A motorcyclist was killed in a crash in Co Carlow last night.  The incident occurred on the R724 at Ballymoon near Bagenalstown at about 8.50pm.

A motorcyclist was killed in a crash in Co Carlow last night. The incident occurred on the R724 at Ballymoon near Bagenalstown at about 8.50pm. The ma(...)

A garda outside St Otteran’s Psychiatric Unit in Waterford where one woman was fatally stabbed and two others were injured. Photograph: Damien Tiernan via Twitter  St Otteran’s Psychiatric Unit in Waterford.

A man in his thirties is due in court this morning in connection with a fatal stabbing of a female resident of St Otteran’s Psychiatric Unit in Waterf(...)

A woman died following a stabbing incident at a psyhciatric hospital in Co Waterford last night.

A male psychiatric patient is being questioned in connection with a series of incidents which left one patient dead, another seriously injured and a s(...)

A  hospital outpatient waiting room: the total number  on outpatient lists  in Irish hospitals  at the end of last year was 300,752, but they reached 343,412 in May. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Almost 350,000 people are waiting for an outpatient appointment, according to the latest figures from the Health Service Executive (HSE). The figures(...)

Her pink shoe: one of the images photographed by artist Marie Brett for a project on the impact of infant loss, which opens at the Galway Arts Centre early next month.

A tiny baby’s blanket tied with ribbons, a christening gown and two identity bracelets are among images photographed by artist Marie Brett for a proj(...)

In April, ambulance crews waited an average 35 minutes to hand over patients  at  Limerick Regional. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / THE IRISH TIMES

When an ambulance is delayed at an emergency department (ED) not only is the patients enduring additional distress, but the ambulance is denied to som(...)

Full list of candidates One of a handful of counties where city and county councils have been merged, the new Waterford County Local Authoritie(...)

A garda at the scene of a stabbing at John’s Avenue in Waterford city this morning. Picture:  Mary Browne

A man has been taken to hospital after he was stabbed in Waterford city this morning. The incident happened just before 7am at the man’s(...)

The black BMW had been reported missing from a car sales yard at Brosna in Birr between 1am and 1.40am this morning.

An 18-year-old teenager was killed and his friend seriously injured when the car they were driving crashed into a wall. Tributes were l(...)

Kevin Haugh in action during the West Clare Mini Marathon from Carrigaholt to Kilkee. Photograph: John Kelly

An Imperfect Storm opens on Haugh’s Strand, in Lisheencrona on the west Clare pen(...)