In a Rotunda Hospital survey, one in eight women on antenatal programme said they were in an abusive relationship. Photograph: Thinkstock

Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT) has introduced the country’s first accredited course for frontline staff on how to recognise and respond to dom(...)

Two men died after a road collision between two heavy goods vehicles on the N2 between  Carrickmacross and Castleblayney. Photograph:  Philip Fitzpatrick

A truck driver who died after a road crash in Co Monaghan on Monday was due to be married in a few weeks. Donegal man Declan Holian (30) was killed(...)

Killian Lally Doyle was born on May 20th, 2013 at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda (above). File photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

A verdict of medical misadventure was returned on Wednesday at an inquest into the death of an eight-day-old boy who suffered oxygen deprivation at cr(...)

Staff at the emergency unit in University Hospital Galway work under “extraordinary conditions’’, Taoiseach Enda Kenny told Dáil.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The emergency department in University Hospital Galway is not fit for purpose in this day and age, Taoiseach Enda Kenny told the Dáil. “The staff w(...)

The driver of the car and the other passenger remain in hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

A man in his 20s has died after the car he was travelling in hit a wall in Co Meath on Thursday morning. Two other men in their 20s were in (...)

Gardai investigating the murder of a man last week have arrested two suspects for questioning.

Gardai investigating the murder of a man last week have arrested two suspects for questioning. Christopher Nevin, a 27-year-old married man, was fatal(...)

Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital said the emergency room is back on call since 8am after going off at midnight for patient and staff safety on ‘a particularly busy’ night.  Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital said the emergency room is back on call since 8am after going off at midnight for patient and staff safety on “a particul(...)

Gardaí in Dundalk are investigating a serious road crash at Carnbeg on the Old Armagh Road (the R177) at approximately 11am on Saturday morning.

Gardaí in Dundalk are investigating a serious road crash at Carnbeg on the Old Armagh Road (the R177) at approximately 11am on Saturday morning. The (...)

Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda: A man found 44 files containing sensitive patient information on a nearby road

The HSE and the Data Protection Commissioner have launched separate investigations after a cache of files containing sensitive patient information wer(...)

A pharmacist is in a serious condition in Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda after being stabbed in a shop in the town  on Tuesday. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times.

A pharmacist is in a serious condition in hospital after being stabbed in a shop Drogheda on Tuesday. A man has been arrested in connection with the i(...)