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Free hearing screenings in the Marshes this Saturday

The Specsavers Hearcare Van will be providing free hearing screenings in the Marshes Shopping Centre this Saturday. The van will be in the centre from 10.30am to 4pm on the

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Sinn Féin Republican Youth express concern at low staffing levels in Louth for mental health services

Sinn Féin Republican Youth have outlined their concern at such low figures of staffing in the Community Health Organisation of which Louth is part of, following the report published this

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83 women from Louth travelled to the UK for an abortion last year

A total of 83 women from Co Louth travelled to the UK last year for an abortion. That’s according to new figures from the Department of Health in the UK.

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Residents at local care home witnessed incidents of aggressive behaviour by other residents

Residents at a St John of God Community Services run care home in Blackrock were vulnerable to witnessing incidents of aggressive behaviour displayed by other residents. According to a report

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Waiting lists in Louth make for “depressing reading”, insists Breathnach

More than 200 patients waiting for inpatient services or surgery at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda have been waiting more than a year. That’s according to new figures

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Adams calls on An Garda Síochána to investigate secret payments to St John of God managers

Local TD Gerry Adams has called on An Garda Síochána to investigate reports that secret payments were made to St John of God managers. The Irish Times reported this morning

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HSE audit criticises lack of transparency in the way St John of God’s John Pepper is paid

A HSE audit has hit out at the lack of clarity and transparency in the way that St John of God group chief executive John Pepper is paid. The Haggardstown

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Coffee morning aid of St Oliver’s in Dundalk Outcomers on Thursday

A coffee morning in aid of St Oliver Plunkett Community Hospital will be held on Thursday morning from 11am to 1pm in the Dundalk Outcomers Centre at Roden Place. The

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Adams hits out at lack of accommodation for mental health services in North Louth

Local TD Gerry Adams has hit out at the lack of accommodation for mental health services in North Louth. Speaking during Leaders’ Questions in the Dáil yesterday, the Sinn Féin

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X-Ray Ireland could help you skip the wait for surgery

If you’re currently on a HSE waiting list awaiting surgery then X-Ray Ireland’s registration and information evening next Monday May 29th may be of interest to you. Under an EU

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Ten new jobs to be created by Irish HomeCare’s new Rapid Response Team in Louth

Irish HomeCare has today launched a new initiative in Co Louth – The Rapid Response team. The new service will allow Irish HomeCare to provide care to the elderly and

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Dundalk IT students aim to challenge the stigma around schizophrenia with Realign project

A group of fourth year Creative Multimedia students at Dundalk IT are inviting people to ‘Realign’, a practice based research project that is tackling stigma in Irish media, specifically the stigma

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Dundalk company Diaceutics finds 156,000 cancer patients could miss out on life-saving drugs every year

Diaceutics, the Dundalk-based medtech company enabling better patient testing globally, today announced research results showing that more than 156,000 cancer patients in the US and Europe could be missing out on

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New strategic partnership launched between Dundalk IT and ALONE

A new strategic partnership between Netwell CASALA, the research centre for ageing at DkIT and ALONE, the charity that supports older people to age at home was announced at an

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Fundraiser in the Lisdoo this Friday to help baby girl born with rare brain condition

A fundraiser has been organised for this Friday night in the Lisdoo to help a seven week old baby girl who was born with her brain outside her skull receive