Latest Healthcare in the Republic of Ireland Stories

2009-04-09 14:12:45

Opposition leaders in Britain said government overpayments to Ireland for healthcare expenses amounted to $1 billion and needed immediate redress. The overpayment was made as part of a 40-year-old arrangement for Britain to cover some healthcare costs for Irish pensioners who had spent part of their

2009-02-03 06:00:00

RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Virginia hospitals reduced overall death rates of patients hospitalized for medical and surgical heart (cardiac) care. Hospital readmission rates for heart patients also dropped.

2008-11-07 09:00:25

Hibernian Group, a multi-line insurer in Ireland and owned by Aviva, has appointed Jim Dowdall as managing director of Hibernian Health, subject to the necessary regulatory approvals.

2008-08-27 12:01:00

Global Entertainment Acquisition Corporation (PINKSHEETS: GEAC) announced today that its music division chief and lead songwriter and producer Del has written and produced the theme song for VHI's new hit reality series starring Luke Skywalker, the former lead singer of controversial rap group 2 Live Crew.

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
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.