Tony O’Brien, director general of the HSE, leaving the Dáil following the  Oireachtas health committee. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

HSE director general Tony O’Brien is to meet RTÉ director general Noel Curran over allegations the HSE tried to suppress last year’s Prime Time progr(...)

Renua leader Lucinda Creighton says Mr O’Brien’s position is untenable. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Renua leader Lucinda Creighton has called on the director general of the Health Service Executive to resign.Ms Creighton said the position of Tony O’B(...)

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar: “I am ashamed at the manner in which patients were treated without respect, care and compassion when they most needed it by members of my own profession and other professions.” Photograph: Colin Keegan

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar said he was ashamed at the treatment afforded to expectant parents at Portlaoise hospital who were often treated inh(...)

HSE director general Tony O’Brien promise to take “whatever action is appropriate” once he has had the chance to read the report in full. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Another health scandal, another report. What will be different this time?The word “accountability” appears in Hiqa’s report on Portlaoise hospital 212(...)

Róisín and Mark Molloy: “We thought we were telling people, at hospital level, local and national level, things they didn’t know, and it turns out they did and they stood by and allowed further unnecessary deaths.” Photograph: Eric Luke.

Mark and Róisín Molloy’s son, Mark, died soon after birth at Portlaoise hospital in January 2012. Mr Molloy said it would be difficult to have faith (...)

Parents: Mark and Róisín Molloy, whose baby Mark died at Portlaoise hospital in 2012. Photograph: Eric Luke

Katelyn Keenan-McCarthy. Nathan Molyneaux. Joshua Keyes. Mark Molloy. Mary Kate Kelly. Five babies who should have been able to look forward to full a(...)

Tony O’Brien of the HSE: claims draft report is inaccurate and unbalanced.

Families of babies who died after receiving poor care in Midland Regional Hospital, Portlaoise have expressed concern about the continuing delay in pu(...)

Roisin and Mark Molloy, whose son died just minutes after he was born at Midlands Regional  Hospital in 2012. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

The father of a baby who died in Portlaoise hospital says HSE management must take responsibility for the deaths instead of seeking to prevent the pu(...)

Each Saturday on irishtimes.com/weddings we'll report on couples’ love stories. We'll tell the tales and show the pictures of these fabul(...)

Roisin and Mark Molloy from Castlebrack, Killeigh, Co. Offaly pictured speaking to the media outside the Four Courts on Wednesday after a settlement in their High Court action for damages. Photograph: Collins Courts

The family of a baby who died following his birth at Midland Regional Hospital – but who was recorded as a stillbirth – have settled their legal actio(...)