Mr Justice Kevin Cross welcomed the settlement and said it was a difficult case. Photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

A 71-year-old woman who claimed there was no justification for the symphysiotomy carried out on her after the birth of her first baby more than 50 (...)

The site has 55 metres of frontage to the busy Dolphins Barn Street close to its intersection with Cork Street. St James’s Hospital and St Stephen’s Green are within walking distance

A redevelopment site in a high-profile location in south Dublin city centre is new to the market this week at €2.5 million through DTZ Sherry FitzGer(...)

The infill site for a development of at least 30 duplex apartments and townhouses on Parnell Road in Dublin 12

An infill site for a development of at least 30 duplex apartments and townhouses on Parnell Road in Dublin 12 is expected to attract considerable inte(...)

Coroner Brian Farrell said he was bringing in a verdict of medical misadventure,  stressing that  this  in no way cast blame on medical professionals. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A baby born at Limerick Regional Hospital was transferred between three hospitals before she died at Our Lady’s Hospital Crumlin, a Coroner’s Court wa(...)

Women with their children outside the Four Courts late last month in support of midwife Philomena Canning (centre) who had her insurance refused by the HSE. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Susannah Sweetman’s fourth childbirth is approaching - and so she should know what to expect. But she doesn’t. “I have no idea what to do, I feel comp(...)

Ellen Conlon and Josephine Thomas of The Pregnant Box. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

"This girl isn’t happy; this girl has to see a social worker; this girl had a one-night stand.” Voices echo through an empty Dublin church, as (...)

Former chief inspector of the Garda Inspectorate Kathleen O’Toole was a member of the review group into the Department of Justice

The high-powered expert group which carried out the review of the Department of Justice was composed of individuals with wide-ranging experience acros(...)

Parents Loreda and Iancu with their two children Regina and Iancu junior (2), who was taken into care last October.

An inquiry by the Ombudsman for Children has found ethnic profiling played a role in the Garda’s decision to remove two Roma children from their famil(...)

The report’s authors say further studies are required to identify if changes in maternal diet and/or physical activity were responsible for these weight changes after the birth of a first child.

Two-thirds of first-time mothers had gained 10lb when they booked antenatal care for a second pregnancy, according to a longitudinal study carried ou(...)

How it looked: St Teresa’s Gardens in 2009. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Ann Fahy has been living in St Teresa’s Gardens in Dublin 8 for 19 years. “I am from here originally. I was reared in the flats, but then I moved out (...)