A stock image of the Clostridium difficile bacteria. Patients at Cavan General Hospital are at higher risk of the infection, Hiqa finds. Photograph: Getty Images.

Patients at Cavan General Hospital are at high risk of infection from the Clostridium difficile superbug, partly due to poor hand washing by staff, ac(...)

Parents Marie and Paul Reilly, from Shercock, Co. Cavan, leaving court today  after they settled a High Court action on behalf of their daughter, Sarah. Photograph: Collins

A teenage girl who is severely brain damaged, cannot walk or talk, is almost blind and has to be fed through a tube, has secured €5.2 million under a (...)

A 41-year-old man was injured last night in a shooting in Ballyconnell, Co Cavan, last night.

A 41-year-old man was injured last night in a shooting in Ballyconnell, Co Cavan, last night. The incident happened at at Aghalane Bridge at about 7.1(...)

The HSE is in the process of commissioning a new review into the death of a baby boy at Cavan General Hospital in 2012. Photograph:  Colm Connaughton

The Health Service Executive (HSE) has said it is in the process of commissioning a new review into the death of a baby boy at Cavan General Hospital (...)

A man who admitted killing an elderly bachelor in a Co Cavan psychiatric unit has been jailed for eight years. Photograph: Reuters

A man who admitted killing an elderly bachelor in a Co Cavan psychiatric unit has been jailed for eight years.Ian Harman (50), of Carrickallen, Mounta(...)

In its recent briefing material for Minister for Health Leo Varadkar, the Department of Health said it was in consultation with the HSE reagarding the need for a further evaluation of the market place to establish its capacity to recruit and retain candidates of the calibre required in the context of a 5-year contract term.

A number of senior HSE managers are to be re-deployed on a two-year contract basis to fill key vacant chief executive positions in its new hospital gr(...)

 Hospital overcrowding is worsening, with the number of patients left waiting on trolleys 19 per cent higher than a year ago, the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation has said. Photograph by Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Hospital overcrowding is worsening, with the number of patients left waiting on trolleys 19 per cent higher than a year ago, the Irish Nurses and Midw(...)

Cavan General Hospital, where Dr Salah Abdel-Aziz Ahmed is a consultant obstetrician. Photograph: Colm Connaughton.

A doctor at the centre of an investigation into the death of a baby boy following birth at Cavan General Hospital in November 2012 has been “completel(...)

An elderly priest who died after he was given a yellow fever vaccine was aware of the higher risk it posed to his age group before he consented to it, an inquest heard. Photograph: David Cheskin/PA Wire

An elderly priest who died after he was given a yellow fever vaccine was aware of the higher risk it posed to his age group before he consented to it,(...)

Dr Graham Fry (above), medical director of the Tropical Medical Bureau clinic on Grafton Street in Dublin, said Fr Gerard Cusack reported no health issues, previous or at the time, on the medical questionnaire or during his consultation with Dr William Yap in March 2013 at which he was given yellow fever vaccine. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill.

A priest died after suffering a very rare adverse reaction to the yellow fever vaccine, an inquest heard. Fr Gerard Cusack (71), prior of Holy Trinit(...)