Claire Lalor, from Swords, leaving the High Court in Dublin after her action for damages.  Photograph: Collins

A young woman has been awarded almost €140,000 damages for injuries and trauma resulting from a vaginal swab being left inside her and remaining undet(...)

Tuesday evening’s road death brings to three the number of cyclists who have lost their lives on Irish roads so far this year. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

A cyclist has died following a hit-and-run incident on the Clontarf road in Dublin on Tuesday evening. The 62-year-old man was seriously injured after(...)

A Dublin mother waiting for a second pancreas transplant has made an emotional appeal to Beaumont Hospital and the Health Service Executive to re-ope(...)

Retired surgeon David Hickey at the Beaumont Hospital pancreas transplant unit. Since his retirement the unit has closed and no transplants have been performed. File photograph: Aidan Crawley

Beaumont Hospital and the Health Service Executive could find themselves facing corporate manslaughter charges over the closure of the pancreas transp(...)

Beaumont Hospital was unable to say when pancreas transplants would resume. Photograph: Eric Luke

Patients on the waiting list for kidney and pancreas transplants are to meet in Dublin today to voice concerns over changes to the transplant progra(...)

A man is in a serious condition after he was beaten up after attempting to stop a mugging outside St Stephen’s Green shopping centre while another man is in Garda custody after an attempted sexual assault in the green itself. File  photograph: Frank Miller

A man who remains in a serious condition after he was assaulted in Dublin city centre was beaten up when he tried to stop a mugging, according to eyew(...)

Reinhard Schaler and his wife, Patricia O’Byrne, are calling for a “fair and balanced investigation” into the road incident where their son Pádraig  (pictured) was hit by a van in Cape Cod.

The parents of an Irish student who was seriously injured after he was hit by a van while cycling on a J1 visa in the US have called on the governor a(...)

Prof Ray Stallings, Director of Research and Prof of Cancer Genetics at RCSI

The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland is to invest €50 million in a major drive to expand its research activities. The five-year investment plan wi(...)

The Irish Kidney Association says the post-transplant clinic at Beaumont Hospital has ceased following the retirement of David Hickey, the country’s only pancreatic transplant surgeon. File photograph: Aidan Crawley

Scores of transplant patients have been told they must go to overcrowded emergency departments for care following the closure of a specialised outpati(...)

Karl Smith  leaving the Four Courts after a High Court hearing. Photograph: Collins

A Ryanair ground operative is suing the airline and the Dublin Airport Authority (DAA) for alleged negligence over injuries suffered after he fell on (...)