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Monday 20 March 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# Our Lady of Lourdes

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# Our Lady of Lourdes
Anti-abortion protesters say they received 'reliable information' on abortions taking place in Drogheda hospital
This is at least the second time this year that people have protested outside the hospital.
# michael shine
Retired surgeon groped 14-year-old patient that he played chess with, trial told
The teenager was hit by a car in 1972, and required surgery on his knee. Michael Shine was his consultant during his stay in hospital.
# Our Lady of Lourdes
Most people don't support changing hospital names to remove religious references
Locals recently protested the proposed name change of Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda.
# understaffed
'You wouldn't have three drivers on five buses': Nurses at Our Lady of Lourdes hold day of action
All non-essential tasks will be stopped for the day in protest over staff shortages.
# Our Lady of Lourdes
Drogheda hospital criticised after confidential patient records found 'strewn on the street'
The files contained personal information about 44 orthopaedic patients at Our Lady of Lourdes.
# Drogheda
'Strong possibility' of strike action after cancer patient left on trolley for five days
The man was one of 40 in need of a bed in the overcrowded Emergency Department in Our Lady of Lourdes.
# Louth
Man to appear in court after pitbull set on gardaí
He will be in front of the Criminal Courts of Justice in Dublin later this morning.
# Our Lady of Lourdes
The hospital with the worst overcrowding problem is getting a boost of nurses
Changes are set to occur after an appearance by the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation before the Labour Relations Commission yesterday.
# Drogheda
A dozen breech births at Drogheda hospital went unnoticed, but the man in charge is "confident it's safe"
The details have emerged following an RTÉ investigations Unit report.
# Drogheda
Man found dead in Co Louth house
Gardaí are investigating.
# Meath
Woman dies in collision between truck and car, three people injured
The crash happened at 6am this morning on the Duleek to Drogheda Road.
# Emergency Department
Varadkar won't be taking up nurses' challenge - but he'll meet them in September
The new Health Minister was asked to work a 12-hour shift in an Emergency Department.
# Our Lady of Lourdes
Nurses report 'dangerous' patient overcrowding at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital
INMO is calling for the Drogheda hospital’s emergency department to be taken off call for 48 hours to ease the strain.
# Overcrowding
Trolleys 'overflowing' onto corridors at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital
The HSE acknowledged that the hospital was “exceptionally busy” today and said measures have been put in place to address the high patient numbers.
# pain
Over 200 patients referred back to GPs after closure of chronic pain clinic
The HSE said today that it has been unable to recruit a replacement consultant to operate the service at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda.
# compensation
Over €60,000 in compensation for women excluded from Michael Neary redress scheme
The 35 patients of Dr Michael Neary received unnecessary oophorectomies during his 25 years at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda.
# Fire
Man in his 60s dies in Louth house fire
The fire broke out just before 9pm last night.
# Stabbing
Two men stabbed in hotel car park in Meath
Gardaí said enquiries are ongoing and no arrests have been made.
# Roads
Man in his 80s dies in Meath truck crash
The pedestrian was hit by a truck as he crossed the road in Slane.
# abuse inquiry
TDs call for inquiry into sexual abuse at Drogheda hospital
A cross-party group of TDs and Senators from Louth, Meath, Cavan and Monaghan have asked the Taoiseach to set up an inquiry into allegations of abuse at the hospital spanning 30 years.
# Carrickmacross
Man due in court over James Hughes shooting
The 32-year-old man who handed himself into Gardaí in Sunday will appear at Dundalk District Court this morning.
# Shooting
Man shot dead in Dundalk
A man has been arrested in connection with the shooting which happened outside a house in Dundalk early this morning.
# Tragic
HSE sympathy for family of Monaghan woman who died in childbirth
The 39-year-old died at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, moments before giving birth to a healthy daughter.