Taoiseach Enda Kenny: ‘There are clearly changes that are needed in the structures of the way things have been done.’ Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar says it is a “real tragedy” that a wrong reading of an X-ray has lead to a delayed cancer diagnosis. The Minis(...)

Michael Riordain, from Cahirciveen, Co Kerry. His wife choked to death while they waited for an ambulance to arrive from another town. Photograph: Domnick Walsh/Eye Focus

Michael Riordain (47) knew after waiting for an ambulance for 10 minutes the outlook for his wife was “not good”. Elizabeth (52) was cho(...)