The meetings will be with an external obstetrician, midwife and, where necessary, paediatrician. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

Almost 100 women who have concerns over the care they received in Irish maternity units when delivering their babies are being offered meetings with (...)

Sonia O’Sullivan running in the SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

It’s very apt that the Dublin City Marathon should finish, as it does these days, outside the National Maternity Hospital. Both are synonymous with a (...)

Dr Marian Malone: at Great Ormond Street Hospital, she developed a special interest in dermatopathology and immunopathology and ran the multidisciplinary team meetings in both these disciplines.

Dr Marian Malone, who has died aged 62, was a consultant paediatric pathologist who made a very significant contribution to the treatment of cancer in(...)

Susanne Brodigan at home in Co Meath. Susanne had three ectopic pregnancies before she had her little girl, Joy. Photograph:   Ciara Wilkinson

For the first time three charities that provide support to parents who have lost a baby or a pregnancy are jointly hosting an evening of awareness (...)

An examiner is not required to provide commercially sensitive information to bona fide potential investor. In re Ladbrokes (Irl) Ltd IEHC 381 (High C(...)

Michelle Corrigan, at home in Swords, Co Dublin, with her three-year-old twins, Eric and Sean, whose lives were saved by the use of ground- breaking surgery at the Rotunda hospital in Dublin. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Imagine an aeroplane full of small children that’s careening out of control. The airline – let’s call it HSEAir – doesn’t have a brilliant reputati(...)

Dr Peter Van Geene. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

A ruling on the Medical Council inquiry into consultant gynaecologist Peter van Geene is not expected until the end of this month after the inquiry w(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny with Tánaiste Joan Burton at the launch of the Government’s Capital Investment Plan, at Heuston station, Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The Government on Tuesday announced a capital plan worth €27 billion over the next six years. The capital programme aims to provide for major infrastr(...)

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar and Minister of State for Primary Care and Social Care Kathleen Lynch  at a briefing  on health projects in the capital plan at the Rotunda Hospital, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

The Government is to spend more than €3 billion over the next six years on building new hospitals, developing community nursing units for older peo(...)

Joan and John Mulcair, whose baby Caoimhe died 39 minutes after birth at Limerick maternity hospital.

For five years the Health Service Executive denied in face- to-face meetings and correspondence that any errors had been made in the handling of ba(...)