Margaret Burke (49) suffered fatal injuries on Saturday after she was struck by a car while out walking in Castlebar.  She was taken to Mayo General Hospital (above) but was later pronounced dead. Photo: Keith Heneghan.

Four people died over the weekend in what was one of the worst for deaths on Irish roads so far this year.The deaths occurred in Mayo, Cork, Longford(...)

The grid during Friday’s practice for the 2015 Northwest 200 Road races. Photograph: Stephen Davison/Pacemaker

A spectator was taken to a Belfast hospital by helicopter after three riders crashed at the Northwest 200 remains in a “critical but stable” condition(...)

A patient in a Northern Ireland hospital is being tested for suspected rabies. The Public Health Agency confirmed the person had travelled in an area affected by the disease. File photograph: Getty Images

A patient in a Northern Ireland hospital is being tested for suspected rabies.The Public Health Agency (PHA) confirmed the person had recently travel(...)

A man, woman and child are in critical condition in hospital after being rescued from a house fire in Belfast.They were found unconscious in the upsta(...)

Kenneth Colwell (23),  Forthriver Link, Belfast, was arrested after allegedly stepping out onto North Street in Belfast brandishing some form of fake gun.  File photograph: Michaela Rehle/Reuters

A man was hit by a car he was allegedly trying to hijack within hours of being released from custody, a court heard on Wednesday. Kenneth Colwell sust(...)

Paul Burns (31) tried to attack Edward Gibson while medical staff were battling to save his life, prosecutors claimed. Mr Gibson was rushed to Royal Victoria Hospital following a gun attack in the Divis area of Belfast on October 24th last year.

A murder victim was subjected to abuse and told he would be killed as he lay dying in a Belfast hospital, the High Court heard today. Paul Burns (31) (...)

The injured man was transferred to the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast for specialised face and eye treatment.

Sinn Féin has accused dissident republicans in south Armagh of “attempted murder” after the son of a party activist was injured on Wednesday in an app(...)

The Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast. Photograph: Aidan O’Reilly/Pacemaker

A man suspected of shooting himself in the head with a crossbow has been cleared by a Belfast court of assaulting an emergency department nurse. Belfa(...)

File photo of SDLP leader Alasdair McDonnell: A hospital consultant has said that Mr McDonnell’s recent comments about the inability to detect foetal abnormalities undermine the professional integrity of doctors. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A senior Belfast hospital consultant who specialises in foetal medicine has accused SDLP leader Alasdair McDonnell of undermining her profession after(...)

A handout photo of Derek Brockwell issued by the Irish Prison Service. Photograph: PA Wire.

Police in the Republic, England and Northern Ireland are liaising together to decide what should happen to criminal Derek Brockwell who escaped from p(...)