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# mater-hospital - Thursday 24 March, 2016

Voices of 1916: 'John Healy, 14, a schoolboy, had his brain hanging all over his forehead'
# The Nurse
# The Nurse

Voices of 1916: 'John Healy, 14, a schoolboy, had his brain hanging all over his forehead'

Mar 24th 2016, 11:00 AM 553 Views 16 Comments

A nurse tending the wounded and dying of Easter 1916 at the Mater hospital recalls the shocking sights that would stay with her for the rest of her life.

# mater-hospital - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

20-year-old student receives Ireland's first ever double lung transplant of its kind
# Historic Milestone
# Historic Milestone

20-year-old student receives Ireland's first ever double lung transplant of its kind

Mar 16th 2016, 2:16 PM 18,099 Views 20 Comments

The type of transplant involves reconditioning donor lungs outside of the body before they are transplanted.

# mater-hospital - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

'He was fit as a fiddle' - At 27, Richie Doyle dropped dead on a football pitch
# Sudden Deaths
# Sudden Deaths

'He was fit as a fiddle' - At 27, Richie Doyle dropped dead on a football pitch

Feb 2nd 2016, 5:20 PM 35,029 Views 9 Comments

The families of young people who have died of SADS want to raise awareness so lives can be spared.

# mater-hospital - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

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

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

Jan 20th 2016, 1:13 PM 18,934 Views 28 Comments

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

# mater-hospital - Saturday 27 June, 2015

Teenage boy dies after being struck by car in Finglas
# Road Death
# Road Death

Teenage boy dies after being struck by car in Finglas

Jun 27th 2015, 9:13 AM 19,044 Views 7 Comments

The 16-year-old was seriously injured in the collision and died in hospital this morning.

# mater-hospital - Thursday 4 June, 2015

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

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

Jun 4th 2015, 10:31 AM 8,824 Views 14 Comments

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

# mater-hospital - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

Prisoner sprayed three officers with his blood as they tried take drugs from him
# Dublin
# Dublin

Prisoner sprayed three officers with his blood as they tried take drugs from him

Jun 2nd 2015, 2:39 PM 15,162 Views 26 Comments

A parcel of drugs was passed to the prisoner in hospital.

# mater-hospital - Thursday 21 May, 2015

"If I hadn’t been given that heart my daughters would have never been born"
# Mater Hospital
# Mater Hospital

"If I hadn’t been given that heart my daughters would have never been born"

May 21st 2015, 4:24 PM 8,570 Views 2 Comments

The Mater Hospital is today celebrating 10 years of lung transplants and thirty years of heart transplants.

# mater-hospital - Monday 9 March, 2015

Visitors warned of 'highly contagious' bug at Dublin hospital
# Stay Away
# Stay Away

Visitors warned of 'highly contagious' bug at Dublin hospital

Mar 9th 2015, 6:25 PM 23,385 Views 3 Comments

The bug is highly contagious and the hospital is working to stop it spreading.

# mater-hospital - Sunday 23 November, 2014

'Luke's Christmas wish is that his mammy gets new lungs'
# Cystic Fibrosis
# Cystic Fibrosis

'Luke's Christmas wish is that his mammy gets new lungs'

Nov 23rd 2014, 8:30 PM 27,213 Views 28 Comments

Helen Taylor, a Cystic Fibrosis sufferer, has been on the organ transplant waiting list for almost a year.

# mater-hospital - Saturday 25 October, 2014

Garda Ombudsman to investigate after young man who was in Garda custody died
# Ballymun
# Ballymun

Garda Ombudsman to investigate after young man who was in Garda custody died

Oct 25th 2014, 8:40 PM 28,431 Views 44 Comments

He was taken to the hospital by ambulance but died at 4:30am.

# mater-hospital - Friday 24 October, 2014

The chances of Ebola reaching Ireland? 'Very low'
# Public Health Emergency
# Public Health Emergency

The chances of Ebola reaching Ireland? 'Very low'

Oct 24th 2014, 7:22 PM 8,626 Views 30 Comments

That’s according to the National Public Health Emergency Team.

# mater-hospital - Monday 20 October, 2014

Woman tests negative for Ebola at Mater Hospital
# EBOLA
# EBOLA

Woman tests negative for Ebola at Mater Hospital

Oct 20th 2014, 10:47 PM 56,865 Views 155 Comments

She was taken to the National Isolation Unit.

# mater-hospital - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Former Fine Gael TD Jim White dies aged 76
# Tribute
# Tribute

Former Fine Gael TD Jim White dies aged 76

Sep 3rd 2014, 7:40 AM 6,622 Views 3 Comments

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has expressed his condolences to the Donegal politician’s family.

# mater-hospital - Thursday 28 August, 2014

Three injured in crash between fire engine and car
# Dublin
# Dublin

Three injured in crash between fire engine and car

Aug 28th 2014, 10:17 AM 19,001 Views 23 Comments

They were taken to hospital but were not seriously injured.

# mater-hospital - Saturday 16 August, 2014

Man recovering after presenting to Mater Hospital with gunshot wounds to legs
# Dublin
# Dublin

Man recovering after presenting to Mater Hospital with gunshot wounds to legs

Aug 16th 2014, 2:32 PM 17,043 Views 45 Comments

A car carrying two men crashed into a barrier at the hospital last night.

# mater-hospital - Friday 15 August, 2014

Ebola virus ruled out for patient in Dublin hospital
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

Ebola virus ruled out for patient in Dublin hospital

Aug 15th 2014, 7:52 AM 181,807 Views 405 Comments

A Dublin hospital had restricted access to the patient as they investigated Ebola as a possibility – they have now cleared him.

# mater-hospital - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Man in hospital with suspected broken arm after being hit by Luas
# Red Line
# Red Line

Man in hospital with suspected broken arm after being hit by Luas

Aug 6th 2014, 5:51 PM 23,878 Views 29 Comments

He was taken to the Mater Hospital by ambulance.

# mater-hospital - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Medical workers in scrubs to protest at ‘die-in’ Gaza protest in Dublin
# Demonstration
# Demonstration

Medical workers in scrubs to protest at ‘die-in’ Gaza protest in Dublin

Jul 31st 2014, 7:00 AM 8,344 Views 19 Comments

The medical workers want the Irish Government to condemn attacks on medical workers, hospitals and ambulances in Gaza.

# mater-hospital - Saturday 26 July, 2014

Mountjoy prisoner dies after being found unconscious in cell
# Mountjoy
# Mountjoy

Mountjoy prisoner dies after being found unconscious in cell

Jul 26th 2014, 7:52 PM 38,322 Views 138 Comments

The prisoner was found in his cell at around 4am this morning and was taken to hospital.

# mater-hospital - Friday 25 July, 2014

Cork defender Lenihan taken to hospital after awkward fall
# Speedy Recovery
From The42
# Speedy Recovery

Cork defender Lenihan taken to hospital after awkward fall

Jul 25th 2014, 11:04 PM 6,919 Views 4 Comments

Rebels manager John Caulfield confirmed that he has regained consciousness after incident tonight.

# mater-hospital - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Jun 10th 2014, 10:50 PM 15,818 Views 11 Comments

Everyone’s talking about bugging at GSOC offices, mother and baby homes and cigarette packaging.

Body of homeless man lay undiscovered for a week at Dublin hospital
# Mater Hospital
# Mater Hospital

Body of homeless man lay undiscovered for a week at Dublin hospital

Jun 10th 2014, 9:50 PM 36,463 Views 35 Comments

One homeless charity described it as “tragic but not surprising”.

# mater-hospital - Friday 18 April, 2014

Body of missing 20-year-old Glen Murphy found
# Missing
# Missing

Body of missing 20-year-old Glen Murphy found

Apr 18th 2014, 5:05 PM 29,580 Views 10 Comments

Glen Murphy had not been seen for two weeks.

# mater-hospital - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

Community 'in total shock' after daylight shooting in front of Ballymun school
# Shooting
# Shooting

Community 'in total shock' after daylight shooting in front of Ballymun school

Apr 15th 2014, 2:40 PM 41,483 Views 94 Comments

A man in his 40s was shot dead this morning and local representatives said this kind of criminal activity needs to be stamped out.

# mater-hospital - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

Two men arrested after death of man found outside Dublin pub
# Appeal
# Appeal

Two men arrested after death of man found outside Dublin pub

Mar 18th 2014, 10:55 PM 33,038 Views 31 Comments

Gardaí are looking to speak to a taxi driver who dropped people off at Fassaugh Avenue this morning.

# mater-hospital - Friday 28 February, 2014

Man charged over stabbing in derelict Dublin pub
# Courts
# Courts

Man charged over stabbing in derelict Dublin pub

Feb 28th 2014, 7:17 AM 8,814 Views 0 Comments

The 36-year-old will appear before a sitting of the Dublin District Court this morning.

# mater-hospital - Saturday 1 February, 2014

Lung transplant patients who had to go to the UK can now stay in Ireland
# Back Home
# Back Home

Lung transplant patients who had to go to the UK can now stay in Ireland

Feb 1st 2014, 8:45 AM 8,473 Views 14 Comments

More than 100 Irish patients had received transplants at a Newcastle Hospital but patients will now be able to get the procedures in Ireland.

# mater-hospital - Thursday 19 December, 2013

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

Concern CRC pension payments creating 'costflow advantage' for Mater

Dec 19th 2013, 12:34 PM 5,880 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’.

# mater-hospital - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

7 things we learned from the CRC’s grilling by the PAC
# Crc
# Crc

7 things we learned from the CRC’s grilling by the PAC

Dec 11th 2013, 11:19 PM 18,562 Views 58 Comments

Contractual obligations, a failing business and a pension fund that doesn’t actually exist – it was an interesting day in Committee Room 3.

Mater Hospital ‘refutes’ suggestions of operating a CRC ‘phantom fund’
# Paul Kiely
# Paul Kiely

Mater Hospital ‘refutes’ suggestions of operating a CRC ‘phantom fund’

Dec 11th 2013, 11:12 PM 16,381 Views 50 Comments

The hospital has identified where €660,000 in annual pension fund fees from the clinic goes, following suggestions that it didn’t exist.

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

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

Dec 11th 2013, 4:24 PM 24,502 Views 126 Comments

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

# mater-hospital - Monday 9 December, 2013

Chemotherapy rooms for patients at new Mater Hospital building 'overcrowded'
# Mater Hospital
# Mater Hospital

Chemotherapy rooms for patients at new Mater Hospital building 'overcrowded'

Dec 9th 2013, 6:45 AM 9,203 Views 25 Comments

The hospital said this is a temporary set-up until a purpose built day unit is completed next year.

# mater-hospital - Friday 29 November, 2013

Undiagnosed HIV rates high in Dublin, widespread testing recommended
# HIV Positive
# HIV Positive

Undiagnosed HIV rates high in Dublin, widespread testing recommended

Nov 29th 2013, 12:41 PM 17,136 Views 64 Comments

A new testing programme at the Mater Hospital diagnosed almost three in every 1,000 people with the HIV infection.

# mater-hospital - Friday 22 November, 2013

Here's how many people were treated for alcohol dependence in Irish hospitals
# Drink
# Drink

Here's how many people were treated for alcohol dependence in Irish hospitals

Nov 22nd 2013, 12:40 PM 12,611 Views 50 Comments

New figures have also revealed a big drop in the number of people being treated for alcohol-related liver disease in recent years following a massive increase in the boom years.

# mater-hospital - Thursday 21 November, 2013

Family's joy as heart transplant dad could be home for Christmas
# Organ Donation
# Organ Donation

Family's joy as heart transplant dad could be home for Christmas

Nov 21st 2013, 7:45 AM 8,876 Views 9 Comments

Shane O’Connell is currently in intensive care, and it is hoped he will get to be back in Kerry for Christmas Day.

# mater-hospital - Monday 11 November, 2013

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

Woman hospitalised after face slashed in O’Connell Street attack

Nov 11th 2013, 9:30 PM 67,460 Views 220 Comments

It happened beside Clerys at around 8pm last night.

# mater-hospital - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

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

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

Oct 2nd 2013, 10:38 AM 9,274 Views 310 Comments

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

# mater-hospital - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

Mater Hospital says it will comply with new abortion laws
# Abortion
# Abortion

Mater Hospital says it will comply with new abortion laws

Sep 25th 2013, 2:27 PM 6,075 Views 76 Comments

The Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act 2013 is yet to commence, however.