A computer-generated image of the proposed National Children’s Hospital, as seen from Rialto Bridge

The children’s hospital proposed for the Mater site in Dublin fell at the final fence primarily because it was the wrong horse for that course. It was(...)

Plans for a new national paediatric hospital at the St James’s Hospital campus in Dublin are to be lodged with An Bord Pleanála on Monday afternoon. 2:04

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar said he was “confident, but not complacent” in relation to the plans for a new national paediatric hospital at the(...)

Garda at the scene of a shooting at Shelerin Road, Clonsilla, west Dublin on Friday evening. Photograph: Collins Photos

Investigators are continuing to question three men in relation to the fatal shooting of Keith Walker in Clonsilla last Friday. Gardaí in west Dublin (...)

 Gardai near the scene of a shooting in west  Dublin. Photograph:  Paddy Cummins

A man has been arrested over a fatal shooting in Dublin that gardaí believe was a case of mistaken identity. The man, who was in his 30s, was shot in (...)

A man (40) has been  charged with the murder of Peter Conroy, who died at a B&B in Palmerstown in west Dublin in the early hours of Tuesday morning. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A man has been remanded in custody charged with the murder of Peter Conroy, who died at a B&B in Palmerstown in west Dublin in the early hours of (...)

A 25-year-old man has died in hospital following an alleged assault in Palmerstown Tuesday morning

Gardaí have launched a murder investigation into the death of a 25-year-old man following an alleged assault in Palmerstown early on Tuesday morning. (...)

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 (...)