A High Court judge has granted injunctions to five psychiatric nurses at the Health Service Executive (HSE)’s Aras Attracta facility in Co Mayo restraining the HSE proceeding with an internal investigation into complaints against them.

A High Court judge has granted injunctions to five psychiatric nurses at the Health Service Executive (HSE)’s Aras Attracta facility in Co Mayo restra(...)

The Health Service Executive has apologised to a mental health patient over a delay of almost three years in investigating a complaint about her psychiatrist. Photograph: Getty Images

The Health Service Executive has apologised to a mental health patient over a delay of almost three years in investigating a complaint about her psych(...)

When chief executive of Tusla Gordon Jeyes learned of the ‘Grace’ case he was told that the matter was being investigated. File photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Gordon Jeyes, the chief executive of Tusla, the child and family agency, has said he first learned of the allegations of abuse at a foster home in the(...)

About 500 deaths from cancer, are linked to drinking alcohol each year in Ireland, the Health Service Executive has warned. File photograph: Johnny Green/PA Wire

More than 900 cancer cases, with 500 deaths, are caused by drinking alcohol each year in Ireland, the Health Service Executive (HSE) has warned. For(...)

Minister for Children James Reilly (left) and Minister for Health Leo Varadkar during an address to Fine Gael candidates and supporters by Taoiseach  Enda Kenny TD at the Alexander Hotel, Dublin, on Wednesday. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has confirmed he became aware of allegations of abuse at a foster home in late 2014. Mr Varadkar said he received a (...)

Tony O’Brien, HSE chief executive, appears before the Public Accounts Committee on February 2nd, 2016. Screengrab photograph: Oireachtas TV

The chief executive of the HSE has acknowledged the organisation mishandled the issuing of an “important apology” to a woman known as “Grace” who is a(...)

A customer in the affected area told ‘The Irish Times’ she felt Irish Water was not familiar with the geography of Connemara. Photographer: Ian Waldie/Bloomberg.

Irish Water has confirmed it “inadvertently” contacted about 20 critically dependent people in the wrong area of Connemara to advise them to boil the(...)

 Minister for Health Leo Varadkar: he and Minister of State for Primary Care, Mental Health and Disability Kathleen Lynch met the HSE whistleblower. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

A former HSE social worker says he warned in 2008 that if a young woman was not removed from a foster home at the centre of serious sex abuse concerns(...)

The story of a profoundly intellectually disabled and non-verbal woman called “Grace”, who was allegedly sexually and physically abused in foster care(...)

Fine Gael’s John Deasy accused the HSE of lying to the Oireachtas over the apology. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Senior Health Service Executive (HSE) officials have been accused of “lying” to the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) over claims it apologised to a vul(...)