Mater Hospital board over decision to comply with abortion law

Oct 2nd 2013, 10:38 AM 9,216 Views 310 Comments

The hospital’s decision to say it will comply with the abortion act has led to Father Kevin Doran’s resignation.

Doctor's right to object to abortions is "not absolute" - Department of Health
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Doctor's right to object to abortions is "not absolute" - Department of Health

Aug 9th 2013, 3:22 PM 6,423 Views 70 Comments

There is no provision for individual hospitals to refuse to carry out abortions, the Department says.

Old bones found at site of Mater redevelopment
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Old bones found at site of Mater redevelopment

Jul 16th 2013, 9:40 PM 14,604 Views 31 Comments

The bones were discovered by construction workers earlier today.

Man stabbed at Dublin shopping centre
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# Phibsboro

Man stabbed at Dublin shopping centre

May 15th 2013, 9:05 PM 37,730 Views 77 Comments

The victim is being treated in hospital after the incident at Phibsboro Shopping Centre.

Nobel laureate opens Mater Hospital’s new state-of-the-art clinic
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Nobel laureate opens Mater Hospital’s new state-of-the-art clinic

Apr 29th 2013, 2:30 PM 9,851 Views 27 Comments

The new clinic offers more space and will be able to treat patients with cutting edge therapies.

Elderly pedestrian seriously injured in Dublin crash
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Elderly pedestrian seriously injured in Dublin crash

Mar 5th 2013, 4:48 PM 10,857 Views 5 Comments

The 72-year-old man was struck by a car on the Clontarf Road at around 8 o’clock this morning. Gardaí are appealing for witnesses.

Final vigil outside Mater Hospital as Emergency Department opens
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Final vigil outside Mater Hospital as Emergency Department opens

Feb 16th 2013, 7:30 AM 10,232 Views 4 Comments

The new emergency department at the hospital will open tomorrow.

Mater A&E to close for 32 hours as it moves to new building
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# On The Move

Mater A&E to close for 32 hours as it moves to new building

Jan 23rd 2013, 3:56 PM 8,433 Views 13 Comments

One of the busiest Emergency Departments in the country will close as it is moved to a new nearby location.

Man killed in Dublin city centre crash
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Man killed in Dublin city centre crash

Dec 18th 2012, 8:04 AM 14,255 Views 4 Comments

The pedestrian was struck by two cars on Parnell Square West during the night and died in the Mater Hospital.

Concerns over infection risk as Mater tells staff: 'Wash your own scrubs'
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Concerns over infection risk as Mater tells staff: 'Wash your own scrubs'

Oct 15th 2012, 7:15 AM 11,637 Views 51 Comments

Staff at the emergency department in the Mater Hospital have been told to buy and wash their own uniforms – a system which could pose risks of cross-contamination.

Top performing hospitals, levels of absenteeism - HSE figures revealed
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Top performing hospitals, levels of absenteeism - HSE figures revealed

Jun 7th 2012, 10:31 AM 3,257 Views 12 Comments

The latest HSE performance report evaluates hospitals’ discharge and admission rates, as well as response times and lengths of stay.

More details emerge on Coombe National Children's Hospital proposal
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More details emerge on Coombe National Children's Hospital proposal

May 28th 2012, 12:17 PM 2,359 Views 11 Comments

More details have been revealed about the proposed site for the National Children’s Hospital at the Coombe, which would be tri-located on a 20.5 acre site.

Details of redesign for National Children's Hospital announced
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Details of redesign for National Children's Hospital announced

May 3rd 2012, 9:36 PM 4,283 Views 33 Comments

The new plans suggest the hospital should be built on the Mater site but that the height of the complex should be reduced to six storeys to comply with requirements.

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