The tragic death of a newborn baby at one of the country's busiest maternity hospitals is being investigated by gardaí.
They were born at just over 25 weeks gestation, weighing between 1 pound 6 ounces to 1 pound 11 ounces.
The racist abuse that local councillor Hazel Chu has received has emboldened her to run for the Senate, as well as for President of Ireland.
Hazel Chu, who was born in Dublin, says she has received hundreds of hate messages and anonymous phone calls after online trolls posted abusive tweets about her nationality.
I have ‘just’ the one child and for years I felt down about it. I always felt slightly apologetic when asked about how many children I have and I would say ‘just the one.’ I grew to really dislike the word ‘just’!
A mother has described to a murder trial the moment her partner was shot dead outside her home seconds after she had taken their five-week-old daughter inside.
Last week, at the Irish Film Institute, Rooney was taken from the vaults and shown once again.
The head of the IRA has given permission for the 1974 Birmingham pub bombers to be named at an inquest, jurors have been told.
Kieran Conway from Dublin said the attacks were "not sanctioned" by the IRA and public outrage at the attacks "nearly destroyed" the group.
The billboards have been displayed outside the Rotunda, Coombe and Holles Street Hospitals in Dublin in recent days.
He felt stung by the politics that helped define his life - but in death, the Rev Billy Graham received a rare tribute from America's top political leaders under the Capitol Rotunda in Washington DC.
Adam could hear the baby boy's cry as he was born.
A man has been arrested following a violent sexual assault in Dublin's north inner city.
Irish doctors should be allowed to perform abortions in cases of “fatal or complex foetal abnormalities” without the threat of being sent to jail, says the head of one of Ireland’s biggest maternity hsopitals.
The HSE has had to contract outside consultants, for the second time, to get a €35m IT maternity system operational in two Dublin hospitals.
Neonatal care has come a long way in a short time, says Sharon Ní Chonchúir.
US president Donald Trump has condemned those who deny the Holocaust and pledged to confront anti-Semitism.
Cormac O'Keefe examines the lack of sexual assault treatment units and the need for more sexual health and aftercare services nationwide.
It is unprecedented for consultants to write to hospital management in terms as stark as those expressed by CUMH doctors over gynaecology services, writes Peter Boylan
A mother, whose second child was born in traumatic circumstances and later required resuscitation at Cavan General Hospital, has told an inquiry she wants to save other families from the same experience.
A new mother suffering from a potentially fatal inflammation of her uterus was misdiagnosed by a local GP, resulting in her being rushed to hospital the following day, an inquiry heard yesterday.
A medical textbook used in Irish hospitals in 1960 described women on their first pregnancy as a “dark and untried horse”, the Court of Appeal has heard.
A quarter of a century after their release, the Birmingham Six still live with the impact of their jailing, writes Michael Clifford
How this week 100 years ago was spent by the men and women behind the Rising
The circumstances of a baby’s birth should have absolutely nothing to do with its human rights, writes Victoria White
The new Master of the Rotunda has witnessed the tragedy of parents of babies with fatal foetal abnormalities having to “courier” their child’s remains home because of Ireland’s restrictive abortion laws.
All babies should undergo a test to find out if their mother drank alcohol during pregnancy, a neonatal expert told the Joint Committee on Health and Children.
Your article (‘One parent families facing benefits reduction’ 6 February) restates the government’s claims that their cutbacks coming in later this year will help mothers and fathers get back to work.
Gardaí at Mountjoy are investigating an alleged sexual assault on a woman on the north side of Dublin.
A CHEF clutching a cluster of small copper saucepans is part of the promotion for the new four-part series about the Shelbourne Hotel being broadcast by RTÉ.
People who target aircraft pilots with laser beams face jail and fines of up to €50,000 under laws being introduced this week against such potentially lethal behaviour.
An air ambulance was attacked by laser beams as it transported a critically ill baby to hospital this week.
The overwhelmed parents of Ireland's newest set of quadruplets have stocked up on more than 5,000 nappies, just to cover the first six months of nappy changing for their new large family.
A loving bundle of babies ended a Limerick couple’s heartache to have children.
James Slattery will forever be known amongst his family and friends as "The Quad Father".
A neonatal ambulance broke down as it was on its way to collect a baby in Cork who needed to go to Our Lady’s Hospital in Dublin, the HSE has confirmed.
A fundraising drive aims to support kids with heart defects writes Helen O’Callaghan.
The parents of a baby girl who died four days after birth discovered that their daughter’s body was transferred between hospitals by taxi after a newspaper tried to track them down.
A woman’s choice of maternity hospital may dictate the type of labour she has as latest figures show a wide variation in medical intervention rates in the country’s maternity hospitals.
Ireland's first baby of the New Year was born at almost the stroke of midnight.
All health bodies giving top-ups to senior officials will be hauled before the head of the HSE between now and Christmas to explain how they will “immediately” end the ‘second salaries’ culture.
A verdict of medical misadventure was returned at the inquest into the death of a woman whose uterus ruptured after she was medically induced at the Rotunda Hospital to deliver her stillborn baby.
The group representing migrant women in Ireland has said non-nationals need extra help in Irish hospitals.
From today the three Dublin Maternity Hospitals will be completely smoke and tobacco-free.
The HSE has begun contacting 540 mothers and babies who may have had their blood group identified incorrectly in hospital due to a mislabelled testing kit.
South Tipperary General Hospital has been criticised over its hygiene standards with a report from the health watchdog claiming that some ward areas and equipment were mostly unclean.
A doctor who examined a 71-year-old woman the day she alleges her nephew raped her, has told a jury that injuries to the woman’s genital area are consistent with a sexual assault.
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