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(...)

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(...)

Gardaí are investigating the circumstances of the crash between a minibus and a saloon car on the main Killarney to Tralee road in which fifteen people, including 11 children, were hospitalised on Monday. Photograph : Domnick Walsh / Eye Focus

Gardaí are investigating the circumstances of the collision between a mini-bus and a saloon car on the main Killarney to Tralee road in which fifteen (...)

 Mourners arrive in the rain to pay their respects to the late Jackie Healy-Rae in Kilgarvan, Co Kerry this afternoon. Photograph: Don MacMonagle

Hundreds of people gathered in Kilgarvan, Co Kerry, for the removal of the remains of former Independent TD Jackie Healy-Rae.From early afternoon, lo(...)

Jackie Healy-Rae: a “committed and passionate public servant”. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Cross-party tributes have been paid to former Kerry South Independent TD Jackie Healy-Rae, who has died aged 83.Mr Healy-Rae, who died in Kerry Genera(...)

Gardai are questioning a man in connection with an incident in Tralee yesterday in which a father and his son were stabbed.

A man in his twenties is being questioned in connection with an incident in Co Kerry yesterday in which a 47-year-old man and his teenage son suffered(...)

Violence broke out after the funeral of a settled Traveller in what senior Garda sources said was an outbreak related to an ongoing feud.

Five people have been taken into Garda custody following an outbreak of violence at the main cemetery in Tralee this lunchtime.Violence broke out afte(...)