Sun, 05 Apr, 2020
Gardaí are continuing to investigate an “appalling” tragedy in which an eight-year-old boy died after being attacked by his family’s own dogs.
Mon, 23 Mar, 2020
The boy passed away this morning at Children's Health Ireland (CHI) at Crumlin.
Mon, 23 Mar, 2020
Entry to the venue on Lavitt’s Quay costs €10 and heading the list of names on the panel is former Gold Cup-winning jockey Bryan Cooper.
Wed, 26 Feb, 2020
Crumlin Children’s Hospital in Dublin is dealing with more flu cases, respiratory viruses, and the winter vomiting bug.
Sat, 14 Dec, 2019
The country’s only paediatric chronic pain specialist is to leave his post at the end of this month, but the HSE will not advertise the post until the new year.
Thu, 12 Dec, 2019
With weeks to run to peak flu season, hospitals are in the grip of a system-wide crisis as the nation’s emergency departments (ED) plunge deeper into chaos.
Sat, 30 Nov, 2019
A teenage boy has died after becoming unwell at a secondary school in Co. Kildare.
Wed, 04 Sep, 2019
A three-year-old boy who had been crying for help when his father arrived to collect him from a crèche has been awarded damages of €20,000 in the Circuit Civil Court.
Tue, 09 Jul, 2019
A baby suffered a skull fracture and head injuries likely to have been caused by instruments used during his delivery, an inquest heard.
Mon, 08 Jul, 2019
Patients with demential and mental health difficulties are responding remarkably well to a series of programmes that help them become themselves again through song, writes
Mon, 17 Jun, 2019
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a father and son were killed and two others were injured in a crash in Offaly.
Tue, 28 May, 2019
A man and a young boy have been killed in a road accident in Co. Offaly today.
Mon, 27 May, 2019
Students who recorded a hit single for a school friend fighting cancer have raised a phenomenal €51,000 for charity.
Tue, 09 Apr, 2019
Cystic fibrosis patients and their families are calling on the Government to honour its pledge to give them new hospital facilities, warning that the cost of the project is rising as the delay drags on.
Tue, 19 Mar, 2019
The endorsement of a children’s charity by the homegrown heroes of The Young Offenders is entirely in keeping with their character: hard chaws with soft cores.
Mon, 12 Mar, 2018
At one stage, the curve in Seán Bosonnet’s spine was so acute that he would slide off a chair on to the floor when he tried to sit down.
Thu, 30 Nov, 2017
After the tragedy of losing her husband, Cope helped mum Susan, she tells Health Correspondent
Mon, 13 Nov, 2017
The mother of 14-year-old Aoife Winterlich ,who died in a scouting accident at Hook Head, paid tribute to rescue services “who did everything possible” to save her.
Wed, 11 Oct, 2017
Colm ‘Gooch’ Cooper has staunchly defended the decision to have a testimonial, one that has caused controversy in GAA circles.
Fri, 06 Oct, 2017
For a tangible expression of motherly love, see Adrienne Murphy and Caoimh Connolly, mother and child, faces pressed tenderly together in a photo of a protest at the Dáil when Caoimh was just a tot.
Fri, 15 Sep, 2017
The Cabinet had one very special summer meeting to attend away from Leinster House as Health Minister Simon Harris tied the knot.
Sat, 22 Jul, 2017
A child whose ribs had to be cut back to allow surgeons work on a section of her spine and another young girl who had indigestion because spinal curvature caused her windpipe to bend are among the appalling scenarios outlined by children in a report on waiting times for scoliosis treatment.
Tue, 21 Mar, 2017
The mother of two young children who died in a fire at a Dublin charity housing complex was still fighting for her life last night.
Fri, 10 Mar, 2017
The manager of the Bray Travellers community Development group says the deaths of four people - including a mother and three young children - in a fire in Clondalkin, Dublin have devastated the Traveller community.
Thu, 09 Mar, 2017
A state-of-the-art children’s orthopaedic surgery theatre is not reaching its potential to dramatically reduce 15-month waiting times for major spinal operations because the HSE cannot get the personnel to adequately staff it.
Sat, 04 Feb, 2017
Fri, 20 Jan, 2017
Thu, 15 Dec, 2016
It’s a tale with a flavour of Tiny Tim but brightened by the goodwill of a group of surgeons, with a fun Christmas twist.
Sat, 03 Dec, 2016
hears of top care at Crumlin Hospital
Fri, 02 Dec, 2016
Doctors at Cork University Hospital (CUH) have developed a novel photo-triage referral system for babies with “strawberry marks”, a condition that can be life-threatening if untreated, and can lead to long-term facial deformities.
Tue, 15 Nov, 2016
The Health Minister Simon Harris has appealed to parents to avoid visiting Dublin's three children's hospitals this weekend as they face an "unprecedented, never before seen level of demand".
Sat, 12 Nov, 2016
Realisation that someone isn’t typically male or female can emerge at different life stages, writes
Fri, 04 Nov, 2016
Nobody has applied for the job of consultant cardiologist at the Mater Hospital in Dublin, despite the fact that the service dealing with adult congenital heart defects at the hospital has been stretched to breaking point.
Thu, 20 Oct, 2016
Gerard Sheehy found solace and a new sense of purpose in the mountains following the the death of his young daughter, says Dan MacCarthy. .
Fri, 24 Jun, 2016
Educating parents is the key to tackling medically unexplained pain in children and adolescents, and parents are often “fixed in a cycle of demanding more tests”, a senior clinical psychologist at Crumlin Children’s Hospital has said.
Mon, 16 May, 2016
A travel agent who set up a charity which sent terminally ill children to Lapland has been given a suspended sentence for stealing over €18,000 from the organisation.
Thu, 17 Mar, 2016
Although plenty of punters who got their fingers burnt on Blazer in last weekend’s Betfair Hurdle, at Newbury, it is far too soon to write off the beaten favourite.
Wed, 17 Feb, 2016
Neighbours of an extended Traveller family virtually wiped out in an horrific fire on Saturday morning came together last night in a show of support and sympathy.
Mon, 12 Oct, 2015
Fri, 09 Oct, 2015
A Galway man has claimed that his son has been given the all-clear from cancer two years after he was told the illness was terminal.
Sat, 16 May, 2015
A Dublin mother is facing a race against time to raise €300,000 in just four weeks to cover the costs of a groundbreaking vaccine trial in the US that she believes offers the best hope of saving her cancer-stricken daughter’s life.
Tue, 07 Apr, 2015
When a journalist infiltrated the ranks of the football press and identified herself as a ‘showbiz’ writer yesterday, Robbie Keane immediately quipped that she should talk to his wife.
Thu, 19 Feb, 2015