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(...)

Praveen Halappanavar is dissatisfied with the HSE’s report into the death of his wife, Savita. The report was delivered to his solicitor, Gerard O’Donnell, on Friday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Health Service Executive report on the death last year at Galway University Hospital of Savita Halappanavar has found there was an overemphasis(...)

Women with type 1 or type 2 diabetes should plan their pregnancies very carefully and should not start trying for a baby until they have gone throu(...)