A 46-year-old former journalist has been found not guilty by reason of insanity of murdering her flatmate in their South Dublin home.
Wed, 08 May, 2019
A 46-year-old woman on trial, charged with murdering her flatmate, told gardaí that voices in her head made her stab him.
Tue, 07 May, 2019
A woman has secured more than €63,000 damages from the High Court over negligence in her post-operative care at St James’ Hospital in Dublin after removal of a heart pacemaker.
Wed, 20 Mar, 2019
Hospital patients’ records are to be stored on a new €225m digital system which is to be rolled out across the country.
Sat, 13 Oct, 2018
The number of patients walking out of emergency departments (ED) without being formally discharged has reached record levels.
Mon, 19 Mar, 2018
All scheduled surgery has been cancelled at Cork University Hospital for two weeks over Christmas, despite there being almost 1,500 people on waiting lists.
Fri, 22 Dec, 2017
Almost one in 10 critical care beds in Irish hospitals are not being used due to staffing shortages.
Mon, 24 Apr, 2017
There was a 38% increase in Freedom of Information (FOI) requests last year compared with 2014.
Thu, 19 May, 2016
A talented musician who had surgery for cancer at St James’ Hospital, Dublin, but later had a heart attack and slipped into a coma, has settled his High Court action for €550,000.
Thu, 17 Mar, 2016
A Garda and former senior Kilkenny hurler who lost partial vision after he was run down by a getaway car in a robbery at a Glanbia plant was yesterday awarded almost €280,000 damages in the High Court.
Tue, 23 Feb, 2016
In what has been described as a “transformative” breakthrough, a group of patients suffering from advanced liver disease as a result of hepatitis C have been cleared of the virus.
Wed, 01 Apr, 2015
A teenager is recovering after a number of his fingers were hacked off in a brutal knife attack.
Tue, 17 Jun, 2014
The HSE has warned it will cut its funding to five charities by 20% if they don’t try and comply with public health sector pay policy by Feb 21.
Sat, 15 Feb, 2014
The Lotto sell-off will unlock €200m in ring-fenced funding for the long-delayed National Children’s Hospital, the Government has pledged.
Sat, 05 Oct, 2013
Hospital chiefs across the country have been ordered to crack down on sloppy hygiene among medics which is putting tens of thousands of patients at risk of infection.
Thu, 19 Sep, 2013
A woman who suffered first degree burns to 80% of her body during a sunbed session has been awarded €17,500 damages against a Dublin tanning salon.
Thu, 14 Feb, 2013
A man shot dead in Co Kildare has been named locally as Ned Hamilton.
Sat, 29 Dec, 2012
A decision on the location of the new long-awaited National Children’s Hospital is due to be announced today.
Tue, 06 Nov, 2012
A location for the new long-awaited National Children’s Hospital could be revealed as soon as tomorrow after it is discussed by the Cabinet.
Mon, 05 Nov, 2012
Did I hear they are going to rename St James’ Hospital the Dr James Memorial Hospital?
Sat, 03 Nov, 2012
The Irish doctors who led the clinical trials for the development of a drug to treat a rare bone cancer have welcomed the announcement that treatment will be available for the first time.
Mon, 24 Sep, 2012
Gardaí are considering launching a murder investigation after a respected journalist died from injuries received in Dublin city centre yesterday morning.
Mon, 25 Jun, 2012
A 32-year-old man has appeared in court charged with murdering James Hughes in Dundalk last weekend.
Tue, 13 Dec, 2011
A suspect is due to appear in court today over the murder of a man in a taxi.
Tue, 13 Dec, 2011
I READ with interest your editorial (June 27) on the PET-CT scanner in Cork University Hospital.
Fri, 01 Jul, 2011
A MAN was taken to hospital with serious burns last night after an apparent gas explosion at a flat.
Tue, 07 Jun, 2011
Up to 270 jobs are expected to be created as part of a new €20m private nursing home development, it emerged today.
Mon, 26 Apr, 2010
A retired anaesthetist whose family founded the Slazenger sports brand died today after a plane crash in which another man was also killed, gardaí said.
Mon, 12 Apr, 2010
A retired anaesthetist whose family founded the Slazenger sports brand was fighting for his life today after a plane crash which left another man dead.
Mon, 12 Apr, 2010
A man with a history of mental illness has been jailed for three and a half years for inflicting 11 knife wounds on his neighbour, one penetrating his brain and another going through his cheek.
Fri, 19 Feb, 2010
Popular broadcaster Joe Duffy was undergoing surgery today after breaking his leg, RTÉ said.
Fri, 10 Apr, 2009
A father-of-three gunned down in front of customers in a Dublin pub was a suspected major drug dealer, it emerged today.
Thu, 19 Feb, 2009
A teenager, who has been making suicide attempts and is facing a motor theft-related charge, was remanded on bail with strict conditions today by the Dublin Children’s Court.
Tue, 13 Jan, 2009
Campaigners opposed to the closure of a top Dublin cancer hospital will today take their protest onto the streets of the capital.
Sat, 07 Jun, 2008
ASTHMA rates have increased dramatically over the past decade and the condition now affects more than one in five Irish children.
Tue, 01 Jan, 2008
Cancer patients will lobby TDs today to join their campaign to save St Luke’s Hospital in Rathgar from demolition.
Tue, 11 Dec, 2007
A Polish man was recovering in hospital today after being stabbed in an apparently random attack.
Sun, 10 Jun, 2007
ST JAMES’ Hospital, named as one of the worst offenders failing to collect revenue owed by privately-insured patients, last night said it hoped to collect the money this year.
Thu, 17 May, 2007
A man was seriously injured in a shooting attack in Dublin’s south inner city last night.
Wed, 21 Feb, 2007
Ireland is set to become a world leader in Alzheimer’s disease research following the annoucement of a new scientific study yesterday.
Sat, 09 Sep, 2006
The trial of a man accused of murdering his wife ten years ago was told that the dead woman was found with a tie tied tightly around her neck, the Central Criminal Court heard.
Tue, 27 Jun, 2006
One man is in a critical condition in Beaumont Hospital and another is being treated at St James’ Hospital after a stolen taxi crashed in Ballyfermot this morning.
Sat, 10 Jun, 2006