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Last year
Hospital admissions for dog bites soar by 50%
All time
Woman perforates palate while eating a Pringle at Christmas
Pensioner goes to A&E with memory loss after day-time sex with wife
Doctors discover Dublin woman (81) suffering stomach pains had swallowed chicken bone
Mother helps save teenage son's life after sliotar blow stopped his heart beating
Man receives hospital treatment after injecting himself with his own semen
Anorexia patients hide batteries in sanitary pads to appear heavier while being treated in hospital
The percentage of 'perfect' births in first-time mothers is less than 1% - study
Cows are by far the most dangerous animal for Ireland's most dangerous job
Woman presents to Dublin hospital after slicing through her hand cutting an avocado
The number of heart-related deaths rose significantly in Ireland after the 2008 crash
Most schools with low uptake rate of HPV vaccine are disadvantaged - study
Four people broke their wrist in a week in Galway last year... taking selfies
Study tracking the 20 people who attend the Mater emergency department most finds most are men, all are unemployed
Two Cavan mushroom pickers got really sick because of bird poop
Could virtual reality help reduce child road deaths?
Childhood asthma rates linked to black smoke in Galway
1 in 4 HSE general support workers are smokers
Study finds 42 children in Ireland diagnosed with HIV
One teen under age of 17 dies by suicide each month