Eddie Kelly, Carlingford, Co Lough, who received a new heart in an operation at the Mater hospital, Dublin,  in  September 1985, leaving the hospital with his wife Eileen and the nurses in charge of the Intensive care unit (from left): Sr Ursula Bullen, Cork, Sr Mary Bridget and Sr Pat O’Leary. Photograph: Pat Langan/The Irish Times

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has marked the 30th anniversary of the first heart transplant in Ireland by calling for a major “cultural shift” to(...)

Six people were brought to hospital from the Twisted Pepper music venue on Middle Abbey Street in Dublin the night that Ana Hick (18) collapsed.

It has emerged that six people were brought to hospital from the Twisted Pepper music venue on Middle Abbey Street, Dublin the night Ana Hick collapse(...)

Students and friends applaud following the funeral mass of Ana Hick, at the Church of the Assumption, Dalkey, Co Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Ana Hick was a born performer who lit up everyone’s life with love, laughter and fun, mourners heard at her funeral Mass at the Church of the Assumpti(...)

Ana Hick: Gardaí believe a man known to her  and her friends had been supplying drugs to some of them since last year

Gardaí investigating the suspected drugs death of Ana Hick believe they have identified a man who had been selling drugs to the teenager and some of t(...)

A new €5 million research centre which will see industry and academia collaborate on specific health projects was officially launched today.The Applie(...)

Gardaí are expected to interview  friends Ana Hick was socialising with and those in her company when she collapsed. Central to that inquiry will be efforts to establish if the teenager sourced drugs and, if so, from whom.

A Garda investigation has begun after a teenager from south Dublin who collapsed outside a night club in the city centre died yesterday.The 18-year-ol(...)

The inquiry heard Ms Dillon checked the medicine before it was dispensed to Ms Swaine and her failure to spot the mistake was due to human error. Photograph: The Irish Times

A pharmacist who gave the wrong medication to a woman who later died of a heart attack has given an undertaking not to repeat conduct that led to her (...)

Dublin City Council chief executive Owen Keegan. A group of State agencies have urged the council to ends its restrictions on high-rise buildings. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

State agencies, including the National Transport Authority, the HSE and Nama, have urged Dublin City Council to remove restrictions on the constructi(...)

Seven units of Dublin Fire Brigade  were called to the scene. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A man in his 50s has died following a fire at a terraced home in Dublin’s Stoneybatter. An elderly woman was also seriously injured and is being trea(...)

 Caroline, Jim, Andrea and Sharon Corr during the funeral of Patrick Gerard (Gerry) Corr at The Church Of The Holy Redeemer, Dundalk, Co Louth. Photo: Collins

The Corrs paid a musical tribute to their father Gerry (82) at his funeral in the Holy Redeemer Church in Dundalk on Monday.Sharon, Caroline, Andrea a(...)