Minister of State Michael Ring, who was invited to the family wedding in Mayo, said on Thursday “this tragedy is beyond comprehension. It’s truly awful”.

The four-year-old boy killed when struck by a tractor in Erris, Co Mayo on Wednesday night had been holidaying with his parents in the area in advance(...)

Mayo General Hospital at Castlebar in Co Mayo. Photograph: Google Maps

An 82-year-old man died because of the failure of authorities at Mayo General Hospital in Castlebar, to administer the anti-coagulant Octaplex in a ti(...)

The publication of a review commissioned by the Health Service Executive, following concerns raised by women in the aftermath of revelations about bab(...)

A woman has died following a car crash  on the N25 at Kilmacree in Co Wexford.

A woman has died following a car crash in Co Wexford. The crash happened on the N25 at Kilmacree around 12.25pm. The woman, in her 20s, was seriously(...)

Joseph (Joe) Harrington was operating a stone crusher in a quarry at Aghamore, Ballyhaunis, at about 10am on Thursday when he sustained fatal injuries. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A Health and Safety investigation has got underway into the death of a young man from Co Mayo in a quarry on Thursday. The victim has been named local(...)

A man died on Thursday  after an incident in a quarry near Tooreen, Co Mayo. It  is one of a number operated by Frank Harrington Limited. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A man died on Thursday morning after an incident in a quarry near Tooreen, Co Mayo. The victim, who was in his 20s, died at about 10am while operatin(...)

The announcement of a fourth baby death in the space of 30 months at Cavan General Hospital is worrying. Coming on top of the profoundly shocking Heal(...)

Shoddy and careless medical practice can cost lives. In the case of the seven Irish hospitals, where it seems hundreds of X-rays were misread, that fa(...)

 Taoiseach Enda Kenny: ‘There are clearly changes that are needed in the structures of the way things have been done.’ Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar says it is a “real tragedy” that a wrong reading of an X-ray has lead to a delayed cancer diagnosis. The Minis(...)

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(...)