A 63-year-old man is to appear in court later today charged in connection with a fatal stabbing in Dublin.  Photograph: Frank Miller / The Irish Times.

A 63-year-old man has been remanded in custody after he was charged with the murder of a father-of-three who was stabbed outside a chip shop in Dublin(...)

The scene of the stabbing on North Strand Road in Dublin. Photograph: Frank Miller /The Irish Times.

A 63-year-old man has been arrested in north Dublin this morning in connection with a murder in the north inner city. David Sheridan (45) was attacked(...)

Fr Kevin Doran, who sits on the Mater’s board of directors and the board of governors, would not comment   on the hospital’s decision. Photograph: Eric Luke

The Mater Hospital in Dublin has said it will comply with the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act 2013.In a brief statement issued yesterday the h(...)

 Fr Kevin Doran:   ‘The issue is broader than just abortion. What’s happening is the Minister is saying hospitals are not entitled to have an ethos.’ Photograph: Moya Nolan

The Mater hospital in Dublin “cannot comply” with the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act and cannot carry out abortions, a member of its board of(...)

Minister for Health James Reilly has announced the re-organisation of Irish hospitals into six largely autonomous groups aimed at providing improved outcomes for patients. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Minister for Health James Reilly has announced the re-organisation of Irish hospitals into six largely autonomous groups aimed at providing imp(...)

In its earliest stages, HIV infection can be relatively silent – without testing for it, you wouldn’t know for sure it is there. But if a perso(...)