Gardaí are investigating the shooting of a male teenager in Newbridge, Co Kildare on New Year’s Day.

A teenager is recovering in hospital after being shot in the leg at a house in Co Kildare early on New Year’s Day. The man, who is in his late teens(...)

Willie Crowley (65), an independent councillor for the Kildare Newbridge municipal district has died. Photograph: Collins

A councillor, who was struck by a car in an alleged hit and run incident in Co Kildare earlier this week, has died. Willie Crowley (65), an independ(...)

Gardai in Naas have appealed for witnesses to a crash.

Three men have been injured in a road crash in Co Kildare. The single-vehicle accident happened at Kilteel Road, Naas shortly before 11pm on(...)

Last month, James Lammon (43),  from Cardington Way in Athy, Co Kildare, was remanded in custody after he was charged with Jason Doogue’s murder. File photograph: Michaela Rehle/Reuters

A 43-year-old man charged with the murder of Jason Doogue in Kildare last month was further remanded in custody on Wednesday. Mr Doogue (22), had been(...)

The scene where Mr Doogue was shot in Athy, Co Kildare, last Friday. Photograph: Michael Donnelly

A man in his 40s, a woman in her 30s and a teenage boy remain in custody following the fatal shooting of Jason Doogue (22) in Athy, Co Kildare on Frid(...)

The presence of large amounts of bird droppings at a Co Galway hospital could pose an infection risk to patients, the State’s health watchdog has warn(...)

The crash happened at 8.30pm at the Demense, Blessington. There were no other vehicles involved.

A 20-year-old man has died following a motorcycle crash in Blessington, Co Wicklow, on Tuesday evening.The crash happened at 8.30pm at the Demense, Bl(...)

The remains of a man were discovered in a nearby field by a farmer on Wednesday. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin.

A man found dead in a Co Kildare field on Wednesday has been identified by gardaí as 20-year-old Silvestras Stoskus, who was reported missing over (...)

Dr Tony Holohan, chief medical officer of the Department of Health: “The indicators in this report signal that certain services require further analysis and examination in order to identify if a problem exists.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Major geographical variations in outcomes and performance within the health service are revealed in a new Department of Health report.The findings of (...)

A number of hospitals have significantly higher death rates due to heart attacks and strokes than the national average, according to a new report from(...)