Overcrowding at Beaumont Hospital has increased in recent weeks following the closure of 33 beds, with a 26 per cent increase in the number of patients left on trolleys during the first four months of 2015. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Beaumont Hospital should go off-call “for an extended period” due to the dangerously high levels of overcrowding in the emergency department, the Iris(...)

A man has died after a two vehicle collision in Malahide, Co Dublin on Wednesday.

A man has died after a two car collision in Malahide, Co Dublin on Wednesday. The incident happened on the Dublin Road about 2pm. The man, in his 80s(...)

Anthony Dignam was told in the High Court that he cannot now sue over the effects of seeing his wife allegedly sit in a chair for three days before getting a hospital bed. Photo: Graham Hughes/Photocall Ireland

A widower’s legal action for alleged psychological distress caused by watching his wife spend three days in a chair in a hospital emergency department(...)

Jack Lynam, a double amputee who has been in Beaumont Hospital for the past 15 months, pictured with his wife Frances. Photograph: Dara MacDónaill/The Irish Times 4:17

Jack Lynam (53), from Coolock, Dublin, had both legs amputated last year after he developed a rare blood disorder, Antiphospholipid syndrome. He had b(...)

Liam Doran, general secretary at the INMO (Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation) and Minister for Health Leo Varadkar: Mr Doran said the extra €74m from the Government to help the trolley crisis is welcome but is not enough to solve the problem. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Shorter working hours and the continuing trolley crisis in emergency departments top the agenda for the annual conference of the Irish Nurses and Midw(...)

Gardaí in Swords are appealing for witnesses after a man and two women were assaulted in the town on Saturday evening.

Gardaí in Swords are appealing for witnesses after a man and two women were assaulted in the town on Saturday evening.The trio were walking in Town (...)

Elizabeth Lavin, of Calverstown, Kilcullen, Kildare,  arriving at the Four Courts for her High Court action for damages. Photograph: Courts Collins

A woman who fell on an escalator at Dublin Airport has been awarded €40,000 damages by a High Court judge.Mr Justice Michael Hanna said Elizabeth Lavi(...)

Elizabeth Lavin, of Calverstown, Kilcullen, Kildare,  arriving at the Four Courts  for the second day of her High Court action for damages. Photograph: Courts Collins

A woman who has sued over injujries suffered as a result of falling on an escalator at Dublin Airport has told the High Court the fall occurred during(...)

Dublin airport’s Terminal 2 building. Elizabeth Laving has sued Dublin Airport Authority after falling on her face while on an up escalator on the premises in November 2012. Photograph: Aidan Crawley.

A woman who suffered injuries after falling on an escalator at Dublin Airport has sued for damages.Elizabeth Lavin (69) was due to fly to Manchester, (...)

More than 500 people are awaiting admission to hospital on trolleys in emergency departments around the country. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

March saw the highest number of patients on trolleys nationwide for the same period since 2005, according to the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisatio(...)