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Minor Injuries Unit in Dundalk to open to those five and over from February

The Minor Injuries Unit at the Louth County Hospital in Dundalk will begin treating children aged five and over from next February. The news was announced during a visit by

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Additional capacity for Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital secured in Budget 2018

Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda is set to benefit from additional capacity on the back of Budget 2018. The funding was welcomed by local TD Fergus O’Dowd who

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Almost 18,000 patients waiting for hospital care in the area

There are just shy of 18,000 patients waiting for hospital care in this region, new figures from the National Treatment Purchase Fund have revealed. The figures for September show there

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Local hospitals continuing to flout healthy eating rules by selling junk food in vending machines

The Louth County Hospital in Dundalk and Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda are amongst the hospitals continuing to ignore healthy eating rules by having vending machines selling junk

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Over 1,200 people waiting on hospital appointments in Co Louth

Local TD Gerry Adams has hit out at new figures which show there are more than 1,200 people waiting for hospital appointments in Co Louth. According to the National Treatment

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Cross border healthcare arrangements will continue post Brexit, says Minister

The impact of cross border healthcare post Brexit was discussed at an event in Dundalk today. Speaking at the All-Island Civic Dialogue at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Minister for Health

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Gardaí investigating attack on pregnant woman who was kicked in the stomach

Gardaí in Dundalk are appealing for witnesses following an assault on a pregnant woman in the town last Sunday evening. The incident occurred at around 7.30pm outside the Aldi store

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Motorist hospitalised after car overturns at Readypenny

A motorist was hospitalised following a road traffic incident on the outskirts of Dundalk this morning. Dundalk Fire Service were called to the scene at Readypenny, shortly before 6am after

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“Alarming” figures reveal 7,353 bed days were lost in Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in first half of 2017

Local TD Declan Breathnach has described as “alarming” new figures which reveal the extent of bed losses at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in the first half of the year.

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Coffey “shocked and appalled” at waiting time of more than 24 hours for elderly patients locally

Local Fianna Fáil councillor Emma Coffey says she is shocked and appalled that so far this year 368 people aged over 75 have experienced a waiting time of more than

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Number on trolleys in Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital continues to fall despite record numbers nationally

There were 1,848 patients on trolleys at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda in the first seven months of the year. Figures from the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation

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Dundalk man comes to Drogheda’s aid with donation of over 3,000 bottles of water

A Dundalk man has come to the aid of thousands of people in Drogheda who have been affected by the ongoing water shortage in the town. Up to 70,000 in

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Charity walk in memory of Peter Conlon this Sunday

Conlon’s Food Hall will host a charity walk this Sunday in memory of their founder, Peter Conlon, who passed away last December. The Monaghan Way sponsored walk, a scenic hike

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Louth Hospital Group seeking new manager for Louth and Lourdes hospitals

The Louth Hospital Group is currently on the lookout for a new Hospital Manager. The successful candidate will oversee the running of both the Louth County Hospital in Dundalk and

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Two people arrested in separate incidents after ambulances are forced to stop on M1

Two people were arrested in the early hours of yesterday morning following separate incidents which led to two ambulances having stop on their respective journeys from Dundalk to Drogheda. The