At the High Court, Mr Justice Kevin Cross  approved the latest payment to Adam Aylward. Photograph: Graham Hughes/Photocall Ireland.

A young boy with a form of cerebral palsy, who previously received a €2.2 million payment under a settlement of his High Court action over negligence (...)

Tadhg Butler, with an address at Seafield in Tramore, Co Waterford was charged with murdering Michael O’Dwyer (25)  on January 10th, 2014. Butler, also known as Thomas O’Grady and originally from Kilkenny, pleaded not guilty to murder, but after deliberating for 2hrs 26mins a jury of four men and eight women brought in a unanimous verdict of guilty. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

A 34-year-old Kilkenny man has been handed down a life sentence after being found guilty of murdering a 25-year-old man with a single stab wound to th(...)

Witnesses to a fatal road  incident near Kilcormac, Co Offaly, or anyone with any information on the collision, is asked to contact Birr Garda station on 057-9169710, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-111, or any Garda station.

A woman was killed near Kilcormac, Co Offaly, in a road collision early on Friday.The woman in her 60s was driving a car which collided with a transpo(...)

 Jonathan (Jonny) Byrne of  Tomard, Leighlinbridge, Co Carlow  lost his life on February 1st, 2014 at Milford Bridge

A 19-year-old County Carlow man consumed a cocktail of three brands of spirits in a pint glass as part of a Neknominate social media challenge, before(...)

Independent TD Mick Wallace said 39 patients had to be taxied from Wexford to Waterford Regional Hospital three times a week. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A legal dispute that has delayed the provision of a dialysis centre in Wexford is costing the HSE some €460,000 annually in taxi fares for patients, t(...)

Fr Alphonsus Cullinan has been appointed the new Bishop of Waterford and Lismore by Pope Francis. Photograph: John Mc Elroy.

A 55 year old Clareman and late vocation to the priesthood has been appointed the new Catholic Bishop of Waterford & Lismore. Fr Alphonsus Cullina(...)

Leo Varadkar: says he has no interest in making things look either better or worse than they are. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has acknowledged that thousands of patients are languishing on unpublished waiting lists for scans and other tests bu(...)

Up until Thursday morning, a total of 188 traffic fatalities have occurred this year. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times.

ZARA ZHUANGA man aged 28 has died after being seriously injured when the car he was driving collided with a truck on Thursday at 3.30pm. The collision(...)

RTÉ’s Seán O’Rourke: “I felt almost sense of bereavement when I heard the news.”   Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The final edition of the Connacht Sentinel has hit newsstands in Galway city as the tabloid becomes the latest newspaper to fall victim to challengi(...)

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar: “These measures will take some time to work . . . this means  the numbers are likely to get worse over the next few months before they get better.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Hospital waiting lists, trolley numbers and delays in discharging well patients continue to soar, according to the latest figures from the Health Ser(...)