The HSE is expected to record a deficit of between €300m-€500m by the end of the year and  a supplementary budget is regarded as inevitable.

The State’s hospitals have overspent their budgets by more than €80 million in the first four months of the year, according to a new HSE report. Wait(...)

Martin Casey (22) admitted assaulting Arun Vijayakumar causing him harm at the Mater Hospital on October 15th, 2012, after becoming frustrated that he wasn’t been seen quickly enough. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

A man who punched a hospital employee at an infectious diseases clinic because he wasn’t being seen quickly enough has avoided going to prison.Martin (...)

Body of  man was discovered on the grounds of the Mater hospital in Dublin in early April. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The body of a man was found on the grounds of the Mater hospital in Dublin in early April after lying there undiscovered for a number of days. The man(...)

Technician performing medical scan to a patient.

Men are more likely to die of cancer, and have lower five-year survival rates than women. According to figures produced by the National Cancer Registr(...)

Professor John Fitzpatrick, who has died aged 65, was a medical doctor specialising in urology whose work had earned for him a global reputation. Fitz(...)

The chapel on the grounds of St James’s Hospital that which is to be demolished. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Building of the proposed new national children’s hospital may not be able to start until a sewer running under the site is rerouted at a cost of €18(...)

A houses on O’Sullivan Street damaged after an apparent gas explosion in Stoneybatter, Dublin. One man was seriously injured. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne

A man was hospitalised with severe burn injuries after an explosion ripped through a terraced house on Dublin’s northside yesterday evening. The 58-y(...)

The scene of the crash in Fairview, Dublin.

The difficult relationship between the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC) and the Garda force has come under renewed strain following a seriou(...)

The  figures show  the HSE deficit increased  from €54 million to €80.4 million between February  and March this year

The HSE has recorded a financial deficit of in excess of €80million in the first three months of the year, more than €50 million higher than for th(...)

Dorset Street site: The plot accommodated a garage and car showrooms for Mongey Plunkett who relocated to the North Road in Finglas, Dublin 11

It is rare enough that a development site of almost 1.5 acres comes on the market in Dublin city centre. For that reason alone there is likely to be s(...)