The Midlands Regional Hospital on Thursday apologised in the High Court to a couple whose baby son died at the Portlaoise hospital nine years ago.  Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

The Midlands Regional Hospital on Thursday apologised in the High Court to a couple whose baby son died at the Portlaoise hospital nine years ago. “(...)

Gardaí in Co Tipperary are investigating a fatal road traffic collision in which a woman was seriously injured and pronounced dead at the scene. Th(...)

Dr Omar Hassan Khalafalla Mohamed’s medical registration is suspended. File photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Colleagues of a doctor were so concerned he posed a threat to patient safety that he was placed on leave just two months into his placement, a Fitness(...)

A 42-year-old man has been remanded in custody after he was charged in connection with an armed robbery on a post office in Cork city almost 20 years ago.

A 42-year-old man has been remanded in custody after he was charged in connection with an armed robbery on a post office in Cork city almost 20 years (...)

View from Thomond Bridge in Limerick city. Bryan Whelan (29), from Bridgetown, Co Clare, died after he became trapped in the River Shannon when  a cage platform he was working on while repairing Thomond Bridge collapsed after a cable being held by a crane snapped. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

The funeral Mass of one of the men who died while trapped in a cage in the River Shannon last Saturday has heard he died while trying to keep others s(...)

Michael Warren was rushed by ambulance to the Midlands Regional Hospital in Mullingar where he was being treated for his injuries. He passed away in hospital early on Tuesday. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

There was a sombre mood at a midlands school on Wednesday as Leaving Cert students arrived to collect their results. Michael Warren (18), who in June (...)

Gardaí at Longford Garda station are investigating a serious single vehicle road traffic collision in Longford

Gardaí at Longford Garda station are investigating a serious single vehicle road traffic collision which occurred at Ferefad, Longford on Sunday. The (...)

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(...)