Aside from alleviating the number of patients on trolleys, the INMO is also seeking assurances over staffing arrangements following repeated calls to intensify the recruitment of nurses for emergency departments

Nursing union chiefs and representatives from the HSE were locked in discussions late last night in a bid to avert a proposed strike by emergency depa(...)

The number of patients on trolleys and on wards awaiting admission to a hospital bed stood at 423 on Friday morning. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The Workplace Relations Commission is to convene talks on Saturday between the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) and health service manage(...)

Gardaí closed the road for forensic examination and diversions have been put in place. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

A 68-year-old man has been killed in a car crash in Co Monaghan. The collision occurred at about 6.30pm on Tuesday at Aghalisk on the Monaghan to Cl(...)

An 18-year-old man has died following a three-vehicle collision in Cavan this morning.

The death of a 20-year-old woman in a single vehicle crash in Co Wexford has brought to four the number of people killed on Irish roads since Christma(...)

A  strike by nurses in hospital emergency departments planned for Tuesday has been averted.

A planned strike by nurses in hospital emergency departments on Tuesday has been averted. Health sources last night said a deal in relation to the ov(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has told the Dáil the emergency department in University Hospital Galway is not fit for purpose. Photograph: The Irish Times

The emergency department in University Hospital Galway is not fit for purpose in this day and age, Taoiseach Enda Kenny has told the Dáil. “The staff(...)

Belturbet and Cavan Fire Brigades and gardaí were on the scene of a fatal fire on Monday in Cavan, and Church Street was closed off for a time. File photograph

Gardaí are investigating a fire at Church Street in Cavan town, in which a woman in her 70s died. The fire was reported by neighbours at 2.(...)

Francis Flynn and Fiona Watters, parents of Jamie Flynn, pictured leaving the Four Courts after a High Court action for damages. Photograph: Collins Courts

The parents of an infant who died two days after being delivered at Cavan General Hospital have secured €70,000 in settlement of their High Cou(...)

A woman in her mid-50s has been killed in a two-car collision in Co Monaghan. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A woman has been killed in a two-car collision in Co Monaghan. The incident occurred on the Clones Road, in Aghalisk, at approximately 7.50am on Wedn(...)

Gardaí in Ballybay Co Monaghan are appealing for witnesses after an 80-year-old woman died in a crash on the R188 Monaghan to Cootehill road at Stranooden.

Gardaí in Ballybay, Co Monaghan, are appealing for witnesses after an 80-year-old woman died in a crash on the R188 Monaghan to Cootehill road at Stra(...)