Tue, 21 Apr, 2020
Everything was going grand for Pamela Uba as Ladies Day at the Galway Races dawned.
Thu, 01 Aug, 2019
Gardaí and the Health and Safety Authority are awaiting the results of an autopsy which was carried out on the body of a 64-year old woman who was found dead in a hotel room in Co Galway.
Wed, 01 Nov, 2017
Offaly Rose Jennifer Byrne has been named the winner of the 59th International Rose of Tralee.
Wed, 23 Aug, 2017
A protest is being planned in Galway's Eyre Square this afternoon over ambulance cover for the West.
Wed, 19 Jul, 2017
We’ve had gamer’s grip, Nintendinitis, and text neck. To that growing list of tech-related conditions we can now add the selfie wrist.
Tue, 13 Jun, 2017
A 53-year-old woman has been left counting the cost of eating shiitake mushrooms at an Asian restaurant here.
Fri, 13 Jan, 2017
An elderly man is in critical condition in hospital after a hit-and-run in Co. Galway.
Sat, 31 Dec, 2016
Investigations are continuing into the deaths of an elderly couple in County Mayo.
Wed, 02 Nov, 2016
A five-year-old boy who suffered a shoulder injury during birth at University College Hospital Galway has settled his action against the HSE for €650,000.
Sat, 07 Nov, 2015
The Psychiatric Nurses Association and the HSE are to recommence talks at the LRC over the row at University College Hospital Galway.
Thu, 28 May, 2015
Psychiatric nurses at University College Hospital Galway will begin their work to rule today.
Tue, 26 May, 2015
Almost 9,000 patients were left on trolleys in hospitals around the country following admission last month, making it the worst March for a decade in terms of patient-trolley numbers.
Fri, 24 Apr, 2015
The brutal assault Anna Ilnicka suffered has had a shattering effect on her life.
Mon, 09 Mar, 2015
Gardaí are investigating a fatal road accident which took place at Labane, Ardrahan, Co Galway last Monday.
Wed, 28 Jan, 2015
The decision by a surgeon to ‘clip’ a woman’s fallopian tube without her consent has been described as “quite extraordinary” by a medical expert.
Wed, 21 Jan, 2015
A woman has described waking up from an operation to find both her fallopian tubes had been “clipped” without her consent.
Tue, 20 Jan, 2015
Some members of staff at the hospital where Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar tragically died in October, 2012 are still on sick leave.
Fri, 05 Dec, 2014
The health minister has been urged to halt a change of name for the group of public hospitals in the west.
Sat, 18 Oct, 2014
A woman in her 70s has died following a traffic accident in Co Roscommon in which four cars and a truck were involved.
Tue, 02 Sep, 2014
Anyone serving food to a member of the public should be trained in the Heimlich manoeuvre, a coroner has urged.
Fri, 13 Jun, 2014
A man described as a "major criminal" has been questioned by gardaí in connection with a fatal hit-and-run which left a woman dead as she crossed a road on a green pedestrian light.
Mon, 02 Jun, 2014
A man in his 20s has been arrested after a serious assault in County Galway this weekend.
Sun, 04 May, 2014
An investigation is underway after a man was seriously assaulted in county Galway over night.
Sat, 03 May, 2014
A cyclist was pronounced dead shortly before 2am this morning following a road accident in Co Galway yesterday evening.
Thu, 24 Apr, 2014
The hospital a first-time mum chooses for the delivery of her child is likely to have a huge bearing on whether the infant is born naturally or by caesarean section, according to new birth statistics.
Tue, 25 Mar, 2014
A mentally ill patient with a persistent choking problem was denied access to essential speech and language therapy as the HSE did not have a service for adults in mental health facilities.
Fri, 04 Oct, 2013
The findings of the probe into Savita Halappanavar’s death provoked alarm across the political spectrum.
Fri, 14 Jun, 2013
A man in his 60s has died in a crash in Co Galway.
Mon, 11 Feb, 2013
The number of people waiting for a first-time appointment to see a hospital consultant in an outpatient department is headed towards 400,000, including more than 12,000 people who are waiting more than four years.
Wed, 02 Jan, 2013
Nearly one fifth of consultant posts in the country’s hospitals are vacant or being covered by locums, temporary employees, or part-time staff.
The Taoiseach is to keep a closer eye on the Department of Health in 2013 after a disastrous year for its minister, James Reilly.
Sat, 29 Dec, 2012
As a nation we have great difficulty with the idea of truth.
Wed, 21 Nov, 2012
A man in his 60s is in a critical condition in hospital after he was struck in a suspected hit-and-run accident in Co Galway.
Sat, 17 Nov, 2012
A man remains in a critical condition after receiving 80% burns on his body after his Halloween costume caught fire in a nightclub in Galway City on Wednesday night.
Fri, 02 Nov, 2012
Post mortems are to be carried out on the two children killed tragically in Co Galway yesterday afternoon.
Mon, 22 Oct, 2012
A man has been airlifted to hospital - after becoming ill while on board a fishing vessel.
Fri, 21 Sep, 2012
Gardaí investigating a fatal road traffic collision at Claretuam, Galway yesterday are looking for witnesses of the incident, which involved three cars and a van.
Thu, 21 Jun, 2012
If you have ever felt tired the morning after the night before, you might be relieved to learn that even a small amount of alcohol disrupts your sleep.
Fri, 15 Jun, 2012
Two people have been arrested after a stabbing incident in Galway city.
Thu, 31 May, 2012
The non-attendance of about 35,000 outpatients for appointments in two Galway public hospitals last year has contributed to the largest waiting list in the country.
Mon, 07 May, 2012
Two hospitals in Galway have been fined a total of €1.2m due to their patient waiting times.
Tue, 03 Apr, 2012
One of the country’s best-known psychiatrists, who was also a talented musician and singer, has died a short time after being struck by a car while out walking.
Mon, 05 Mar, 2012
A 21-year-old woman has been killed in a car crash in Co Galway, gardaí said.
Sun, 04 Mar, 2012
A 40-year-old man has died and another man is injured following a crash in Tuam, Co Galway last night.
Sat, 18 Feb, 2012
SHE could have been sooo last year, but half a minute made all the difference in turning baby Amelie Rose into this year’s newest headline grabber.
Mon, 02 Jan, 2012
THE development of the new National Children’s Hospital, due to open in 2016, will not be contingent on charitable donations, Health Minister Dr James Reilly said yesterday.
Fri, 11 Nov, 2011
Gardaí in Galway are investigating a road crash that killed a 19-year-old woman last night.
Mon, 07 Nov, 2011
Nurses say overcrowding in the emergency department at University College Hospital Galway is reaching crisis point.
Thu, 01 Sep, 2011
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