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RTÉ reports:

Around 300 staff at Mount Carmel Hospital in Dublin are set to lose their jobs as the directors of the hospital apply to the courts for the appointment of a liquidator.

While it is unclear when the hospital will actually close, sources said that NAMA was likely to fund an orderly wind-down of the operation and that staff will be paid in the interim.

300 jobs set to go as Mount Carmel Hospital applies for liquidator (RTÉ)