Wednesday 24 January 2018

IKEA issue recall for child's tent

A CHILD'S folding tent is being recalled by Swedish discount furniture giant, IKEA as it poses a serious risk to children.

The company has requested that parents who purchased the BUSA children's folding tent immediately take it away from their children as it may cause a serious injury. IKEA said to date three incidents have been reported worldwide, one of the which resulted in a minor injury. Customers have been assured of a full refund.

'Intolerable' A&E given 13 pointers

A series of 13 measures to be implemented by Limerick Regional Hospital to alleviate A&E overcrowding were ordered yesterday.

The hospital has been the scene of work stoppages by nurses, in recent weeks, who described the conditions as intolerable. Following a visit by the Special Delivery Unit set up by the Department of Health to tackle overcrowding, management was told to implement a series of recommendations including moving more day case patients to other hospitals in order to free up beds.

Irishman dies in African mine

AN Irishman has died after being crushed to death by heavy machinery at a West African mine.

The community of Ballymore in Co Westmeath was in mourning following the death of the popular local man, Sean Egan. The father of two, originally from Edenderry in Co Offaly, had recently been posted to Ghana to train miners how to operate a new piece of heavy machinery. It is understood Mr Egan died during a training session when the machinery shifted and fell, crushing him.

Irish Independent

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