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# St Luke's Hospital

This year
HIQA report says ED overcrowding at University Hospital Galway ‘compromises privacy and dignity’
HIQA reports also criticised overcrowding issues in St Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny, and in Wexford General Hospital.
Last year
Supreme Court to hear HSE's appeal over decision to lift consultant doctor's suspension
The Court of Appeal ruled that Prof Ray O’Sullivan was entitled to return to his job that he was suspended from on foot of the complaints against him in 2019.
All time
Young boy in serious condition in hospital after Kilkenny collision
The boy was injured in the collision which happened at 7.50pm on Sunday.
Two healthcare workers from same hospital die after contracting Covid-19
The tragic news was confirmed this evening.
Harris says all maternity hospitals 'should be in a position' to offer abortion services after Kilkenny medics letter
Doctors at St Luke’s wrote in a letter that they’d decided the hospital “is not an appropriate location for medical or surgical terminations”.
Hospital seeks suspension of gynaecologist who performed 'exploratory work' without consent
The Kilkenny hospital commissioned a report into the doctor’s behaviour.
Man in his 80s dies from injuries sustained in Christmas Eve hospital fire
The fire was contained to one room and several other patients are now being treated for injuries.
Man stabbed at shopping centre in Kilkenny
A man in his late 30s is being held at Kilkenny Garda Station.
Investigation launched after mother dies shortly after giving birth
Tracey Fitzpatrick died after giving birth to her third child.
Man (48) dies in industrial accident in quarry
It was the first workplace accident of 2015.
Susie Long Hospice Fund set to open six palliative care beds in Kilkenny
The SLHF eventually wants to open a 12-bed hospice in St Luke’s Hospital.
Man dead and seven others injured in Carlow road crash
Three are seriously injured after the two-car collision on the Old Bagenalstown Road.
Two women killed in Carlow crash
Four other people – including two children – were also injured in the collision between a car and a minibus.
Kenny slams Sinn Féin 'witch hunt' against Minister for Health
Sinn Féin has demanded an explanation as to why emergency wards in Kilkenny and Wexford had upgrades ‘fast-tracked’.
Documents show ministers announced hospital works before HSE Board knew
The opposition lashes out as RTÉ’s This Week obtains documents showing upgrades in Kilkenny and Wexford were fast-tracked.
Woman in serious condition after being struck by vehicle in Kilkenny
An 18-year-old woman remains in hospital after being struck by a car while crossing the road in Kilkenny on Sunday.
Man arrested over Carlow doorstep shooting
The man in his 40s was detained this evening in Carlow Town.
Man to appear in court over assault of elderly woman in Kilkenny
A 35-year-old man has been charged in connection with an assault and robbery of an elderly woman in Kilkenny.
Gardaí launch murder probe over death of Kilkenny woman, 51
Siobhan Stapelton, a mother of five, died in hospital after being found with serious injuries outside her home in Thomastown.
Post mortem results due after death of woman in Kilkenny
The woman, named locally as Siobhán Stapleton, was discovered injured outside her family home in Thomastown yesterday.
Former Kilkenny hurler DJ Carey taken to hospital
Carey, 41, is in a stable condition after he became unwell this afternoon.
Three arrested over Kilkenny stabbing
A 21-year-old man was seriously injured after being stabbed in the city last night.
Two killed, and three hospitalised, in Kilkenny car crash
A married couple in their sixties are killed, and three others hospitalised, after the crash outside Kilkenny city.