Dr Wilfrid Hoover accused the hospital of “dilly-dallying” in carrying out an internal review into the death of Co Westmeath woman Ellen Devery-Allen in December 2013. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A coroner has identified shortcomings in the record-keeping of doctors at Portiuncula Hospital in Ballinasloe but said he didn’t think there was any l(...)

A 47-year-old man has died after being injured in a collision near Ardrahan in Co Galway on Wednesday morning.

A man has died after being hit by a truck while walking in Co Galway. The 47-year-old was injured in the collision at Labane in Ardrahan at about 4.30(...)

A candlelight vigil in remembrance of Savita Halappanavar was held at the gates of St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin late last year. Photograph: Dave Meehan

New facilities for women who suffer loss in pregnancy are to be provided on the ward where Savita Halappanavar stayed before her death in University H(...)

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar: if influenza hits “we’ll be in great difficulty”. Photograph: Alan Betson

A possible surge in flu cases and the impending changeover of junior hospital posts may put further pressure on already overcrowded hospital emergen(...)

Minister for Public Expenditure Brendan Howlin has ruled out emergency funding for the Department of Health to combat hospital overcrowding. Photograph: Eric Luke

Minister for Public Expenditure Brendan Howlin has ruled out emergency funding for the Department of Health to combat hospital overcrowding. The numbe(...)

The number of patients on trolleys has dropped sharply this morning after hitting record levels over the previous two days. Getty Images.

The number of patients on trolleys has dropped sharply this morning after hitting record levels over the previous two days.There are 371 patients wait(...)

Savita Halappanavar died one week after she was admitted to  University Hospital Galway more than two years ago, when she was 17 weeks pregnant and miscarrying. Photograph: The Irish Times

A review of the implementation of official recommendations following the death of Savita Halappanavar has found “a reasonable picture of compliance”.T(...)

The review is expected to find the hospital has made considerable progress in implementing the recommendations from the three reports published after Savita Halappanavar’s death. Photograph: The Irish Times

The performance of University Hospital Galway (UHG) in implementing recommendations following the death of Savita Halappanavar two years ago will be a(...)

Sally Rowlette , who died at Sligo General Hospital just hours after giving birth to her fourth child.

Tania McCabe, Bimbo Onanuga, Dhara Kivlehan, Savita Halappanavar, Jennifer Crean and now Sally Rowlette – the list of women who have died in or after (...)

Savita Halappanavar died in Galway University Hospital in October 2012.

The master of the Rotunda Hospital, Dr Sam Coulter Smith, has criticised inaction over implementing the recommendations of reports into the death of (...)