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Tuesday 28 November 2023 Dublin: 5°C

# Connolly Hospital

This year
HIQA report says ED overcrowding at University Hospital Galway ‘compromises privacy and dignity’
HIQA reports also criticised overcrowding issues in St Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny, and in Wexford General Hospital.
Man in his 40s dies after stabbing in Ongar area of Dublin
The assault occurred on Main Street, Ongar this evening.
Two men arrested after woman suffers serious injuries in hit and run incident in Co Meath
One of the men has since been released without charge.
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INMO members to protest outside Connolly Hospital today over continued unsafe working conditions
The protest is due to take place at the main entrance of the hospital at 1pm today.
Covid-19 outbreak confirmed at psychiatry department in Connolly Hospital
It is understood the outbreak has been ongoing since last month.
Medics call for DIY warning after hospital sees ladder-related injuries triple during Covid lockdown
The recommendation was made as part of a new study by Irish researchers.
Staff shortages restricting opening hours at children’s urgent care centre at Connolly Hospital
Opening hours at the centre in Dublin are currently 10am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.
Calls for children's urgent care centre at Connolly hospital to open until midnight
The Department of Health has said the opening hours of the new unit have not yet been finalised.
Person turns up at garda station with injuries following stabbing incident
The incident happened at around 5pm this evening on Liam Mellows Road, Finglas.
'I've never seen anything this extreme': 34-year-old man died due to 'torrential' nosebleed
Joao Carlos Araujo died in Connolly Memorial Hospital in Dublin in 2016.
'This is the real world': Doctors and HSE to meet amid fears junior doctors won't get paid overtime at Connolly Hospital
A memo sent to doctors said “no payment will be made for working before 8am or after 5pm” for junior doctors.
Maynooth student attack: Gardaí appeal for passengers from bus to get in contact
18-year-old Kym Owens was walking back to her digs when the attack took place.
Gardaí investigate serious assault on 18-year-old student in Maynooth
The NUI Maynooth student, said to be from Monaghan, was discovered seriously injured on the footpath.
Woman in critical condition after car collides with parked truck
The accident happened at about 6am this morning.
Four men killed in three separate road crashes
The crashes happened in Meath, Kildare and Donegal between last night and this morning.
Appeal for witnesses after woman (25) dies in collision
The woman was seriously injured and later was pronounced dead.
Controversial former Dublin planner George Redmond has died
Redmond passed away in hospital after a short illness.
Woman placed in male dormitory at psychiatric hospital
The breach in recommended practice took place at a hospital in Laois.
Two men stabbed in Dublin early this morning
The separate incidents took place in Blanchardstown and Dorset Street within fifteen minutes of each other.
Handguns are now the choice of gangland criminals - so more people are dying
A new study published in the Irish Medical Journal has also found that handguns have lead to a substantial increase in the mortality rate from firearm injuries.
Man killed after car hits wall in Baldoyle
The 30-year-old was fatally injured when his car hit a wall on a quiet road between the north Dublin suburb and Portmarnock.
Mayo General to review almost 13,000 cancer tests conducted on recalled kits
The kits, used as part of the early detection process to find out if patients have prostate cancer, were in use at the hospital between July 2012 and June this year.
Psychiatric unit placed CCTV in patients' bedrooms
An inspection report also found that one care unit provided an “institutionalised and socially impoverished” environment for residents.
Security man hospitalised after Blanchardstown cash-in-transit robbery
The man was struck over the head while making a delivery to an ATM machine in the Blanchardstown Shopping Centre.
Explainer: Cabinet to decide on children's hospital, but what are the options?
It now appears likely that a site near the Coombe Hospital in south Dublin city will be chosen for the long-awaited hospital.
Investigation over death of Gerard Burnett in Mulhuddart continues
No arrests have been made after the 28-year-old man was seriously injured and later died following an altercation outside his house near Blanchardstown in west Dublin.
Man dies after attack in Blanchardstown
The incident happened just before midnight last night in Mulhuddart. Gardaí have issued an appeal for witnesses.
Update: Nine stabbed at Phoenix Park concert
One man has been arrested as part of an investigation into nine stabbing incidents at the Swedish House Mafia concert.
Three die from overdoses including one who collapsed at Phoenix Park gig
Gardaí have confirmed the death of one as yet unidentified man who collapsed prior to the Swedish House Mafia concert in the Dublin park. Two other males are believed to have died later in the night.
Gun attack in west Dublin injures three
Two males and a female were hospitalised following the gun attack early this morning.
Man dies after lorry and van collide in Meath
The crash happened last night near the town of Ashbourne.
Investigation continuing into Kilcock double murder
Gardaí are searching for a motive for the shooting of the two men in Kildare on Tuesday night.
New outbreak of winter vomiting bug at Dublin hospital
Visitors have been urged to stay away from Connolly Hospital in Blanchardstown, where a number of wards are affected.
Man hospitalised after being shot outside his home in Kildare
The 36-year-old Polish man was shot in the leg as he left his home last night.
Column: How many people will austerity kill?
The debate on the health service is a morass of figures. But cuts are life-or-death moral choices, writes Aaron McKenna.
Teenager ‘begs’ for help in open letter to Health Minister
After years of struggling with depression and anxiety, 17-year-old Cíara Molloy has told Minister O’Reilly that “psychiatric care for teenagers in this country is a disgrace”.
Investigation launched after body found in Finglas
Gardaí discovered the body of a man at a house in north Dublin in the early hours of this morning.
Dirty doctors to lose parking privileges
Junior doctors at one Dublin hospital will lose their car parking spaces if they don’t attend hygiene classes.
Dublin hospital temporarily reminds visitors: "You are here"
The ‘You are here’ sign has been amusing visitors to the hospital all weekend – but it’s apparently just a work in progress.