Aibha Conroy, from Gowla, Cashel in Connemara, Co Galway died at Temple Street Hospital on December 14th, 2011.

A mother told an inquest of her shock at learning her six-year-old daughter was dying just hours after staff at Galway University Hospital (GUH) assur(...)

Several doctors are also offering alternative or complementary medicine, such as homeopathy, while using the title ‘Dr’. Photograph: Getty Images

Nine years ago Thomas Schatten of Malahide in Co Dublin went into anaphylactic shock and died after being treated for his peanut allergy by a D(...)

 Barrister Simon Mills arriving at the Oireachtas health committee hearings, at Leinster House, Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

Provisions to criminalise abortion in proposed legislation “significantly” overstate the offence in existing legislation, the Oireachtas hearin(...)

Health committee chairman, Jerry Buttimer TD. Photograph: Eric Luke /Irish Times

Abortion legislation is incompatible with the core values of human rights, Prof William Binchy, legal adviser to the anti-abortion campaign, ha(...)

Jerry Buttimer: said the committee had gone to great lengths to ensure that there was balance among the witnesses

More than 50 medical and legal experts will give evidence to a special Oireachtas committee hearing on the Government’s draft (...)

Protesters from the Siptu and Unite trade unions  at Leinster House yesterday calling on the Government to legislate for the X case. Photograph: Julien Behal/PA

Idiotic. Ridiculous. Unworkable. It wasn’t the language itself that came as a jolt. Even in a political culture as relatively low-key as ours, (...)