The officer had approached a stationary vehicle before 11pm last night, at which point the driver took off and ran into the garda.

A Garda remains in a serious condition in Beaumont Hospital on Sunday after he was hit by a stolen car on Saturday night. A spokesman for An Garda Sío(...)

One drink a day puts women at increased risk of breast and other alcohol-related cancers, a major study has found. File photograph: Cathal McNaughton/PA Wire

Just one drink a day puts women at increased risk of breast and other alcohol-related cancers, a major study published today suggests. People with a(...)

There were 359 patients waiting for a hospital bed yesterday, up on the same day in 2014 (227 patients) and 2013 (242). Photograph: Frank Miller

Measures introduced by Minister for Health Leo Varadkar to bring down inpatient and outpatient waiting lists are having an adverse effect on the numbe(...)

A pensioner found dead in his sitting room had sustained 90 per cent burns to his body, an inquest heard. Christopher (Willie) Horrigan (72) of Griffi(...)

Prof Arnie Hill, head of the medical school at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI). Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Prof Arnie Hill greets me in the foyer of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) with a friendly smile and a warm handshake. As we enter t(...)

The pancreas transplant programme will recommence in St Vincent’s University Hospital in September subject to a suitable donor recipient match being a(...)

Mayo General Hospital at Castlebar in Co Mayo. Photograph: Google Maps

An 82-year-old man died because of the failure of authorities at Mayo General Hospital in Castlebar, to administer the anti-coagulant Octaplex in a ti(...)

A Coast Guard helicopter responded after a man in his early 30s fell on to a ledge at Dalkey Quarry in south Dublin. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

A man was airlifted to hospital following a 50ft fall off a cliff at the Dalkey Quarry on Killiney Hill in south Dublin on Wednesday afternoon. Effor(...)

Donal Connor on his farm near Easkey, in Co Sligo. Photograph: Brian Farrell

I was alone in the house the day the consultant rang to tell me I had cancer. It was coming up to 4pm a few days before Christmas Day 2012. I had a fr(...)

The man behind the counter: Paul Gartlan, the publican star of the RTÉ documentary The Irish Pub

‘You go into a pub abroad and they nearly ignore you. You go into one in Ireland and they’d go up in your arse to find out who you are – name, address(...)