Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald, who held a meeting in Cork to gauge people’s thoughts on the forthcoming same-sex marriage referendum. Fine Gael party sources report that the Government will focus on  ‘middle Ireland’ outside Dublin during the  referendum campaign. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Fine Gael’s campaign in the same-sex marriage referendum will target so-called middle Ireland voters outside Dublin who are seen as key to ensuring th(...)

Amy Delahunt was discharged from Portlaoise hospital despite presenting with reduced foetal movements and having recorded an abnormal cardiotacography (CTG). Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

The inquest into the death of baby Mary-Kate Delahunt opens in Limerick on Tuesday.In March last year Amy Delahunt and Oliver Kelly spoke about discov(...)

The jury has begun deliberating in the trial of the Laois man charged with murdering Aoife Phelan, having been told to ignore the desecration of her b(...)

Retired consultant surgeon who worked with the doctor said he was “deficient in many areas” and did not have the “basic medical knowledge even a medical student should know”.

A nurse who prevented a doctor from allegedly trying to use a scalpel to put a tube into a patient’s hand told a Medical Council fitness-to-practise i(...)

A doctor facing 12 allegations of professional misconduct did not know that a pulse rate of 165 was high, a nurse who worked with him told a Medical C(...)

Odeon cinemas have announced that they will, in association with the GAA, repeat the initiative of providing free live screening for Sunday’s All-I(...)

Flavia and Ralmon De Souza leaving court  after a medical negligence action. Photograph: Collins Courts

The Midland Regional Hospital in Portlaoise has apologised at the High Court to the parents of an eight-year-old boy who died some 18 hours aft(...)