Neil Porter holds a photograph of his late wife Maura, flanked by his daughter Davina and his son Brendan.  Photograph: Trevor McBride

A five-hour back-up of ambulances at Letterkenny general hospital last December led to an elderly woman waiting almost an hour for an ambulance after(...)

A Translink bus in Belfast

Up to 50 children were taken to hospital this morning following a collision involving a school bus and a car close to Omagh, Co Tyrone.The accident ha(...)

Scientists at Queen’s University Belfast have made a breakthrough in the fight against a hospital superbug which killed four babies. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast have synthesised a new hydrogel capable of destroying some of the most potent hospital superbugs. “Superbugs(...)

Kevin McCloy (right) in action for Dery against Mayo’s Andy Moran in 2010. Photograph:
Inpho / Presseye

The family of Kevin McCloy has thanked medical staff treating the former the Derry captain and appealed for privacy after his collapse last night.McCl(...)

The man was airlifted  from the sea close to Inishbofin, Co Galway to Mayo General Hospital in Castlebar. Photograph: Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin

A man who died after he was airlifted to hospital from the sea close to Inishbofin, Co Galway yesterday evening is the sixth diver to lose his life i(...)

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses after a 73-year-old man was seriously assaulted in Carndonagh, Co Donegal last night.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses after a 73-year-old man was seriously assaulted in Carndonagh, Co Donegal last night. The incident happened at abo(...)

A woman in her 30s was killed when her car hit a bus in Donegal today.

A woman has died after the car she was driving collided with a bus between Donegal nad Derry this afternoon.The crash happened at about 3.30pm on the (...)

Maura Porter: the deputy director of the HSE’s National Ambulance Service is to meet her husband Neil, daughter Davina and son Brendan

The deputy director of the HSE’s National Ambulance Service will travel to Donegal today to meet the family of Maura Porter (7(...)

Brendan Porter with his sister Davina and their father Neil, holding a photograph of Maura Porter, who died in December. Photograph: Trevor McBride

Maura Porter (70), from Carndonagh, Co Donegal, died in Altnagelvin hospital in Derry shortly before midnight on December 30th last year. (...)

A 70-year-old woman has died in hospital after being struck by a car while out walking in Co Donegal. The woman was knocked down at about 6pm yesterd(...)