A solicitor representing the family of Dhara Kivlehan, who died in Belfast four days after giving birth in Sligo Regional Hospital in 2010, said her husband Michael and other relatives had  ‘gone through hoops’ for four years in an attempt to get answers.

The family of a young mother who died after giving birth at Sligo Regional Hospital has been put through hoops in their efforts to get answers, their (...)

Áine O’Sullivan with her children, Matthew (4) and Evie (1), near their home in Rathmines. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Áine O’Sullivan is not the first mother to say “never again” after giving birth. But she felt so traumatised by the experience in hospital that(...)

Gardaí have arrested two men following a disturbance this morning at a house in Avondale, Sligo.

Gardaí have arrested two men in Sligo town after another man suffered serious facial injuries. Gardaí were called to a house in Avondale(...)

Dublin Criminal Courts of Justice, Parkgate Street, Dublin. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

The trial of a 30-year-old man accused of murdering a pensioner has heard an anonymous 999 caller said a man was tied up in a house but gardaí (...)

Aisling Flanagan with her son, Tom. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Just over a year ago they were a bunch of strangers, scattered around Ireland and abroad, with one thing in common: they were all women expecti(...)

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses to the Co Sligo crash.

A 50-year-old man was killed in a single-car crash in Co Sligo overnight. The man’s 4x4 went off the road and hit an embankment some 7km (...)

Kevin Kivlehan with his wife Dhara Kivlehan. Earlier this month in the High Court, the HSE agreed to pay almost €800,000 damages and unreservedly apologised to the family of Ms Kivlehan who  died shortly after her baby son was born in Sligo General Hospital.

Details have emerged of the death of another young woman after giving birth at Sligo General Hospital. Sally Rowlette (36) of Dromore West, Co Sligo d(...)

Almost 60 per cent of staff working in residential facilities for the elderly in Co Donegal have never had a flu vaccine, according to “worrying” new (...)

The State Claims Agency has strongly defended its handling of recent cases involving compensation. Photograph:  Leonhard Foeger/Reuters

The State Claims Agency, the organisation that manages personal injury and property damage claims against the State, tends to go about its work quietl(...)

Michael Kivlehan, husband of Dhara Kivlehan,  leaving the High Court in Dublin following yesterday’s  settlement. Photograph: Eric Luke

The family of Dhara Kivlehan say they are “anxious beyond words” as they await direction from the Attorney General as to whether an inquest into her d(...)