The injured man is being treated at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, in Drogheda, Co Louth. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A 26 year-old woman has been arrested following an incident in Drogheda last night in which a man was stabbed.Gardaí in Drogheda were called to a hou(...)

Eamonn Kennedy admitted to hospital with injuries

The sister of an intellectually disabled man has said she tried to highlight concerns over the restraint of people with intellectual disabilities at (...)

Some 257 applications have been received to date for the Government’s redress scheme for women who had symphysiotomies, according to the Department of Health. Applications are being assessed by former High Court judge Maureen Harding Clark. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Some 257 applications have been received to date for the Government’s redress scheme for women who had symphysiotomies, according to the Department of(...)

The husband of one of the women said she  underwent an involuntary and unnecessary symphysiotomy when having the couple’s first child at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda, in 1960. Photograph: David Sleator

A challenge to the constitutionality of the Government’s redress scheme for survivors of symphysiotomy has been brought on behalf of two elderly survi(...)

Gardai are investigating a fatal crash near Ardee, Co Louth this morning.

Two men have died after a car hit a bridge and a tree in Co Louth in the early hours of this morning. The crash happened on the N2 at Hunterstown, abo(...)

A woman who suffered head injuries during an aggravted burglary in Co Monaghan yesterday was taken to  Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda for treatment. Her injuries were not life threatening. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times.

Gardaí in Co Monagahan are attempting to trace the movements of a vehicle used in an aggravated burglary in the Castleblayney area yesterday evening. (...)

Judge Alan Mahon: chaired planning tribunal from 2003-2012. Photograph: Frank Miller

The judge who led the planning tribunal is to be promoted to the Court of Appeal after the Cabinet filled seven key judicial vacancies. Circuit Court(...)

In its recent briefing material for Minister for Health Leo Varadkar, the Department of Health said it was in consultation with the HSE reagarding the need for a further evaluation of the market place to establish its capacity to recruit and retain candidates of the calibre required in the context of a 5-year contract term.

A number of senior HSE managers are to be re-deployed on a two-year contract basis to fill key vacant chief executive positions in its new hospital gr(...)

 Ms Justice  Maureen Harding Clark. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

A retired High Court judge has said she asked the former minister for justice Alan Shatter to establish an inquiry into a Co Limerick direct provision(...)

 A  CCTV image released by gardai of  Kenneth Fagan. Image: Garda Press Office

Gardai in Dundalk said the body of a man found earlier this evening is believed to be missing local man Kenneth Fagan. Mr Fagan (23) was last seen at (...)