Two teenagers aged 18 and 16 were questioned at Mill Street Garda Station under section four of the Criminal Justice Act. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Two teenagers were due to appear at Galway District Court this morning over a stabbing at the weekend. The two were arrested in Galway city. Gardaí­ i(...)

A solicitor representing the family of Dhara Kivlehan, who died in Belfast four days after giving birth in Sligo Regional Hospital in 2010, said her husband Michael and other relatives had  ‘gone through hoops’ for four years in an attempt to get answers.

The family of a young mother who died after giving birth at Sligo Regional Hospital has been put through hoops in their efforts to get answers, their (...)

Independent TD Denis Naughten: “Obvious and serious knock-on safety concerns for patients.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Serious concerns for the safety of psychiatric nursing staff at Galway University Hospital have been raised in an audit carried out last month by the(...)

The majority of paramedic crews across the State waited longer than the Health Service Executive’s target of 20 minutes to hand over patients, get their trolleys back and return to responding to calls.  Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Ambulances spent more than 8,000 hours delayed at hospital emergency departments waiting to hand over patients during one month this year, previous(...)

Savita Halappanavar: her death in October 2012 led to three inquiries. Photograph: The Irish Times

A review of governance structures at University Hospital Galway is under way in the wake of the death of Savita Halappanavar i(...)

The points will be added to a minimum requirement of 350 points from a single sitting of the Leaving Cert in six subjects. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The battle between universities to attract top young sports people intensified yesterday after NUI Galway con(...)

A consultant microbiologist at Cork University Hospital said the flu vaccine would be enough to protect people against the virus. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Cork University Hospital has put visitor restrictions in place following an outbreak of swine flu. The(...)

Mourners leave lighted candles following the funeral service  Solomon Soremekun. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

A grieving mother is to travel home to her family in Nigeria to mourn her three-year-old son who died in Galway last week. Omolara Alibi is making pla(...)

Solomon Soremekun, who died from injuries sustained in a lift shaft in an office building in Galway on Monday afternoon, was buried yesterday.

The mother of the three-year-old boy who was killed in a lift shaft in Galway last week was too distraught to attend his funeral.Omolara Alibi grieved(...)

Emily Rose Duff was the first baby born in Ireland in 2014. She arrived at the National Maternity Hospital in Dublin at five seconds past midnight weighing 3.69kg.

Emily Rose Duff was the first baby born in Ireland in 2014. She arrived at the National Maternity Hospital in Dublin at five seconds past midnight wei(...)