Cappahard Lodge, in Ennis, Co Clare:  in breach of conditions on care plans. Photograph: Brian Arthur/Press 22

The State’s mental-health watchdog has expressed concern at the continued failure of a number of care facilities to draw up individual care plans for(...)

Breast cancer survivor Teresa Doran, Mullingar calls for an extension of the screening programme at Leinster House in 2014. The only breast cancer surgeon at Letterkenny General Hospital says the Saolta University Hospitals Group want to close the service down and centralise it in Galway. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Health bosses say there is no threat to the future of breast cancer services in Co Donegal despite claims locally they will be closed.The only breast (...)

More than 500 people are awaiting admission to hospital on trolleys in emergency departments around the country. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Overcrowding in some hospitals is at record levels, as the number of patients on trolleys nationally remains high. University Hospital Limerick(...)

Details of the horrific attack were given at Letterkenny Circuit Court in Co Donegal.

A chef who bit into a man’s face during an unprovoked attack has been jailed for two years. Stephen Fox bit so hard into the face of his victim(...)

Kevin Moran said “If there had been a been working environment whereby I would have been able to look after my patients and derived professional satisfaction then I would have happily seen out my career in Letterkenny”. Photograph: Google Street View.

A top cancer surgeon is to leave his post next month, claiming he no longer has the resources to take care of his patients. Kevin Moran, a distinguish(...)

Some patients undergoing medical treatment were being referred back to waiting lists, Fianna Fáil TD Charlie McConalogue has told the Dáil.

Some patients undergoing medical treatment were being referred back to waiting lists, Fianna Fáil TD Charlie McConalogue has told the Dáil.He said a (...)

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar: he set up an emergency department taskforce, co-chaired by representatives of the HSE and the INMO, which met on Monday. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A total of 518 patients are on hospital trolleys today, the seventh highest figure since the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation began counting num(...)

 St James’s Hospital is one of eight designated cancer services centres. Photograph: Alan Betson

A new national cancer strategy for the development of services in the years ahead is to be drawn up, Minister for Health Leo Varadkar will announce t(...)

The man was been airlifted to Letterkenny General Hospital, Co Donegal, after suffering serious chest injuries in an explosion at a factory.

A man has been airlifted to hospital in Co Donegal after suffering serious chest injuries in a factory accident.It is understood the victim, who is 66(...)

Nurses at hospitals across the State are being balloted on industrial action amid concern about the impact of overcrowding on patient safety and staf(...)