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#Our Lady of Lourdes

# our-lady-of-lourdes - Friday 1 February, 2019

Anti-abortion protesters say they received 'reliable information' on abortions taking place in Drogheda hospital
# Our Lady Of Lourdes
# Our Lady Of Lourdes

Anti-abortion protesters say they received 'reliable information' on abortions taking place in Drogheda hospital

Feb 1st 2019, 4:37 PM 73,841 Views 209 Comments

This is at least the second time this year that people have protested outside the hospital.

# our-lady-of-lourdes - Monday 21 January, 2019

Retired surgeon groped 14-year-old patient that he played chess with, trial told
# Michael Shine
# Michael Shine

Retired surgeon groped 14-year-old patient that he played chess with, trial told

Jan 21st 2019, 5:23 PM 21,338 Views 0 Comments

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 - Monday 14 January, 2019

Most people don't support changing hospital names to remove religious references
# Our Lady Of Lourdes
# Our Lady Of Lourdes

Most people don't support changing hospital names to remove religious references

Jan 14th 2019, 12:05 AM 23,614 Views 120 Comments

Locals recently protested the proposed name change of Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda.

# our-lady-of-lourdes - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

'You wouldn't have three drivers on five buses': Nurses at Our Lady of Lourdes hold day of action
# Understaffed
# Understaffed

'You wouldn't have three drivers on five buses': Nurses at Our Lady of Lourdes hold day of action

May 24th 2016, 7:47 AM 12,641 Views 46 Comments

All non-essential tasks will be stopped for the day in protest over staff shortages.

# our-lady-of-lourdes - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

Drogheda hospital criticised after confidential patient records found 'strewn on the street'
# Our Lady Of Lourdes
# Our Lady Of Lourdes

Drogheda hospital criticised after confidential patient records found 'strewn on the street'

Sep 29th 2015, 10:45 PM 16,851 Views 29 Comments

The files contained personal information about 44 orthopaedic patients at Our Lady of Lourdes.

# our-lady-of-lourdes - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

'Strong possibility' of strike action after cancer patient left on trolley for five days
# Drogheda
# Drogheda

'Strong possibility' of strike action after cancer patient left on trolley for five days

Sep 8th 2015, 7:35 PM 22,453 Views 54 Comments

The man was one of 40 in need of a bed in the overcrowded Emergency Department in Our Lady of Lourdes.

# our-lady-of-lourdes - Saturday 23 May, 2015

Man to appear in court after pitbull set on gardaí
# Louth
# Louth

Man to appear in court after pitbull set on gardaí

May 23rd 2015, 10:19 AM 8,875 Views 0 Comments

He will be in front of the Criminal Courts of Justice in Dublin later this morning.

# our-lady-of-lourdes - Thursday 12 February, 2015

The hospital with the worst overcrowding problem is getting a boost of nurses
# Our Lady Of Lourdes
# Our Lady Of Lourdes

The hospital with the worst overcrowding problem is getting a boost of nurses

Feb 12th 2015, 7:25 PM 15,580 Views 29 Comments

Changes are set to occur after an appearance by the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation before the Labour Relations Commission yesterday.

# our-lady-of-lourdes - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

A dozen breech births at Drogheda hospital went unnoticed, but the man in charge is "confident it's safe"
# Drogheda
# Drogheda

A dozen breech births at Drogheda hospital went unnoticed, but the man in charge is "confident it's safe"

Feb 11th 2015, 9:35 AM 21,118 Views 46 Comments

The details have emerged following an RTÉ investigations Unit report.

# our-lady-of-lourdes - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

Man found dead in Co Louth house
# Drogheda
# Drogheda

Man found dead in Co Louth house

Jan 13th 2015, 4:51 PM 17,157 Views 3 Comments

Gardaí are investigating.

# our-lady-of-lourdes - Thursday 8 January, 2015

Woman dies in collision between truck and car, three people injured
# Meath
# Meath

Woman dies in collision between truck and car, three people injured

Jan 8th 2015, 9:19 AM 20,974 Views 12 Comments

The crash happened at 6am this morning on the Duleek to Drogheda Road.

# our-lady-of-lourdes - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

Varadkar won't be taking up nurses' challenge - but he'll meet them in September
# Emergency Department
# Emergency Department

Varadkar won't be taking up nurses' challenge - but he'll meet them in September

Aug 19th 2014, 4:22 PM 21,659 Views 52 Comments

The new Health Minister was asked to work a 12-hour shift in an Emergency Department.

# our-lady-of-lourdes - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Nurses report 'dangerous' patient overcrowding at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital
# Our Lady Of Lourdes
# Our Lady Of Lourdes

Nurses report 'dangerous' patient overcrowding at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital

Jul 31st 2014, 7:03 PM 8,273 Views 22 Comments

INMO is calling for the Drogheda hospital’s emergency department to be taken off call for 48 hours to ease the strain.

# our-lady-of-lourdes - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

Trolleys 'overflowing' onto corridors at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Trolleys 'overflowing' onto corridors at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital

Mar 11th 2014, 12:42 PM 7,651 Views 30 Comments

The HSE acknowledged that the hospital was “exceptionally busy” today and said measures have been put in place to address the high patient numbers.

# our-lady-of-lourdes - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

Over 200 patients referred back to GPs after closure of chronic pain clinic
# Pain
# Pain

Over 200 patients referred back to GPs after closure of chronic pain clinic

Aug 28th 2013, 11:27 AM 8,828 Views 51 Comments

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.

# our-lady-of-lourdes - Tuesday 23 July, 2013

Over €60,000 in compensation for women excluded from Michael Neary redress scheme
# Compensation
# Compensation

Over €60,000 in compensation for women excluded from Michael Neary redress scheme

Jul 23rd 2013, 7:35 PM 5,338 Views 4 Comments

The 35 patients of Dr Michael Neary received unnecessary oophorectomies during his 25 years at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda.

# our-lady-of-lourdes - Monday 17 June, 2013

Man in his 60s dies in Louth house fire
# Fire
# Fire

Man in his 60s dies in Louth house fire

Jun 17th 2013, 8:17 AM 4,439 Views 1 Comment

The fire broke out just before 9pm last night.

# our-lady-of-lourdes - Thursday 7 February, 2013

Two men stabbed in hotel car park in Meath
# Stabbing
# Stabbing

Two men stabbed in hotel car park in Meath

Feb 7th 2013, 8:07 AM 13,304 Views 9 Comments

Gardaí said enquiries are ongoing and no arrests have been made.

# our-lady-of-lourdes - Friday 14 December, 2012

Man in his 80s dies in Meath truck crash
# Roads
# Roads

Man in his 80s dies in Meath truck crash

Dec 14th 2012, 7:19 AM 5,449 Views 12 Comments

The pedestrian was hit by a truck as he crossed the road in Slane.

# our-lady-of-lourdes - Saturday 4 August, 2012

# our-lady-of-lourdes - Thursday 15 December, 2011

TDs call for inquiry into sexual abuse at Drogheda hospital
# Abuse Inquiry
# Abuse Inquiry

TDs call for inquiry into sexual abuse at Drogheda hospital

Dec 15th 2011, 6:12 PM 3,033 Views 5 Comments

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.

# our-lady-of-lourdes - Tuesday 13 December, 2011

Man due in court over James Hughes shooting
# Carrickmacross
# Carrickmacross

Man due in court over James Hughes shooting

Dec 13th 2011, 7:15 AM 1,896 Views 0 Comments

The 32-year-old man who handed himself into Gardaí in Sunday will appear at Dundalk District Court this morning.

# our-lady-of-lourdes - Sunday 11 December, 2011

Man shot dead in Dundalk
# Shooting
# Shooting

Man shot dead in Dundalk

Dec 11th 2011, 10:07 AM 5,600 Views 2 Comments

A man has been arrested in connection with the shooting which happened outside a house in Dundalk early this morning.

# our-lady-of-lourdes - Thursday 28 April, 2011

HSE sympathy for family of Monaghan woman who died in childbirth
# Tragic
# Tragic

HSE sympathy for family of Monaghan woman who died in childbirth

Apr 28th 2011, 9:32 AM 1,375 Views 1 Comment

The 39-year-old died at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, moments before giving birth to a healthy daughter.