Minister for Health Leo Varadkar: said further reviews would be necessary in a number of other hospitals where the locums worked. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

The locum radiologist at the centre of a major recall of patients at Cavan Monaghan Hospital was not on the specialist register of the Medical Counci(...)

 Taoiseach Enda Kenny: ‘There are clearly changes that are needed in the structures of the way things have been done.’ Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar says it is a “real tragedy” that a wrong reading of an X-ray has lead to a delayed cancer diagnosis. The Minis(...)

The woman, named locally as Mary O’Brien, was rushed to James Connolly Hospital in Blanchardstown. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

A 90-year-old woman remains in a critical condition at Connolly Hospital in Blanchardstown following a fatal house fire in Stoneybatter on Sunday even(...)

An inspection at Connolly Hospital in Blanchardstown found two units were majorly noncompliant in eight of the 18 standards tested against. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Patients at a Dublin hospital were exposed to burns risks and unhygienic medication practices, according to a report from the Health Information and (...)

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

Overcrowding in some hospitals is at record levels, as the number of patients on trolleys nationally remains high. University Hospital Limerick(...)

Minister for Public Expenditure Brendan Howlin has ruled out emergency funding for the Department of Health to combat hospital overcrowding. Photograph: Eric Luke

Minister for Public Expenditure Brendan Howlin has ruled out emergency funding for the Department of Health to combat hospital overcrowding. The numbe(...)

The number of patients on trolleys has dropped sharply this morning after hitting record levels over the previous two days. Getty Images.

The number of patients on trolleys has dropped sharply this morning after hitting record levels over the previous two days.There are 371 patients wait(...)

Nurses at hospitals across the State are being balloted on industrial action amid concern about the impact of overcrowding on patient safety and staf(...)

Gardaí are looking for four other teenagers who were in the car when the crash happened and fled the scene.

A teenager has been arrested following a crash in which two gardaí were injured when their patrol car was hit by a stolen vehicle. The incident happen(...)

Swedish House Mafia: Coroner finds that Shane Brophy (21) died of drug toxicity after the 2012 Phoenix Park show.

A man who collapsed after attending a Swedish House Mafia concert in Phoenix Park died as a result of ecstasy and cocaine toxicity, a coroner has foun(...)