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Thursday 28 September 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# vomiting bug

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Thomas Barr withdraws from World Championships semi-finals
The Waterford runner cannot compete due to a vomiting bug.
Luxury hotel shuts 'for deep clean' as vomiting bug infects staff and guests
The Slieve Russell Hotel in Cavan closed yesterday.
Visiting restrictions at Mercy University Hospital due to winter vomiting outbreak
Members of the public needing less urgent treatment have also been asked to avail, where possible, of other care services.
Public warned not to visit hospital in Cork after vomiting outbreak
This follows the outbreak of the winter vomiting bug at the hospital.
Public told to avoid Tallaght Hospital unless absolutely necessary
Emergency services continue to operate as normal as the hospital deals with a norovirus outbreak.
Visitors warned of 'highly contagious' bug at Dublin hospital
The bug is highly contagious and the hospital is working to stop it spreading.
Restrictions lifted at Mercy University Hospital
The restrictions were put in place on 15 December.
Visitor restrictions in place at University Hospital Galway due to vomiting bug
The hospital said they are under tremendous pressure and cannot afford to lose beds because of virus outbreaks.
Beaumont Hospital extends visiting ban over weekend
The hospital has asked all visitors to stay away as incidences of the winter vomiting bug increase in the community.
Beaumont Hospital asks all visitors to 'stay away'
Last Friday the hospital introduced visiting restrictions but has now stepped this up.
Visitors warned to stay away from Mayo General Hospital
There has been a rise in the number of people with the virus in the community over the past number of weeks.
Visitor ban at Waterford hospitals due to vomiting bug
The bug has also hit Waterford Regional Hospital and St Patrick’s Hospital, leading to full bans on visitors.
Visitor restrictions remain in hospitals due to vomiting bug
Restrictions are still place in Limerick and Cavan though the number of reported cases have significantly declined.
Visitor restrictions at St Finbarr's Hospital in Cork due to vomiting bug
Relatives of very ill patients are asked to contact the hospital in advance of visits and no children are allowed to visit until further notice.
HSE warns of increase in winter vomiting bug cases
The call to stop it spreading comes after 300 cases were recorded in the last two weeks.
Public warned over winter vomiting bug in St Vincent’s Hospital
Visiting restrictions are in place at the hospital in response to a “particularly virulent” form of the winter vomiting bug.
Beaumont restricts visits after outbreak of winter vomiting bug
An outbreak of the winter vomiting bug means the hospital has introduced visiting restrictions, including to emergency wards.
Weekend ban on visitors at Waterford Regional Hospital
There are suspected cases of Norovirus (vomiting bug) at the hospital.
Beaumont Hospital appeals to visitors over winter vomiting bug
The hospital says no children should be brought in as visitors and that people should avoid unnecessary visits to the hospital.
Vomiting bug infections more than double last year's rate
The number of outbreaks of the winter vomiting bug in the first week of 2012 is more than double the rate from last year.
The Daily Fix: Wednesday
A roundup of the day’s main news – plus any bits and pieces you may have missed.
New outbreak of winter vomiting bug at Dublin hospital
Visitors have been urged to stay away from Connolly Hospital in Blanchardstown, where a number of wards are affected.
Visiting restrictions remain in place at two Dublin hospitals
St Vincent’s University and Beaumont hospitals have both been affected by an outbreak of the winter vomiting bug.
The Daily Fix: Friday
In tonight’s Fix: Smacking ban could be on the way; how Ireland looked from abroad in 2011; and the unfortunate power of Twitter…
HSE issues virus guidelines as vomiting bug outbreak continues
There have been 11 new cases of the bug at two Dublin hospitals in the last 24 hours.
St Vincent's joins Beaumont in urging against visits due to vomiting bug
The two Dublin hospitals are advising against all non-essential visits after an outbreak of a winter vomiting bug.
Visitors warned to stay away as vomiting bug hits Beaumont Hospital
Forty-two patients and some staff have already been hit by the winter vomiting bug – so only essential visits are allowed to the Dublin hospital.