An Employment Appeals Tribunal heard that concerns had also been raised by members of staff in relation to undercooked food.

A chef at the TLC Nursing Homes group used foul and abusive language to other staff members, taunted residents, and was ultimately dismissed after a s(...)

Doctors’ communications skills - or the lack of them - and the quality of their diagnoses represented the majority of complaints about doctors to the (...)

While 2013 saw the number of motorcyclists killed on Irish roads almost double ‘it did so from a very low base as 2012 was the lowest year for 50 years’, chairman of the RSA Gay Byrne said.   Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The chairman of the Road Safety Authority Gay Byrne has appealled to motorbikers to take extra care following the deaths of two men in Co Laois thi(...)

Mosquito: defendent claimed anti-malaria drug Larium led to the abuse.

A soldier who claimed he was suffering from the side effects from the anti-malaria drug Lariam when he sexually assaulted a female colleague, has bee(...)

The Luas tram at Abbey Street which was in collision with a bus near Busaras today. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Luas services on Dublin’s Red Line were suspended for about half an hour this afternoon following a collision between a tram and a bus near Busáras. A(...)

Denis Naughten TD: “While there are some measures that can be mitigated, the authorities will not move the pond.” Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

A west of Ireland family has threatened legal action over the building of the Ballaghaderreen bypass in Co Roscommon. Just weeks before the road is d(...)

Gerry Humphreys, a former RAF pilot and member of the Aer Dynamics aerobatic team, is inverted over Kildare while rehearsing for the Bray air show which takes place on Sunday. The photograph, by Irish Times photographer Alan Betson (on left), was taken with a second dashboard-mounted camera 2:07

Three vintage aircraft which have never flown together in an air display are due to take part in Bray air show on Sunday. A 1936 Iolar from Aer Lingus(...)

 Ombudsman Peter Tyndall:   “I recognise this very much and respect the hospitals and the staff that provide a wonderful standard of care.”  Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Many people would prefer to die at home and their families often agreed, but carers might by left without the support they needed to manage, Ombudsman(...)

Neither the victim of the sexual assault  nor the defendant may be named to protect the identity of the victim, court martial judge Col Michael Campion ruled.

An Army private who sexually assaulted a fellow soldier has told a court martial there were material errors in a social worker’s report about him, whi(...)

Director Fionnuala Croke with ancient books at the Chester Beatty Library in Dublin for the exhibition of rare works, A to Z, From Amulet to Zodiac, which opened yesterday. Photograph: Frank Miller

For those who have wondered about the Chester Beatty Library collection but never went to see it, a new exhibition offers a snapshot of the more than (...)