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2009-05-08 12:44:26

Ireland's Health Service Executive said it is investigating the death of an elderly man at a Mayo County nursing home where food poisoning is possible. The health organization said in a statement the death of the unidentified 89-year-old man at the St.

2004-11-30 03:00:07

Medical Correspondent Dr Muiris Houston looks at the changing face of Irish medicine "The medical profession did not want any state control of medical services because it felt that it would destroy the doctor - patient relationship." - Dr Leonard Abrahamson, president of the Royal College of Physicians.

2004-11-25 03:00:15

A Government backbencher has welcomed the "passing" of the health boards, which she described as the "most coveted of all the spoils" for politicians elected to local councils.

Word of the Day
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.