A woman is  recovering in hospital after having taken the trail between Doolin and Hags Head, where she lost her footing north of O’Brien’s Tower at the Cliffs of Moher. File photograph: Getty Images

Two people are recovering in hospital following separate incidents in north Clare on Friday. A man in his 50s was airlifted to hospital after he was i(...)

Gardaí investigating a fatal road crash involving a number of vehicles and a pedestrian on the N4 at Whitehill in Co Sligo are renewing their appeal for witnesses.

Gardaí investigating a fatal road crash involving a number of vehicles and a pedestrian on the N4 at Whitehill in Co Sligo are renewing their appeal f(...)

Psychiatric nurses at University College Hospital Galway refused to go to work in the acute psychiatric unit at the hospital on Wednesday morning because of concerns over staff safety and patient care.

Psychiatric nurses at University College Hospital Galway refused to go to work in the acute psychiatric unit at the hospital on Wednesday morning b(...)

Gardaí said the 16-month-old girl was in a ‘serious condition’ on Tuesday morning following the incident on the driveway of her home in Kilbannon, Tuam about 5.50pm. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

A toddler is in hospital after she was struck by a car in the driveway of a house in Galway on Monday evening. Gardaí said the 16-month-old girl was i(...)

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(...)