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 (...)

A teenage girl found abandoned in Dublin city centre who is believed to be a victim of human trafficking has brought a High Court challenge to a HSE proposal to place her in a non-secure care facility.

A teenage girl found abandoned in Dublin city centre who is believed to be a victim of human trafficking has brought a High Court challenge to a HSE p(...)

It has been confirmed that the couple at the centre of the parental controversy in Dublin are the girl’s biological parents, according to Alan Shatter’s statement this evening. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

It has been confirmed that the couple at the centre of the parental controversy in Dublin are the girl’s biological parents, Minister for Justice A(...)

The court was told last month that former Anglo chief executive David Drumm, who moved to the US after resigning from Anglo in 2008, is willing to testify on Mr Flynn’s behalf
 about the overcharging
.

Anglo Irish Bank and its successor Irish Bank Resolution Corporation overcharged customers by an estimated $1.6 billion (€1.2 billion) and continued t(...)

Over 1200 children are on the outpatient waiting list at Our Lady’s  Children’s Hospital Crumlin. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Ten children who have been waiting over four years for an appointment at Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital Crumlin will all be seen within the next three(...)

The artificial lung: first time procedure was used on patient as a bridge to a later lung transplant.

Doctors at Temple Street children’s hospital in Dublin have performed the first artificial lung procedure in Ireland on a child who later went on to h(...)