Galway GP Dr Mary Rogan  has said that the human rights of the elderly are being breached on a regular basis due to inadequate staffing levels in public hospitals. File photograph: Getty Images/Stockphoto

A north Galway GP has said that the human rights of the elderly are being breached on a regular basis due to inadequate staffing levels in public hosp(...)

Aibha Conroy: died in 2011. Photograph: Conroy family

A young girl who died from brain swelling having gone into hospital with low blood sugar may have had an “extremely rare” hormone deficiency, an inque(...)

Aibha Conroy from Gowla, Cashel in Connemara, Co Galway died at Temple Street Children’s Hospital on December 14th, 2011. Photograph: Conroy family

A six-year-old girl developed severe brain damage within hours of being admitted to the emergency department at Galway University Hospital (GUH) su(...)

Aibha Conroy, from Gowla, Cashel in Connemara, Co Galway died at Temple Street Hospital on December 14th, 2011.

A mother told an inquest of her shock at learning her six-year-old daughter was dying just hours after staff at Galway University Hospital (GUH) assur(...)

Praveen Halappanavar husband of Savita Halappanavar who died following a miscarriage in The Galway University Hospital. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Praveen Halappanavar, widower of the late Savita Halappanavar who died at Galway University Hospital in October 2012, hopes his case for medical negl(...)

A protester pictured at the Roscommon hospital protest outside Leinster House. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

All politics is local, as any politician seeking to close or downgrade a hospital will find out very quickly. No issue provokes such emotion in local (...)

Her pink shoe: one of the images photographed by artist Marie Brett for a project on the impact of infant loss, which opens at the Galway Arts Centre early next month.

A tiny baby’s blanket tied with ribbons, a christening gown and two identity bracelets are among images photographed by artist Marie Brett for a proj(...)

Galway University Hospital did not have a hospital-wide guideline in place for the management of sepsis in adult patients, despite treating well over 100 such cases a year, the Health Information and 
Quality Authority report found.

Galway University Hospital did not have a hospital-wide guideline in place for the management of sepsis in adult patients, despite treating well over (...)

‘The Magic Room' by Margaret Warde; dialysis patient Siobhán Connolly and her partner,Gerry Wallace,a transplant recipient, with one of Connolly’s exhibits; and Aidan Garvey’s fly-ties. Photographs: Joe O’Shaughnessy

A cake decorator’s paper sculptures on a limestone floor, primroses over crisp linen and china cups, and a ward bed transformed into a “magic room”: t(...)

 Sir Sabaratnam Arulkatumaran , chairperson, at the publication of the Health Service Executive (HSE) clinical review report into the death of Savita Halappanavar on Thursday. Photograph: Eric Luke

The HSE Inquiry on Savita Halappanavar’s death chaired by Prof Sir Arulkumaran highlights a disastrous cascade of failures at Galway University Hospit(...)