Consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist Dr Peter Van Geene during the Medical Council fitness-to-practise inquiry at Kingram House, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

An obstetrician accused of poor professional performance should have stopped carrying out hysterectomies if there were repeated complications, a Medic(...)

Consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist Dr Peter Van Geene outside of a fitness to practice inquiry. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Two women had their wombs needlessly removed, an expert witness has told a medical council fitness to practice inquiry. Yesterday was the fifth day o(...)

David McWilliams: among a coterie of economic and market soothsayers who are scheduled to talk next Saturday, May 16th, at an “Investment Summit” at the Stillorgan Park hotel

Now that our merchant classes are on the up again and there’s a bit more cash floating about, it appears that playing the markets is back in vogue.Dav(...)

The Cassidy family pictured at the Rotunda Hospital: parents Kevin and Veronica with their quintuplets Conor, Amy, Cian Rory and Dearbháil. Photograph: Cyril Byrne 1:59

Multiple pregnancies are tricky, says current Master of Dublin’s Rotunda Hospital Sam Coulter-Smith.“Generally speaking, triplets getting to 32 weeks (...)

Free Legal Advice Centre director general Noeline Blackwell has been appointed chair of a mediation process to manage the ‘ongoing relationship’ between Croke Park and local residents. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A mediation process to manage the “ongoing relationship” between Croke Park and local residents following last year’s controversy over the cancelled G(...)

Villainous matriarch Patricia Hennessy (Cathy Belton) and daughter Claire  (Pandora McCormick) from TV3’s soap opera ‘Red Rock’.

Soap operas are a team game, but when it comes to TV3’s new soap opera Red Rock, a special shout-out must go to the wardrobe person responsible for ca(...)

Garth Brooks’s five  concerts scheduled for  Croke Park never went ahead last year. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Croke Park stadium director Peter McKenna has accepted that the plan to host Garth Brooks five concerts on successive evenings last summer was excess(...)

GAA’s annual report for 2014 showed hurling championship income outstripping football championship income for the first time.

Not for the first time the GAA has found itself defending an apparent bias in funding towards Dublin. Figures released in the 2014 financial report s(...)

The GAA Finance Report Media Briefinghas shown that Hurling gate receipts in 2014 were higher than those of football. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Hurling championship gate receipts have opened a notable gap on football for the first time in GAA history, helping contribute to a €2m increase in to(...)

Páraic Duffy with the GAA president Liam O’Neill at the launch of the director general’s annual report at Croke Park. Photo: Paul Mohan/Sportsfile

The GAA’S director general, Páraic Duffy has defended the organisation’s commercial ventures and also launched a broadside at Dublin City Council for(...)