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# mater-hospital - Thursday 8 August, 2013

Column: How I live my life with Motor Neurone Disease
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# Read Me

Column: How I live my life with Motor Neurone Disease

Aug 8th 2013, 7:00 AM 2,415 Views 14 Comments

Three years ago, Karl Hughes was diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease, but he says it’s encouraged him to keep a positive mental attitude and to appreciate the time you have with your loved ones.

# mater-hospital - Wednesday 7 August, 2013

Taxi driver whose car was hijacked speaks of "deep sympathy" for crash victims' families
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# Taxi Crash

Taxi driver whose car was hijacked speaks of "deep sympathy" for crash victims' families

Aug 7th 2013, 4:43 PM 21,060 Views 7 Comments

Matthew Ilori’s taxi was stolen at knifepoint at the weekend. Moments later, two men in their 20s died when the car crashed at speed into a bridge on the Dublin quays.

Concern over whether hospital will comply with abortion legislation
# Abortion
# Abortion

Concern over whether hospital will comply with abortion legislation

Aug 7th 2013, 11:43 AM 10,212 Views 253 Comments

Professor John Crown has said that “serious questions have to be asked” of governing boards at Irish hospitals.

# mater-hospital - Tuesday 6 August, 2013

Seriously injured man walks into garda station and claims he was shot (pics)
# Shooting
# Shooting

Seriously injured man walks into garda station and claims he was shot (pics)

Aug 6th 2013, 11:29 PM 40,009 Views 80 Comments

The man walked into Store Street garda station earlier tonight.

# mater-hospital - Thursday 25 July, 2013

Pictures: Clean-up under way after overnight flash floods
# Stormy Weather
# Stormy Weather

Pictures: Clean-up under way after overnight flash floods

Jul 25th 2013, 1:25 PM 49,369 Views 79 Comments

Clerys Department Store is closed today as a result of the flooding, while some DART services are still off after a lightning strike last night.

Soldier dies in accident at Dublin barracks
# Defence Forces
# Defence Forces

Soldier dies in accident at Dublin barracks

Jul 25th 2013, 9:41 AM 18,867 Views 24 Comments

The soldier fell from a height at McKee Barracks in the early hours of the morning.

# mater-hospital - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

Old bones found at site of Mater redevelopment
# Discovery
# Discovery

Old bones found at site of Mater redevelopment

Jul 16th 2013, 9:40 PM 14,608 Views 31 Comments

The bones were discovered by construction workers earlier today.

# mater-hospital - Monday 8 April, 2013

12-month figures show near 30pc drop in patients waiting nine months
# Waiting Times
# Waiting Times

12-month figures show near 30pc drop in patients waiting nine months

Apr 8th 2013, 7:49 PM 4,417 Views 24 Comments

The latest figures from the patient treatment register have shown a drop of nearly 30 per cent in patients waiting more than nine months, when compared with March 2012.

# mater-hospital - Friday 22 March, 2013

Column: Battling cancer can be a very lonely time – we're here to talk people through it
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Battling cancer can be a very lonely time – we're here to talk people through it

Mar 22nd 2013, 7:00 AM 64 Views 6 Comments

Daffodil Centres offer a free, walk-in service to anyone who needs to know more about cancer – whether they have lifestyle questions or have received a diagnosis. Nurse Fionnuala Keane explains more about this invaluable service.

# mater-hospital - Saturday 16 February, 2013

# mater-hospital - Thursday 14 February, 2013

Mater Hospital's emergency department to close for 18 hours
# Mater Hospital
# Mater Hospital

Mater Hospital's emergency department to close for 18 hours

Feb 14th 2013, 4:38 PM 10,825 Views 33 Comments

Patients that are seriously ill or injured should dial 999 or go directly to another Emergency Department.

# mater-hospital - Thursday 7 February, 2013

Mater Hospital Emergency Department to close for 18 hours for relocation
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# Mater Hospital

Mater Hospital Emergency Department to close for 18 hours for relocation

Feb 7th 2013, 11:54 AM 8,542 Views 15 Comments

The relocation had previously been postponed as management at the hospital said it did not want to impose additional pressures on other hospitals.

# mater-hospital - Tuesday 5 February, 2013

Man stabbed in Dublin city centre brawl
# Stabbing
# Stabbing

Man stabbed in Dublin city centre brawl

Feb 5th 2013, 7:58 AM 18,344 Views 37 Comments

The 35-year-old received multiple stab wounds to his chest but his injuries are not thought to be life threatening.

# mater-hospital - Wednesday 30 January, 2013

Reilly in talks to make Children's Hospital an all-island facility
# Cross Border
# Cross Border

Reilly in talks to make Children's Hospital an all-island facility

Jan 30th 2013, 5:36 PM 8,081 Views 57 Comments

Taking patients from Northern Ireland could help to lower the costs of building the facility at St James’s.

# mater-hospital - Friday 25 January, 2013

Mater Hospital Emergency Department relocation postponed
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# Mater Hospital

Mater Hospital Emergency Department relocation postponed

Jan 25th 2013, 2:41 PM 7,635 Views 31 Comments

Management said it did not want to impose additional pressures on other hospitals.

# mater-hospital - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

Mater A&E to close for 32 hours as it moves to new building
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# On The Move

Mater A&E to close for 32 hours as it moves to new building

Jan 23rd 2013, 3:56 PM 8,442 Views 13 Comments

One of the busiest Emergency Departments in the country will close as it is moved to a new nearby location.

# mater-hospital - Saturday 12 January, 2013

13 things we learned from the Oireachtas abortion hearings this week
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# Abortion

13 things we learned from the Oireachtas abortion hearings this week

Jan 12th 2013, 8:00 AM 6,490 Views 19 Comments

Three days of hearings on abortion were held by the Oireachtas Committee on Health and Children this week ahead of expected and long-awaited legislation for the X Case.

# mater-hospital - Monday 5 November, 2012

Explainer: Cabinet to decide on children's hospital, but what are the options?
# Children's Hospital
# Children's Hospital

Explainer: Cabinet to decide on children's hospital, but what are the options?

Nov 5th 2012, 8:40 AM 4,359 Views 24 Comments

It now appears likely that a site near the Coombe Hospital in south Dublin city will be chosen for the long-awaited hospital.

# mater-hospital - Monday 15 October, 2012

Concerns over infection risk as Mater tells staff: 'Wash your own scrubs'
# No Scrubs
# No Scrubs

Concerns over infection risk as Mater tells staff: 'Wash your own scrubs'

Oct 15th 2012, 7:15 AM 11,654 Views 51 Comments

Staff at the emergency department in the Mater Hospital have been told to buy and wash their own uniforms – a system which could pose risks of cross-contamination.

# mater-hospital - Monday 27 August, 2012

Donegal fan drowns in Dublin's Royal Canal
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# Death

Donegal fan drowns in Dublin's Royal Canal

Aug 27th 2012, 11:42 AM 11,662 Views 17 Comments

The 24-year-old fell into the canal last night and was pronounced dead early this morning.

# mater-hospital - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

'National Children's Hospital will go ahead' - Rabbitte
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# National Children's Hospital

'National Children's Hospital will go ahead' - Rabbitte

Jul 18th 2012, 10:57 AM 2,252 Views 6 Comments

It’s reported today that news of the location of the hospital will now be delayed until September.

# mater-hospital - Wednesday 11 July, 2012

Two men injured in separate stabbings in Dublin
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# Stabbings

Two men injured in separate stabbings in Dublin

Jul 11th 2012, 10:07 AM 5,431 Views 33 Comments

Two women were detained by Gardaí but subsequently released without charge.

# mater-hospital - Monday 9 April, 2012

Hospitals in new push backing Mater site for National Children's Hospital
# Children's Hospital
# Children's Hospital

Hospitals in new push backing Mater site for National Children's Hospital

Apr 9th 2012, 10:23 AM 3,718 Views 69 Comments

The Sisters of Mercy have reportedly offered to hand over the existing Mater hospital building to the State.

# mater-hospital - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

National Children's Hospital review group to report within 56 days
# Children's Hospital
# Children's Hospital

National Children's Hospital review group to report within 56 days

Mar 6th 2012, 5:27 PM 1,508 Views 13 Comments

The group’s terms of reference were agreed at Cabinet this morning as the Health Minister underlined the importance that the project get underway as soon as possible.

Ministers to discuss terms of reference for children's hospital review
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# Hospital

Ministers to discuss terms of reference for children's hospital review

Mar 6th 2012, 8:40 AM 1,048 Views 12 Comments

This morning’s cabinet meeting will discuss the terms of reference for a group to examine future plans for the hospital.

# mater-hospital - Saturday 3 March, 2012

New proposal to build National Children's Hospital on Coombe site
# Children's Hospital
# Children's Hospital

New proposal to build National Children's Hospital on Coombe site

Mar 3rd 2012, 11:07 AM 4,284 Views 33 Comments

The proposals could potentially be financed by an overseas sovereign wealth fund.

# mater-hospital - Thursday 1 March, 2012

Mater Hospital issues capacity alert after ‘exceptionally busy week’
# Health
# Health

Mater Hospital issues capacity alert after ‘exceptionally busy week’

Mar 1st 2012, 4:00 PM 3,119 Views 9 Comments

An alert was issued to staff at the Dublin hospital earlier today after it reached full capacity. The alert level has since been lowered with some pressures in the emergency department still being experienced.

# mater-hospital - Saturday 6 August, 2011

Man critical after being hit by car in Ballymun
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# Roads

Man critical after being hit by car in Ballymun

Aug 6th 2011, 7:33 AM 690 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to the collision yesterday evening.

# mater-hospital - Wednesday 20 July, 2011

Children's Hospital a step closer as planning application to be submitted
# Children's Hospital
# Children's Hospital

Children's Hospital a step closer as planning application to be submitted

Jul 20th 2011, 8:18 AM 227 Views 2 Comments

The application will be submitted to An Bord Pleanála today. The hospital is scheduled for completion in 2016.

# mater-hospital - Wednesday 6 July, 2011

Mater site confirmed as location for National Children’s Hospital
# Children's Hospital
# Children's Hospital

Mater site confirmed as location for National Children’s Hospital

Jul 6th 2011, 2:44 PM 768 Views 16 Comments

Planning permission will be sought at the Mater site, but the government won’t decide if it will be built until September

# mater-hospital - Monday 4 July, 2011

Independent review recommends Mater site for new Children's Hospital
# Children's Hospital
# Children's Hospital

Independent review recommends Mater site for new Children's Hospital

Jul 4th 2011, 9:22 PM 574 Views 15 Comments

An independent review group has recommended that the site near the Mater Hospital in Dublin be used to build the country’s proposed National Children’s Hospital.

# mater-hospital - Thursday 19 May, 2011

Ireland wakes to the news of Garret FitzGerald's death - the political world reacts
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# RIP

Ireland wakes to the news of Garret FitzGerald's death - the political world reacts

May 19th 2011, 9:00 AM 1,017 Views 0 Comments

A “renaissance man”, a “towering intellect” and “a shining model of citizenship”. Just some of the tributes pouring in for the seventh Taoiseach of Ireland Garret Fitzgerald, who passed away during the night.

# mater-hospital - Saturday 30 April, 2011

Two injured in separate Dublin shootings
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# Shootings

Two injured in separate Dublin shootings

Apr 30th 2011, 1:48 PM 887 Views 0 Comments

The incidents happened overnight in the Finglas and Dolphin’s Barn areas of Dublin. No arrests have yet been made.

# mater-hospital - Saturday 23 April, 2011

Two charged over meat cleaver attack which almost severed man’s arm
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# Courts

Two charged over meat cleaver attack which almost severed man’s arm

Apr 23rd 2011, 2:45 PM 1,424 Views 0 Comments

The victim, who was attacked following an altercation outside a Spar on Dublin’s North Circular Road, remains in the Mater Hospital where he underwent emergency surgery to reattach his arm.

# mater-hospital - Friday 22 April, 2011

Man critically ill after arm is partially severed in Dublin attack
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# Attack

Man critically ill after arm is partially severed in Dublin attack

Apr 22nd 2011, 1:31 PM 2,350 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí have arrested two men following the assault near a shop on the North Circular Road in Dublin.

# mater-hospital - Monday 28 March, 2011

Three-month-old baby among three injured in fire at Ballymun apartments in Dublin
# Fire
# Fire

Three-month-old baby among three injured in fire at Ballymun apartments in Dublin

Mar 28th 2011, 9:47 AM 825 Views 0 Comments

The fire broke out just before 5am this morning. Three people including two children are being treated at hospitals in Dublin.