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Sunday 10 December 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# Mater Hospital

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A titanium ring stuck around a Dublin man's penis was removed using an angle grinder
One month on, the man reported no issues sexually.
High demand for Mater's emergency department as less urgent cases asked to go elsewhere
Demand for hospital services increases over the winter period as people are more likely to get sick.
Enda Kenny says money is there to fill Mater job, but no one has applied
Professor Kevin Walsh, Consultant Cardiologist at the Mater Hospital has raised concerns about resources.
'Substantial damage' caused as car crashes into front wall of house
Gardaí are investigating after a Skoda Octavia made a rather large dent on a terrace next to the Mater Hospital.
Elderly woman knocked down in Dublin car robbery
It happened on Mountjoy Street yesterday afternoon.
Most people would donate an organ, but many haven't spoken to their family about it
A report released today shows the increase in Ireland in organ donations.
Study tracking the 20 people who attend the Mater emergency department most finds most are men, all are unemployed
This group of patients often have psychosocial, substance misuse and/or chronic illness issues.
A Garda bike and an ambulance have crashed into each other in Dublin
The incident happened close to the Garda Headquarters in the Phoenix Park, Dublin, this afternoon during the 1916 celebrations.
Voices of 1916: 'John Healy, 14, a schoolboy, had his brain hanging all over his forehead'
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.
20-year-old student receives Ireland's first ever double lung transplant of its kind
The type of transplant involves reconditioning donor lungs outside of the body before they are transplanted.
'He was fit as a fiddle' - At 27, Richie Doyle dropped dead on a football pitch
The families of young people who have died of SADS want to raise awareness so lives can be spared.
One of Dublin city's main hospitals is telling emergency patients to stay away
The Mater Hospital says it’s experiencing “very high numbers”.
Teenage boy dies after being struck by car in Finglas
The 16-year-old was seriously injured in the collision and died in hospital this morning.
A new specialist centre hopes to pin down tough to diagnose rare diseases
The National Rare Diseases Office was opened today by the Health Minister.
Prisoner sprayed three officers with his blood as they tried take drugs from him
A parcel of drugs was passed to the prisoner in hospital.
"If I hadn’t been given that heart my daughters would have never been born"
The Mater Hospital is today celebrating 10 years of lung transplants and thirty years of heart transplants.
Visitors warned of 'highly contagious' bug at Dublin hospital
The bug is highly contagious and the hospital is working to stop it spreading.
'Luke's Christmas wish is that his mammy gets new lungs'
Helen Taylor, a Cystic Fibrosis sufferer, has been on the organ transplant waiting list for almost a year.
Garda Ombudsman to investigate after young man who was in Garda custody died
He was taken to the hospital by ambulance but died at 4:30am.
The chances of Ebola reaching Ireland? 'Very low'
That’s according to the National Public Health Emergency Team.
Woman tests negative for Ebola at Mater Hospital
She was taken to the National Isolation Unit.
Former Fine Gael TD Jim White dies aged 76
Taoiseach Enda Kenny has expressed his condolences to the Donegal politician’s family.
Three injured in crash between fire engine and car
They were taken to hospital but were not seriously injured.
Man recovering after presenting to Mater Hospital with gunshot wounds to legs
A car carrying two men crashed into a barrier at the hospital last night.
Ebola virus ruled out for patient in Dublin hospital
A Dublin hospital had restricted access to the patient as they investigated Ebola as a possibility – they have now cleared him.
Man in hospital with suspected broken arm after being hit by Luas
He was taken to the Mater Hospital by ambulance.
Medical workers in scrubs to protest at ‘die-in’ Gaza protest in Dublin
The medical workers want the Irish Government to condemn attacks on medical workers, hospitals and ambulances in Gaza.
Mountjoy prisoner dies after being found unconscious in cell
The prisoner was found in his cell at around 4am this morning and was taken to hospital.
Cork defender Lenihan taken to hospital after awkward fall
Rebels manager John Caulfield confirmed that he has regained consciousness after incident tonight.
Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday
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
One homeless charity described it as “tragic but not surprising”.
Body of missing 20-year-old Glen Murphy found
Glen Murphy had not been seen for two weeks.
Community 'in total shock' after daylight shooting in front of Ballymun school
A man in his 40s was shot dead this morning and local representatives said this kind of criminal activity needs to be stamped out.
Two men arrested after death of man found outside Dublin pub
Gardaí are looking to speak to a taxi driver who dropped people off at Fassaugh Avenue this morning.
Man charged over stabbing in derelict Dublin pub
The 36-year-old will appear before a sitting of the Dublin District Court this morning.
Lung transplant patients who had to go to the UK can now stay in Ireland
More than 100 Irish patients had received transplants at a Newcastle Hospital but patients will now be able to get the procedures in Ireland.
Concern CRC pension payments creating 'costflow advantage' for Mater
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’.
7 things we learned from the CRC’s grilling by the PAC
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’
The hospital has identified where €660,000 in annual pension fund fees from the clinic goes, following suggestions that it didn’t exist.