Concerns that Waterford University Hospital is being left behind within the wider group are widespread, hears Catherine Shanahan.
An 18-year-old girl with cerebral palsy who had sued over the circumstances of her birth at Waterford Regional Hospital has settled her High Court action for €8.4m.
At the tender age of 23, Dr Tom Devine bid farewell to inter-county hurling. It had been on the cards.
Update - 2.55pm:A man has died in Cahir, Co Tipperary while attempting to move debris brought down by Hurricane Ophelia.
A 44-year-old man has been killed in a crash in Tipperary.
There will be an opportunity for people to try on a hijab and to chat with local Muslim women at Waterford Institute of Technology next month.
Psychological injuries after head on crash prevented return to work
An investigation is underway after a young man was found unconscious in a house in Waterford on Christmas Day.
A 27-year-old brain-damaged woman who had sued over the circumstances of her birth has settled her action against the HSE for €4m.
University Hospital Waterford has apologised in court to a six-year-old boy left brain damaged just before his second birthday after the High Court heard there was a “profound misdiagnosis “ of his chickenpox infection.
A consultant who lost a Ferrari in a deal for a dream McLaren sports car he never received, has been paid €55,000 by the dealer he sued, the High Court was told.
Gardaí are investigating a serious overnight assault in Waterford City.
A lone yachtsman has been rescued from an overturned sailing boat off the Wexford coast.
A woman who will need residential care for the rest of her life after undergoing operations at Waterford Regional Hospital has settled her two actions against the HSE for over €1.6m.
The HSE has made an out-of-court settlement with a woman who claimed she had to have a breast removed because of a late diagnosis.
A 68-year-old man has died in a three-car collision in Co Kilkenny this morning.
Independent Alliance member John Halligan has pulled out of government formation talks, saying he will not back Enda Kenny or Micheal Martin's bids to become Taoiseach, writes Fiachra O Cionnaith of the Irish Examiner.
A hospital consultant yesterday apologised to the family of a 53-year-old man who died from lung cancer after an alleged failure to carry out procedures and tests which could have led to an earlier diagnosis.
’He checked himself out of hospital to attend those funerals. That’s the kind of person he was’ - Michael Moynihan looks at the life of Danny Bowe, first aid man with Mount Sion GAA club in Waterford
Hospital emergency departments will be thrown into chaos next month when nurses strike to end overcrowding.
The controversial use of electric shock therapy to treat mentally ill patients against their will should be outlawed immediately, according to the Mental Health Commission (MHC) after a report found its use without consent has increased.
A friend of the pilot who was killed in an air crash on Saturday evening and who witnessed the aftermath said yesterday no one could have survived the impact, which occurred just minutes after take-off.
The HSE’s apology to the parents of Alex Butler was not sincere, writes Catherine Shanahan
A mother and father who waited eight years for an apology from the State for the injuries caused to their daughter at birth were forced to listen to experts argue about how long she might live in an effort to secure a final settlement.
A 10-year-old girl who is tetraplegic after injuries she received at birth in Waterford Regional Hospital has settled her action against the HSE for €9m.
Two investigations are underway following a farm death in County Wexford yesterday.
The trial of a 20-year-old Waterford man charged with murdering a 22-year-old in the city has heard that the deceased died of blunt force trauma to the head, which could have been due to kicking, stamping or stomping.
A four-year-old boy with cerebral palsy who sued the HSE over injuries he sustained during his birth at Waterford Regional Hospital has settled his action with an interim payout of over €2m to cover the next five years.
Five people have cause to be thankful for very special gifts this festive season after their lives were saved by a little girl born on Christmas Day.
The body of a woman has been found in the River Slaney in Co. Wexford.
More than 13,000 scheduled operations were cancelled by hospitals during the first eight months of this year for reasons including staffing issues and bed shortages, the HSE has confirmed.
The death of a baby is treated far differently now than in times past when mums were often kept away from the burial, says Helen O’Callaghan
THE sight of her four-year-old daughter playing with friends leaves Emma Vignes speechless with gratitude – because this is no ordinary child.
Serious safety concerns about hospitals being able to manage ebola infection risks have been raised by the Irish Association of Emergency Medicine.
Overcrowding in hospital emergency departments (ED) is a major concern for doctors making plans to deal with suspected ebola cases.
A one-year-old baby, her 11-year-old sister and third person are in hospital tonight after suffering injuries following a petrol bomb attack in Waterford.
Waterford Regional Hospital has apologised to the parents of a four-year-old boy who suffered brain injuries at birth.
A man has died after his motorbike was in a collision with a construction vehicle in Co Carlow last night.
Gardaí are hunting for two men who subjected a taxi driver to a violent assault and robbery on the northside of Cork City early yesterday.
Two people were killed in separate road crashes in Cork and Carlow yesterday.
Gardaí in Waterford are appealing for witnesses to a serious assault in the city earlier this week.
A psychiatric patient is in garda custody after a series of incidents which left one patient dead, another seriously injured and a staff member also injured.
A friend of well-known horse breeder Lucy Stack and her trainer husband, James ‘Fozzy’ Stack, found her body in her bedroom after Mr Stack asked the friend to check on her, an inquest heard yesterday.
Over-spending by hospitals is running at twice the rate it was this time last year. And there’s little sign the trend is going to change, writes Claire O’Sullivan
People living in Ireland’s worst skin cancer blackspot risk not being immediately checked for signs of the potentially life-threatening condition, because of chronic HSE recruitment problems.
A mother who lost her six-year-old son after he was hit by a car told how her little boy said, in the moments after the accident: "Mammy, I don’t want to die."
Nine clerical staff and nurses at Waterford Regional Hospital have collected their half-million winnings from EuroMillions.
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