Minister of State for Health Kathleen Lynch: hospital is ‘actively recruiting nursing staff’. Photograph: Alan Betson

There are difficulties in staffing the new inpatient cystic fibrosis unit in Cork University Hospital, Minister of State for Health Kathleen Lynch (...)

 Gardaí are appealing for information after a 16-year-old died at the Mater hospital in Dublin after being seriously injured in a road traffic incident in Finglas. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Gardaí in Finglas are investigating a fatal incident in which a teenager was hit by a car close to the junction of Tolka Valley Road and St Helena’s R(...)

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar opened the National Rare Diseases Office. Photograph: Collins

A new National Rare Diseases Office will help to identify thousands of rare diseases that affect almost 250,000 people in Ireland. The office in Dubl(...)

 Minister for Health Leo Varadkar said the Commission of Investigation had to be carried out properly. Photograph: Collins

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has said Independent deputy Catherine Murphy is responsible and “not a cavalier TD”. Asked if he believed Ms Murphy (...)

Bohemians’ Gary Deegan and Shane Robinson of Shamrock Rovers battle it out at Dalymount Park. File Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Three Bohemians fans have appeared in court charged over a 40-man fight between Bohemians and Shamrock Rovers supporters in Tallaght. At Tallaght Cour(...)

 Eddie Kelly, Carlingford, Co Lough, who received a new heart in an operation at the Mater hospital, Dublin,  in  September 1985, leaving the hospital with his wife Eileen and the nurses in charge of the Intensive care unit (from left): Sr Ursula Bullen, Cork, Sr Mary Bridget and Sr Pat O’Leary. Photograph: Pat Langan/The Irish Times

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has marked the 30th anniversary of the first heart transplant in Ireland by calling for a major “cultural shift” to(...)

Six people were brought to hospital from the Twisted Pepper music venue on Middle Abbey Street in Dublin the night that Ana Hick (18) collapsed.

It has emerged that six people were brought to hospital from the Twisted Pepper music venue on Middle Abbey Street, Dublin the night Ana Hick collapse(...)

Students and friends applaud following the funeral mass of Ana Hick, at the Church of the Assumption, Dalkey, Co Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Ana Hick was a born performer who lit up everyone’s life with love, laughter and fun, mourners heard at her funeral Mass at the Church of the Assumpti(...)

Ana Hick: Gardaí believe a man known to her  and her friends had been supplying drugs to some of them since last year

Gardaí investigating the suspected drugs death of Ana Hick believe they have identified a man who had been selling drugs to the teenager and some of t(...)

A new €5 million research centre which will see industry and academia collaborate on specific health projects was officially launched today.The Applie(...)