The HSE issued a statement confirming a senior psychiatrist had contacted the girl’s mother on Thursday to discuss a number of assessment options.

Girl was left in a distressed state for five hours in hospital, mother says

A prison officer has been jailed for 18-months after he breached a barring order by calling to his wife’s house before threatening to kill her. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Greg Lynch pleads guilty to threatening to kill his wife at her home in Ballinhassig, Cork

Dingle marine biologist Kevin Flannery examines the Bearcat fish which resides in the Artic region. Mr Flannery has been awarded with an honorary MSc from UCC for his work on Irish marine life. Photograph: Don MacMonagle

Kevin Flannery says honorary degree belongs as much to ‘muintir na mara’ as to him

Cork councillor Mick Barry. A meeting of Cork City Council had to be abandoned this evening after anti-water charges campaigners disrupted it in protest at the jailing of five  protesters in Dublin last week. The meeting had been due to vote on a motion on the jailing proposed by Cllr Barry. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Group occupy main council chamber to condemn jailing of five Dublin protesters

Leila Dube from Galway marching with asylum seekers, refugees and supporters during a protest about direct provision at the Department of Justice last November.  Photograph: Alan Betson

Anti-Deportation Ireland accuses working group of failing to take account of views of those living in direct provision centres

Schoolchildren from Ovens National School, Cork,  model dresses and accessories donated to Cork Penny Dinners  for their First Holy Communion Appeal.   Pictured are Lisa Murphy, Lucy Dornan, Emma O’Sullivan and Doireann Moynihan having their hair done by Joseph’s Hair Salon. Photograph: Daragh McSweeney/Provision

Cork Penny Dinners to host pop-up shop for boys and girls

Actor Jeremy Irons has spoken about his involvement in the documentary ‘Trashed’ which was shown at UCC on Monday. Photograph: Blenheim Films.

Actor says decision to build incinerator at Poolbeg in Dublin ‘a step back’ for the State

Louise O’Keeffe: successfully sued the State in the European Court of Human Rights in 2014 for failing to protect her from sexual abuse by principal Leo Hickey while a pupil at Dunderrow national school in west Cork. Photograph: Garrett White/Collins.

Conor O’Mahony warns of narrow interpretation of Louise O’Keeffe judgement

A view of Cork city’s skyline. Dr Aodh Quinlivan of UCC said the task set for the Smiddy Review Group to examine local government reform in Cork might require more time than the September deadline set by Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly. Photograph: Ian Gethings/Getty.

Expert concerned that Dept of Environment may assist and urge greater centralisation

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