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# Delays

This year
2024
Gatwick had the longest delays of any UK airport last year, while Belfast City had the shortest
'Concerning' delays for mammograms as Dublin hospitals struggle to recruit staff
Beaumont Hospital is considering outsourcing some appointments to deal with the backlog, one patient was told.
Patients are concerned it is taking months to get an appointment for certain scans, potentially delaying a cancer diagnosis
Extra consultants are due to start working in the coming months, but staffing levels remain an issue
"It is unacceptable that a person should wait too long before getting access to a vital diagnostic appointment," the CEO of the Irish Cancer Society said
Dublin commuters face delays as both Luas lines disrupted by 'electrical fault'
Last year
2023
Housing minister to meet European Commission next month over delays in Airbnb crackdown
'A punch in the gut': Tusla apologises as adopted people wait up to a year for personal records
Mother and Baby Home redress scheme won't open until next year, missing 2023 deadline
McEntee acknowledges public 'frustration' over delay in extending pub and club opening hours
An Post experiencing delays with post coming from UK following Royal Mail strikes
Officials warned that lack of social workers would delay giving adopted people their records
All time
Adopted people 'disgusted' and 'distraught' they might not get their records until autumn 2023
St Vincent's Hospital experiencing 'significant delays' in processing blood tests for GP patients
Waiting time for adopted people to get birth information triples to 90 days
Aer Lingus says Sunday will 'operate as normal' after cancelling 51 flights due to IT error
HIQA inspection finds child sexual abuse case left waiting 11 months for initial assessment
Over 110 complaints made to ambulance service last year, with almost half in Munster
Dublin Airport says its plan to handle the summer surge is working
Nearly fivefold increase in the number of complaints to the Passport Office this year
HIQA report finds "inconsistencies in many services" for children
Dublin Airport sees busy morning 'with none of the delays of last week'
Passport Office 'upscaling' to respond to massive increase in demand, says Coveney
Passengers travelling on some Irish Rail services experience delays due to 'security alert'
Dublin Airport apologises for long delays at security and says more staff are being trained up
Tuesday finish possible at Players Championship as rain wreaks havoc to schedule
'Essential' that Government supports BreastCheck after appointments delayed by up to a year
One-third of ambulance delays lasting more than one hour experienced in Wexford, Cork and Kerry
'It's a nightmare': Parents still experiencing delays of up to eight weeks for birth registrations
Calls for clarity on MetroLink after reports it will not be completed until 2034
Dublin Airport apologises for 'lengthy queues' at security screening
'Dismay' as asylum seekers now waiting over two years for claims to be processed
AstraZeneca vaccine exports to Australia blocked from leaving EU, says official
RSA 'experiencing delays' with online customer portal and call centre
Ireland may have to adjust vaccine rollout plan after Pfizer temporarily reduces deliveries to Europe
Covid restrictions and lockdowns globally impacting international deliveries, An Post warns
Mercy hospital in Cork asks 'non-urgent' cases to go elsewhere after surge in people attending ED
Trump says he will delay G7 summit to Autumn and invite other countries to join
Automated text message system for negative Covid-19 results should be in place by end of week
Concerns over fall in cancer referrals and operation cancellations during Covid-19 crisis
Iowa caucus results majorly delayed due to 'quality checks' and new reporting rules
Knock-on delays expected as rail services resume at Tara Street Station
Delays on M1 motorway as emergency services attend multiple collisions