Maternity hospitals dealt with a total of 67 “extreme” incidents last year which led to permanent incapacity or death, according to figures released by the State Claims Agency

Maternity hospitals dealt with a total of 67 “extreme” incidents last year which led to permanent incapacity or death, according to figures released b(...)

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Rural Ireland was last in the queue to get electricity in the 20th century. The government’s Rural Electrification Scheme started after the second Wor(...)

A spokesperson for the HSE said pest control was treated very seriously by hospital management. Photograph: The Irish Times

The coffee dock in Our Lady’s Hospital, Navan, was one of seven premises issued with a closure order for food safety breaches in April, the Food Safet(...)

The prohibition order for Alimentara Transilvania was in relation to a white lorry used by the store which contained 144 tins of cheese, 62 bags of pickled cabbage and 31 bags of frozen pork of unspecified origin.

Two businesses were issued with food enforcement orders in March, according to the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI).Millars Restaurant in Bally(...)

Ruby Walsh has won both races he has ridden on the Gigginstown Stud mare Analifet. Photograph: Morgan Treacy

Willie Mullins sends the top-rated Analifet to Doncaster for a Grade Two hurdle where Ruby Walsh will hope to maintain his unbeaten record on the Gig(...)

Trainer Gordon Elliott: “I think he’s a very nice horse and he had to be honest there to come back like he did.” Photo: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Ireland’s National Hunt scene has long been characterised as a Willie Mullins show but a feature race success for No More Heroes at Navan indicates G(...)

Jamie Codd guiding  Shaneshill to victory at Punchestown. The Grade One Bumper winner will be fancied in the Navan Novice Hurdle. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

Shaneshill is the star equine attraction on Navan’s Grade Two card but Davy Condon’s return to action will be the most welcome element to the pre-fe(...)

Dublin’s Diarmuid Connolly is the star of St Vincent’s attack  but he’s just one part of a formidable attacking  unit. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

This summer Dublin won a ninth Leinster title in 10 years and by a considerable margin. Even in Kevin Heffernan’s day the haul was just seven out of 1(...)

Willie Mullins:  “That looked very good to me. I’d imagine he will improve a good bit.” Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Ascot got Faugheen on Saturday: 24 hours later Navan got Vautour: Thurles on Thursday can look forward to getting Un De Sceaux and Willie Mullins’s (...)

Ruby Walsh rides Vautour to victory at Cheltenham in March. He is unbeaten in five starts for Willie Mullins. Photograph: Inpho

Navan has hosted the steeplechase debuts of many good horses over the decades but rarely has there been the sense of expectation surrounding a newcome(...)