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 (...)

The four injured teenagers were brought to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital after the explosion.  Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Four teenagers were brought to hospital this afternoon after at least one aerosol exploded in a house in Drogheda, gardaí have confirmed.The four, age(...)

Rose Hall  reservoir in Drogheda, Co Louth this evening.

Friends of a teenagers have paid tribute online to their friend who drowned in what the Irish Coastguard said was a, “a tragic accident” at a reservoi(...)

 The NAS confirmed that at 12.32am a warning light activated on the dashboard and the crew requested another ambulance to bring the patient to hospital. Photograph: Alan Betson

The family of a heart attack patient whose ambulance broke down on the way to hospital, has said they “would have been better off getting a lift”.Jen(...)

Gardaí  are asking anyone with information about the crash  to contact them.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to a crash in Co Monaghan on Thursday night in which a 70-year-old man was killed. The man, who was driving alone, (...)

Ms Justice Mary Irvine  said it was particularly tragic that Elaine Lennon (above) had sustained her injuries at a time when she and her partner were about to embark upon life as parents to their daughter Claudia. Photograph: Collins Courts

A former opera singer who is severely disabled following failures to properly diagnose the cause of her headaches has been awarded some €755,000 to(...)

Sharon McEneaney: the HSE’s report into her death in 2009 acknowledged that the hospital had “completely failed her”.

Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital has been at the centre of a series of medical controversies during the past decade, of which the HSE’s apology for the su(...)