A candlelight vigil in Galway marking the anniversary of Savita Halappanavar’s death. File  photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

The solicitor for Praveen Halappanavar, widower of Savita Halappanavar, has said he expects an application to be made within the next week to 10 days (...)

The inquest into the death of  Aibha Conroy  (6) has been adjourned until October.

The inquest into the death of six-year-old Aibha Conroy from Co Galway was adjourned on Thursday night until October. Dublin Coroner Brian Farrell had(...)

John and Kathleen Conroy and their daughter attended the inquest at the Coroner’s Court into the death of their other daughter Aibha. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Doctors on Tuesday defended their treatment of six-year-old Aibha Conroy, who died four days after being admitted to University Hospital Galway suffer(...)

John and Kathleen Conroy with their daughter Sorcha  leaving the Coroners Court in Dublin in January 2015. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

The inquest into the death of Aibha Conroy has heard that the possibility the six-year-old’s underlying medical condition had not been effectively add(...)

Gaye Edwards at the launch of the Amnesty International Ireland report ‘She Is Not a Criminal’, in Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Language is important in discussion of abortion. To refer to someone on either side of the debate as “anti-choice” rather than “pro-life”; or as “p(...)

 Dara Calleary (Fianna Fáil): asked if it was acceptable that a consultant had gone on maternity leave  and would not be replaced until September.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

More than 850 people were told this week by two Galway hospitals that all outpatient rheumatology clinics for July and August had been cancelled, Fia(...)

Some 338 patients were on trolleys or in extra ward beds in emergency departments waiting for admission to hospital on Monday, according to  the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Hospital waiting lists have risen again to record levels, according to the latest monthly figures. Almost 415,000 people were waiting for outpatient a(...)

 Ursula Halligan:  ‘I can’t believe I’m doing this. I  can’t believe I’m telling everyone I’m 54.’ Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill 0:37

Nobody was thinking of the chickens yesterday. Waving their optimistic little wings from the corner. Begging to be counted. But universally shunned.Th(...)

Gardaí are investigating the collision which occurred on the N2 at Tuiterath, Balrath, Co Meath.

Six people have died this weekend following separate road crashes across Ireland. A male pedestrian has died after being hit by a car on the N2 betwee(...)

A woman fell while walking on Inis Mór at about 2.45pm during a period of fine weather which saw plenty of activity along Inis Mór’s cliff and coastline.

A 21-year-old woman has had a miraculous escape after plunging 45ft off a cliff on the Aran Islands and suffering only a broken leg. The Coastguard ha(...)