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Monday 29 May 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Holles Street

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# News Fix
Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday
Everyone’s talking about the government asking Facebook for users’ information and intervention in Syria.
Data Protection Commissioner contacts maternity hospital over abortion data leak
A spokesperson said there had been “informal contact” to remind the hospital of the commissioner’s codes of practice.
# National Maternity Hospital
Department of Health says abortion laws have not yet commenced
The statement was issued following claims by the Irish Times this morning that the first termination under the provisions of the Act was carried out at the National Maternity Hospital.
# News Fix
Here’s What Happened Today: Friday
Today everyone’s talking about a breach of patient confidentiality at Holles Street, a man’s body found in a waste truck, and National Potato Day.
# Holles Street
Doctor angered at ‘outrageous breach of patient confidentiality’ at Holles Street
The Irish Times reports this morning that a termination of a twin pregnancy was carried out on a patient at risk of sepsis – the first to be performed under new legislation.
# New delivery
National Maternity Hospital to leave Holles St in €150m move
The National Maternity Hospital will move to the St Vincent’s campus at Elm Park by 2018.
# Pitter-Patter
12:01am Limerick baby is Ireland's first of 2013
Baby Leo Maples was born at the Mid-Western Regional Maternity Hospital in Limerick at 12:01am.
# Holles Street
First female Master of National Maternity Hospital starts job
Dr Rhona Mahony greets Holles Street’s first newborn of 2012 as she faces into a major challenge – the possibility of moving the whole hospital to St Vincent’s Hospital campus.
# Missing
Gardaí issue appeal for info on missing Navan woman
Monica Riordan was last seen in the Holles Street area of Dublin at around 11am on Tuesday morning.
# Twitter Xmas Single
Tweeters hope for charity success with #TwitterXmasSingle
A Christmas charity single will be recorded in Dublin today thanks entirely to the power of Twitter.
# Stem Cells
Family will borrow €10,000 to harvest 'life-saving' stem cells for son
Heavily pregnant woman says she was told at 20 weeks that she could have the procedure at Holles Street – but with only weeks left to give birth, is having to go private.
# Inquest
Dangerous magnesium levels in baby food led to child's death
An inquest in to the death of a five year old girl finds that her baby food had a dangerous level of magnesium.