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Tuesday 30 May 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Portrane

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April 2023
# Portrane
Patients at €220m Central Mental Hospital sleeping in clothes due to issues with heating system
Staff formally raised concerns about “extreme cold” at the hospital 25 times over a 33-day period.
Last year
# Portrane
Central Mental Hospital relocated to €200 million facility in north county Dublin
The new facility will expand to a 130 bed capacity next year, compared to the Dundrum site’s capacity of 96.
All time
# Portrane
Garda probe as heavy machinery causes 'reckless damage' to Dublin beach's erosion defence system
Over 70 ‘seabees’ were moved over the weekend.
# Dublin
Gardaí appeal for help in finding 13-year-old girl missing from Swords
Sebastiana Paun was last seen in Blanchardstown Shopping Centre at 9.15pm on Friday.
# Portrane
Residents fear being left 'homeless' as council warns them not to erect barriers against coastal erosion
Residents say they risk losing their homes in the coming years if they don’t take action immediately.
# Portrane
Man in critical condition after fall off Dublin cliff
The man sustained serious head injuries in the fall.
# Dundrum
The Central Mental Hospital is being closed down
Patients will be transferred to a larger, more modern, hospital in Portrane.
# national facility
Building of new Central Mental Hospital in Portrane may begin next year
Planning permission for the project could be decided upon in the first half of next year.
# Dublin
Man rescued after breaking leg in cliff fall
The man fell near Martello Tower in Portrane yesterday evening.
# Mental Health
Privacy improves at St Ita’s Hospital but units remain "unsuitable for residents" - report
The details of an unannounced visit at the Willowbrook and Woodview units of the hospital have been published.
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# Health Service
Central Mental Hospital to be moved to north Dublin
A report into conditions at the Central Mental Hospital last year described it as “unsuitable”.