Senator doubts A&E could cope with major emergency crisis

A local senator has expressed concern about how University Hospital Galway’s A&E department would cope with any major medical emergency due to the increasing pressure on its services.

Senator Fidelma Healy Eames wonders if a case of Ebola occurred here how would patients be isolated.

“This might sound sensational but imagine if there was an Ebola epidemic? Where would you isolate patients given the overcrowding conditions at UHG? It must have the capacity to isolate.”


News

Senator doubts A&E could cope with major emergency crisis

A local senator has expressed concern about how University Hospital Galway’s A&E department would cope with any major medical emergency due to the increasing pressure on its services.

Professor Abhay Pandit, NUI Galway, pictured showing the latest aerosol technology for drug delivery to Professor Mark Ferguson, director general of SFI. The aerosol allows drugs to be nebulised into a fine particle mist that can be absorbed through the lungs while maintaining drug integrity.

What's On

Junior Galway Film Fleadh celebrates twenty years

This year the Junior Galway Film Fleadh is celebrating 20 years of entertaining and educating young people through the power of film and it has assembled a feast of cinematic delights to mark the occasion.


Property

O’Donnellan & Joyce December auction to attract first time buyers and investors

O’Donnellan & Joyce’s last auction of the year, which will be held on December 12 in the Harbour Hotel, is expected to attract enormous interest from buyers, particularly investors and first time buyers, as it will be the last opportunity for investors to acquire properties with the Government tax incentive whereby those holding a property for seven years will be exempt from capital gains tax on any profit made on disposal of the property.


Sport

Galway head to Tolka Park in ‘positive’ form

Galway FC take a two-goal lead to Tolka Park for tomorrow evening's SSE Airtricity League promotion-play off second leg, but manager Tommy Dunne insists the Tribesmen will not adopt a defensive approach at the Drumcondra venue.

Robbie Henshaw, who Brian O’Driscoll has tipped to replace him as the No 13 on the Ireland team, scored two tries against La Rochelle. He and four teammates have been named on the Ireland squad this week.

Motors

Thirty-nine contenders for 2015 Continental Irish Car of the Year

A field of 39 candidates for the prestigious Continental Irish Car of the Year 2015 awards was announced by the Irish Motoring Writers Association this week.

Tom Dennigan of Continental Tyres Ireland with Austin Shinnors, chairman of the IMWA, outside The Marker Hotel, Grand Canal Square, where the Continental Irish Car of the Year awards event will be held on Friday November 28.

Business

Businesses help explain the ‘Power of Science’ at the Science and Technology Festival

The 17th Galway Science and Technology Festival, part of National Science Week, involving over 180 events and 35,000 primary and secondary school students will take place from November 10-23 this year. This year’s festival will explore and celebrate the ‘Power of Science’ at events in schools, colleges, research institutes, companies and community centres across Galway City and county.


Lifestyle

Galway Restaurant Week — a seven day culinary adventure

An initiative by the people who brought us Galway Food Festival will see the city’s restaurant owners come together to showcase the variety, quality, and standard of Galway’s restaurant scene.

Pictured launching Galway Restaurant Week, which runs from November 3 to 9: Heather Flaherty, Jonathan Gunning, Aoife Qualter, and Rosa Butler.

Opinion

Your call is important to us, yeah right..

Hello, You have reached the offices of Irish Water, Uisce Paddy. You call is important to us so it may be recorded for training porpoises. Please also note that at any stage your call may be terminated or transferred to the talking clock in Australia, so Uisce Paddy must approve in principle the tenure of your call.


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