Care worker Paolo Antonio was sacked by his employer, Brothers of Charity Limerick, arising from an incident in which a service user sustained blisters from a bath. File photograph: Getty Images

The Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) has ordered the reinstatement of a care worker who was sacked after a Brothers of Charity service user sustained(...)

A project worker at a west Dublin community drugs team was sacked after he uploaded to Facebook a holiday photograph showing him “in a violent and th(...)

A number of rats were reported at the coffee outlet at Our Lady’s Hospital Navan, Co Meath. File photograph:  PA

A coffee shop at Our Lady’s Hospital Navan was ordered to close after a live rat fell onto its floor and about six other dead rodents were found close(...)

Jonathan Kenny: forced pensioner to take money from credit union for him

A young couple left a vulnerable pensioner “in a state of absolute fear” forcing him to leave the home he loved and move into HSE accommodation. At En(...)

Co Clare woman’s ordeal at University Hospital Limerick follow’s a similar case at Tallaght hospital. File photograph: Frank Miller

A 101-year old woman has had to endure a 25-hour wait on a trolley at the emergency department of University Hospital Limerick (UHL), in the second s(...)

A Big Mac. Fast food restaurant McDonald’s was denied permission to open until 3am in Temple Bar. Photograph: Getty

Fast food company McDonald’s has been refused permission to extend the opening hours at its Temple Bar outlet in Dublin to 3am every morning. Currentl(...)

Judge Gerald Keys said Bernard McDonagh “could have been killed” in what he described as an “absolutely outrageous incident”

A 14-year-old boy drove his injured father and a 20-month-old baby away from the scene of a frenzied machete attack, a court has heard. At Ennis Circ(...)

The Employment Appeals Tribunal awarded deli worker Madara Cebina €12,500 for the unfair dismissal and €680 for two weeks of pay

A deli worker at a Co Meath service station was unfairly dismissed for taking two spoonfuls of oven cleaner in a coffee cup home with her, a tribunal (...)

Court told that Martin Daly, Kilrush Road, Ennis, Co Clare, was behind the wheel of the car for 70 minutes. Photograph:  Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A man who took a car from a Co Clare garage forecourt without permission for “a test drive” was apprehended less than 90 minutes later having crashed (...)

Unofficial tallies  indicate the same sex marriage referendum will be passed in both Limerick constituencies.

Almost two thirds of people in Limerick city voted in favour of the marriage referendum.According to tallies the highest Yes vote in the two Limerick (...)