The rate of baby deaths in smaller maternity units in the State is in line with national averages and compares well internationally, according to the (...)

The announcement of a fourth baby death in the space of 30 months at Cavan General Hospital is worrying. Coming on top of the profoundly shocking Heal(...)

Cavan General Hospital: despite four infant deaths in 30 months and concerns raised about the slow progress of investigations, Minister for Health Leo Varadkar said a review of all deaths at the unit was not warranted ‘at this stage’. Photograph: Colm Connaughton

Cavan General Hospital, where a baby died during childbirth on Tuesday, is still investigating three earlier infant deaths that occurred up to thre(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny was replying in the Dáil to Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin and Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams on the issue of the death of a baby in  Cavan hospital. File photograph: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

Maternity services in Cavan General Hospital were being monitored, Taoiseach Enda Kenny told the Dáil.He said the Health Information and Quality Autho(...)

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar with Frank Dolphin,  chairman of the Dublin Midlands Hospital Group,  during a visit to the Midlands Regional Hospital, Portlaoise.  Mr Varadkar said that four medical staff from the hospital have been referred for possible disciplinary action arising from the deaths of a number of babies in recent years. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Four medical personnel from Portlaoise hospital have been referred for possible disciplinary action arising from the deaths of a number of babies in r(...)

Former minister for health James Reilly said last May he would instruct the Health Information and Quality Authority (Hiqa) to review maternity services at the hospital. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

An investigation is under way into a fourth baby death in the space of 30 months in one of the country’s smaller maternity units.The investigation has(...)

 Niamh Brannigan, mother of Patrick Brannigan (7), of CastleBlayney, Co. Monaghan, pictured leaving the Four Courts on Thursday. Photograph: Courts Collins

A boy who was catastrophically injured during his birth at Cavan General Hosptial has settled his High Court action on terms including an interim paym(...)

The Health Information and Quality Authority published hygiene reports on 11 different Irish hospitals on Friday. Photograph: Getty Images

Patients, staff and visitors at a midlands hospital were at high risk of infection due to poor hygiene practices on the children’s ward, according to (...)

A Cavan man accused of murdering his wife said a prayer moments after his wife and mother of their four children was shot at the family home, the ju(...)

Suspect for repeated stabbing of woman on Christmas Eve has been  taken to Cavan General Hospital.

A prominent republican suspected of stabbing a woman in a Christmas Eve attack has been returned to Cavan Garda station after treatment in Cavan Gen(...)