Alan Stanley. Photograph: Stanley family

A father of one who absconded from a psychiatric ward in a Dublin hospital was last seen alive by a gravedigger. Alan Stanley (41) of Brookmount, Tal(...)

A clipping from the Irish Times in 1916 about Holden Stodart, an ambulance volunteer killed during the 1916 Rising. (Right) Mr Stodart’s grave in Mount Jerome in Dublin.

Padraig Allen, a member of St John Ambulance Brigade, recalls Holden Stodart, a volunteer who was fatally wounded while helping those engaged in th(...)

John Rogers SC told the High Court his client had a non-emergency symphysiotomy which has left her with life-long pain, incontinence and restricted mobility. File photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

A woman who claims there was no justification for a symphysiotomy performed on her 12 days before the birth of her baby at a Dublin hospital in the 19(...)

The three judge High Court, comprising the President of the High Court, Mr Justice Nicholas Kearns, Ms Justice Marie Baker and Ms Justice Caroline Costello has heard final legal arguments and will rule on he matter on Friday, St Stephens’ Day. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A clinically dead pregnant woman must be maintained on life support if the High Court finds there is a “real” prospect her unborn child will achieve (...)

Temple Street hospital was on the periphery of the fighting during Easter Week 1916 and the nuns who ran it struggled to care for the wounded.

A compelling account of how a Dublin hospital became caught up in the Easter Rising has been discovered in the archives of an order of nuns. Temple S(...)

Spectators line the street for the best view of the finish of stage three of the Giro d’Italia on Merrion Street, Dublin, yesterday. Photograph: Eric Luke 1:27

The worlds of two of Dublin’s most famous sons, Stephen Roche and Roddy Doyle, collided on Merrion Square in the city centre yesterday.As some of the (...)

An Irish man accused of killing his mother agreed yesterday he was the last person to see her alive – but denied causing her death, dismembering her a(...)

Minister for Health James Reilly said it was ‘very clear’ that people need to be in compliance. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Minister for Health James Reilly has warned that St Vincent’s University Hospital faces “serious consequences” if it fails to co-operate with a HSE au(...)

Fr Alec Reid after he was presented with “Tipperary Person of the Year” in 2006. Photograph: John Cogill

Fr Alec Reid, who was a pivotal figure during the emerging peace process in Northern Ireland, died yesterday.Fr Reid has been described as a “pillar o(...)

Gabriel Byrne addresses the New York audience

Actor Gabriel Byrne has spoken emotionally about the death of a friend in a Dublin hospital in an appeal for “simple and transformational changes” to (...)