Kentucky Rose Emily Hughes   with Rose of Tralee host  Dáithí Ó Sé. Photograph: Domnick Walsh/Eye Focus

A doctor, a cancer survivor, a cancer survivor who wants to become a doctor, and a PhD student were among the finalists in the first night of the Rose(...)

Rose of Tralee compere Dáithí Ó Sé  enjoys the event’s launch with contestants at RTÉ. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

It’s nearing the end of another soggy Irish summer which can only mean one thing - the Rose of Tralee is close at hand. There is an autumnal chill cre(...)

Amy Delahunt and her partner Oliver Kelly leaving Limerick Coroners Court where the inquest into the death of their daughter Mary Kate Kelly is taking place. Photograph: Liam Burke/Press 22

A pregnant woman whose baby died the day after she was sent home from the Midland Regional Hospital in Portlaoise, should have been admitted for furth(...)

A new report has recommended that paramedics on the ground should have the means to contact helicopter pilots directly in the case of emergency. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Better use of radio links between emergency ground staff and Air Corps pilots and enhanced training for paramedics in air safety awareness are (...)