Archive for the 'Healthcare' Category

Clare Patients To Benefit From New Blood Transfusion Centre

Tuesday, December 16th, 2008

Tuesday, 16 December 2008 - Minister of State Tony Killeen has welcomed the Minister for Health and Children’s announcement of a EUR17m investment programme to provide a new purpose-built Munster Regional Blood Transfusion Centre at Cork University Hospital.


High Radon Levels Recorded In County Clare

Tuesday, November 11th, 2008

Tuesday, 11 November 2008 - Minister of State and Clare T.D., Tony Killeen has urged householders across the County to test their homes for the cancer causing radioactive gas radon.


Arizona Couple Donate USD50,000 To First Aid Facility At Cliffs Of Moher

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008

Wednesday, 22 October 2008 - An American couple whose newborn son Nicolas passed away at the Cliffs of Moher in July 2006 have donated 50,000 U.S. Dollars towards the provision and equipping of a medical facility at the world famous tourist attraction.



Statement issued jointly by Health Service Executive and Clare County Council RE: Lead in drinking water

Friday, October 17th, 2008

Friday, 17th October 2008

Ongoing monitoring for lead in drinking water supplies is continuing and elevated levels of lead have been detected in premises in Bank Place, St Michael’s Villas and Old Limerick Road (off the Clare Road, from Captain Macs Cross to Daly’s garage), Ennis. There will be repeat samples taken in all of the above locations to verify these results as well as at Patrick Street (Clarecastle), Marian Avenue and Connolly Villas in Ennis.

University Of Limerick Awarded EUR5M Grant To Combat MRSA

Thursday, October 2nd, 2008

Thursday, 2 October 2008 – The University of Limerick has secured a EUR5M technology research contract aimed at significantly reducing MRSA infection rates in hospitals across the world.


EUR700k For East Clare Health Projects

Thursday, September 25th, 2008

Thursday, 25 September 2008 - Two projects in County Clare have received combined funding of EUR700k for the improvement of health services.


Independent Investigation Not Enough To Restore Public Confidence In Health System

Wednesday, September 24th, 2008

Wednesday, 24 September 2008 - The Mayor of Clare said this evening that the announcement of an Independent investigation into the operation of services at Ennis General Hospital was insufficient on its own to restore public confidence in the health system.


Limerick County Council Lifts Second Water Boil Notice

Thursday, August 28th, 2008

Thursday, 28 August 2008 - Limerick County Council, following consultation with the Health Service Executive, has today removed a boil water notice that was affecting customers in Pallasgreen, County Limerick.


Drinking Water Boil Notice Issue In County Limerick

Wednesday, August 20th, 2008

Wednesday August 20, 2008- Limerick County Council, following consultation with the Health Service Executive, has issued a boil water notice to customers served by the Rockhill Water Supply Scheme in County Limerick.


HSE To Explore Development Of Satellite Dialysis Unit At Ennis General Hospital

Wednesday, July 9th, 2008

Wednesday, 9 July 2008 - Minister of State, Mr. Tony Killeen has received confirmation from the Health Service Executive (HSE) that it is exploring the possibility of establishing a Satellite Dialysis Centre at Ennis General Hospital.