Michael Kivlehan husband of Dhara Kivlehan, who died after having a baby at Sligo Reional  Hospital: “If I am out with the children shopping or having a meal I am often approached by people asking me questions – they are worried [about having a baby in Sligo Regional Hospital].”   Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Two men whose wives died in childbirth at Sligo Regional Hospital are to meet with Minister for Health Leo Varadkar on Monday.Welcoming the invitation(...)

Jimmy O’Connell, a psychotherapist at St Peter’s College, Dunboyne, Co Meath.Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Monday It was a busy day. A colleague made me aware of two students who were self-harming. This is more common than you might think, but th(...)

Bryan Rooney: catalogue of ill-health left him unable to play fiddle for a time. Photograph: Brian Farrell

God knows how many Irish people living in London have, over the decades, been stopped in their tracks by familiar music wafting out the door of some e(...)

Bishop Colm O’Reilly, Fr Tom Healy and Bishop Francis Duffy in St Mel’s Cathedral. Photograph: John McElroy 5:54

Mass will be celebrated at St Mel’s Cathedral in Longford today for the first time in five years after the completion of a €30 million project to r(...)

 Sally  and Seán Rowlette of Dromore West in Sligo. Ms Rowlette died at Sligo General Hospital  in February 2013     hours after giving birth to her fourth child. Photo supplied by family

The family of Sally Rowlette, who died after giving birth at Sligo Regional Hospital last year, have received an apology from the HSE – almost two we(...)

Sean Rowlette arriving at Sligo Court for the inquest into the death of his wife Sally Rowlette. Photograph: James Connolly

A jury has returned a verdict of death by medical misadventure in the case of Sally Rowlette who died in Sligo Regional Hospital on February 5th last (...)

File photograph of Sean Rowlette and his children. Photograph: James Connolly

A consultant obstetrician “very strongly” agreed that she would have induced Sally Rowlette at 38 weeks instead of letting her go full term, at an inq(...)

On the night that Sally Rowlette left for Sligo hospital to have her fourth baby she went into her other children’s bedrooms, kissed them goodbye and (...)

Sally Rowlette (36) from Dromore West, Co Sligo with her husband Sean. She died in the hospital on February 5th 2013 the day after her fourth baby was born.

The husband of a woman who died after giving birth at Sligo Regional Hospital said he told an obstetrician at least three times after the birth that s(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has made it clear he does not wish ‘to close down Sligo County Council’, elected members have been told. Image: Google Street View

Marese McDonagh Taoiseach Enda Kenny has made it clear he does not wish “to close down Sligo County Council”, elected members have been told.Amid spec(...)