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Last week
19th November 2023 - 25th November 2023
Government approves plans to accelerate Adare Bypass construction ahead of 2027 Ryder Cup
The 2027 edition of the Ryder Cup between Europe and the United States will be held at Adare Manor.
This year
Surge in viruses seen in the Mid-West as some people contract more than one virus
Public Health Mid-West said it has seen a “noticeable increase” in adults.
Pilot project to ease overcrowding at Limerick hospital under way
Ambulances in the region will be able to bring patients directly to Ennis Hospital instead of them waiting on a trolley at University Hospital Limerick.
Ambulances will be able to bring patients 'directly' to Ennis instead of Limerick from Monday
The region has seen record breaking overcrowding in recent days.
Explainer: What is going on with overcrowding at University Hospital Limerick?
A major internal incident was declared at the hospital yesterday as it became overwhelmed by patient numbers.
All time
Ireland’s newest Technological University officially opens
The new university will have a student population of 14,000 across six counties.
'We're not out of the woods yet': Ten people now confirmed dead in US cold snap
At least eight people have died in the polar vortex with the fear of hypothermia rising.
Colder than Antarctica: People told to stay home in a dozen states as big freeze grips America
Temperatures have dropped as low as minus 28 degrees.
This hard-hitting video could challenge people's views on rape
“Most people who are raped already know the person who raped them,” said Rape Crisis Midwest.
Two rape crisis centres are to close temporarily as cuts take hold
The services in Clare and Tipperary will be closed for at least a month because of a €120,000 shortfall.
PICS: US Midwest braces itself for record freeze
A ‘polar vortex’ is leading to record low temperatures.
Six killed as tornadoes tear across America's midwest
Trees were uprooted, cars flipped and houses flattened.
Pics: Snowstorms batter the US midwest and head east
At least six people have died as a result of the storm with authorities telling people to stay at home and not risk treacherous roads.
12 killed in severe US storms
Winds of up to 270 kph tore through neighbourhoods, destroying homes in the Midwest and killing at least 12 people.
Why do China's leaders love visiting Shannon?
Newswhip’s Paul Quigley discovers how Shannon, Co Clare helped invent modern China.