There are five radiologists per 100,000 population in Ireland compared with 7.8 in Germany and 11.3 in France, says Royal College of Surgeons.

The highest standards of practice cannot compensate for the current shortage of radiologists in Ireland, the faculty of radiologists has said. The fac(...)

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar: said further reviews would be necessary in a number of other hospitals where the locums worked. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

The locum radiologist at the centre of a major recall of patients at Cavan Monaghan Hospital was not on the specialist register of the Medical Counci(...)

Robert Kelly (32), of Ogham Rian Estate, Tralee and Tommy Kelly (34), of Marian Park, Tralee, have both pleaded not guilty to causing serious harm to Gerald Fitzgerald at Mitchels Road, Tralee, on November 8th, 2011. File photograph:  Michaela Rehle/Reuters

Two brothers have gone on trial at the Circuit Criminal Court in Tralee accused of recklessly or intentionally causing serious harm to their uncle at (...)

 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(...)

Arrested on his release and taken to Listowel Garda station, Michael Coffey admitted to a year-long series of offences involving criminal damage, burglary and theft throughout Kerry - most of which had been unsolved by gardaí. File photograph: Michaela Rehle/Reuters

A man who had a previous conviction for breaking into the home of an archbishop in Kerry was last year found by gardaí while undergoing an epilepsy se(...)

Gardaí at Kellihers Garage in Tralee, Co Kerry, where the body of 42-year-old Nigel Leigh was discovered on Friday, April 3rd. Photograph: Domnick Walsh

The results of a postmortem examination on the body of a 42-year-old man found on a garage forecourt adjoining Kerry General Hospital in Tralee on Fri(...)

The Costello family - L-R: Pat (6), Mary, Gerard,  Tadgh (8), Kate (7) and Grace (4) leaving the High Court on Friday  after Tadgh was awarded €2.8 million interim payment and received an apology from the HSE for injuries caused during his birth in 2006.Photograph: Courts Collins.

A brain-damaged boy has received an interim payment of €2.8 million and an apology from the HSE under a settlement of his High Court action over in(...)

A number of hospitals have significantly higher death rates due to heart attacks and strokes than the national average, according to a new report from(...)

Shane Fitzgerald has pleaded not guilty to the charge of dangerous driving causing the death of Paudie O’Leary on July 1st, 2012.

Pieces of vegetation were attached to the body of a cyclist who, it has been alleged, was “driven” through a hedge into what was described yesterday a(...)

Colleen and Kevin Worthington, of Clounsharragh, Cloghane, Castlegregory, Co. Kerry pictured speaking to the media outside the Four Court. Photograph: Collins Courts

The Health Service Executive (HSE) and Kerry General Hospital have apologised unreservedly at the High Court to a girl who suffered brain damage durin(...)