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Great Limerick Run 2017 launched by Minister O’Donovan

Great Limerick Run 2017 launched by Minister O’Donovan

| February 1, 2017

One of Ireland’s largest mass participatory sporting events, The Barrington’s Hospital Great Limerick Run, was launched in Limerick this week by Minister of State with responsibility for Tourism & Sport Patrick O’Donovan T.D. Following a Sport Social & Economic Impact report it was estimated the event will deliver a €5m boost to the local economy […]

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Fundraising ball for Neonatal Unit

Fundraising ball for Neonatal Unit

| January 30, 2017

A fundraising ball will take place at the Limerick Strand Hotel on Saturday, February 11 to raise funds for the Neonatal Unit at University Maternity Hospital Limerick. A group of parents whose children have all passed through the University Maternity Hospital Limerick came together to organise a the ball to raise funds for the Neonatal Unit. This […]

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New acute bed unit at UHL approved

New acute bed unit at UHL approved

| January 27, 2017

Limerick Senator Kieran O’Donnell has secured approval from the HSE for the design phase of the the much needed 96 Acute beds building unit at UHL. “Following my discussions and meeting with Mr. Liam Woods, national director of acute hospitals division in the HSE, I have today received written correspondence directly from him confirming approval […]

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Free rapid HIV testing available in Limerick on December 1

Free rapid HIV testing available in Limerick on December 1

| November 24, 2016

THE HSE, in partnership with a number of Sexual Health Organisations around Ireland is providing free Rapid HIV Testing on 1st December to mark World AIDS Day 2016. World AIDS Day is held on the 1st December each year and is an opportunity for people to unite in the fight against HIV and to show […]

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Limerick Hospitals receive prestigious awards

Limerick Hospitals receive prestigious awards

| November 18, 2016

TWO LIMERICK Hospitals were among those recognised for their healthy eating practices at the Irish Heart Foundation’s recent Healthy Eating and Active@Work Awards ceremony recently. University Maternity Hospital, Limerick and Croom Orthopaedic Hospital, Limerick both received the Gold standard for their Healthy Eating achievements. The ceremony, held in Dublin recently, celebrates how Irish businesses are […]

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University Maternity Hospital Limerick Retains Designation as a ‘Baby Friendly Hospital’

University Maternity Hospital Limerick Retains Designation as a ‘Baby Friendly Hospital’

| November 16, 2016

UNIVERSITY Maternity Hospital Limerick has been presented with an award to acknowledge its continued achievement as a ‘Baby Friendly Hospital’. Baby Friendly Health (BFHI) status is an award in the global programme of the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) to hospitals that implement best practice in maternity services and […]

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The perfect cup of coffee? – According to Maths

The perfect cup of coffee? – According to Maths

| November 16, 2016

MATHEMATICIANS are a step closer to answering what, for some, is one of life’s most pressing questions – how to make the perfect cup of coffee. Advanced mathematical analysis of a “hideously complicated” set of variables reveals that the size of the coffee grain is critical, followed by a long list of other factors. The […]

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Limerick to showcase its Lifelong Learning expertise in China

Limerick to showcase its Lifelong Learning expertise in China

| November 15, 2016

A TWO day conference in Hangzhou City in China will see Limerick showcasing its expertise in the provision of Lifelong Learning across multiple locations. The UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL), in collaboration with the Municipal Government of Hangzhou City is organising the first International Meeting for its Member Cities under the theme ‘Learning Cities […]

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Winter safety and wellbeing campaign launched by Limerick’s Public Services

Winter safety and wellbeing campaign launched by Limerick’s Public Services

| November 15, 2016

A MAJOR new campaign has been launched in Limerick this week to highlight safety and wellbeing issues over the winter period. Limerick’s Public Services of Limerick City and County Council, An Garda Síochána and the HSE have joined forces and are working together to highlight some key messages over the coming weeks. A pilot three-week […]

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Limerick to benefit from air ambulance service

Limerick to benefit from air ambulance service

| November 11, 2016

A new initiative that has the ability to save countless lives in its first 12 months of service has been announced. Based out of Cork Airport and serving Limerick and the main towns in Munster, Irish Community Air Ambulance will provide a vital lifesaving service , offering fast access to advanced clinical interventions at the […]

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