Jooda Akanbi at Dublin Central Ciminal Court. Mr Akanbi told gardaí: “I used my hand to hit the baseball bat and the baseball bat he was holding hit him in the head.” Photograph: Collins Courts.

A man on trial charged with murdering another man with a baseball bat told gardai that the alleged victim’s head injury was caused by the baseball bat(...)

A image posted by Linda Deaton showing injuries to her brother Paul Deaton after he was assaulted by a group of youths in a Dublin park on Wednesday. Image via Facebook

The family of a man with a learning disability have condemned an attack on him at a public park in Dublin which left him with head injuries. During th(...)

Judge Martin Nolan said “there was a degree of desperation” on Arteaga’s part and he was on the “very lowest rung of this transportation system”

A man who swallowed 39 condoms filled with liquid cocaine to smuggle the drugs into Ireland from Brazil has been jailed for four years.Bolivian natio(...)

Gardaí are investigating the collision which occurred on the N2 at Tuiterath, Balrath, Co Meath.

Six people have died this weekend following separate road crashes across Ireland. A male pedestrian has died after being hit by a car on the N2 betwee(...)

Kidney donor Mahon Murphy; kidney recipient Lia and her baby Colm; kidney recipient Jack; mother Síle; kidney donor and also kidney recipient father Sean; and Bob, three times kidney transplant recipient.  The Murphy family attended the national launch of Organ Donor Awareness Week. Photograph: Conor McCabe

A Co Waterford family with a hereditary kidney complaint have had seven transplants between them in recent years. Sean Murphy from Kilrossanty,(...)

 Pádraig Fay and his cousin Mia O’Neill, who has Cystic Fibrosis, at the launch of Cystic Fibrosis Ireland’s 65 Roses National Awareness Week from April 20th-26th. Photograph: Alan Betson

The number of inpatient beds for cystic fibrosis patients needs to almost triple in the coming years, Cystic Fibrosis Ireland has said. Currently the(...)

The Garda Síochána Ombudsman’s Commission (GSOC) has launched an investigation into the treatment of a suspect following a stabbing at a Luas stop on Sunday. Photograph: PA

The Garda Síochána Ombudsman’s Commission (GSOC) has launched an investigation into the treatment of a suspect following a stabbing at a Luas stop on (...)

Dublin Coroner’s Court heard Fr Seamus Giles’s death was the result of internal bleeding most likely caused by perforation of his internal jugular vein during a central line insertion. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A hospital consultant has said he may have made an error in not carrying out a procedure in a case in which a priest died from complications linked(...)

A 63-year-old woman is seriously ill in Beaumont Hospital after she was hit by a  car in Termonfeckin.

Gardaí in Co Louth have appealed for witnesses after a woman was hit by a car and seriously injured on Friday night. A Garda spokesman said the 63-yea(...)

 Saoirse Perry from Cabra who received a liver transplant last year with Minister for Health  Leo Varadkar at the launch by  Organ Donor Awareness in the Mansion House in Dublin on Monday. Photograph:  Gareth Chaney Collins

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar urged people to carry a donor card and to have a conversation around the dinner table with their family as to whether(...)