The HSE, which provides about €200m for the public hospitals in the St Vincent’s Healthcare group, said it was not aware of Nicky Jermyn’s appointment. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The St Vincent’s Healthcare Group has said it is in contact with the Revenue Commissioners about the possible tax implications of an arrangement under(...)

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Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has acknowledged that thousands of patients are languishing on unpublished waiting lists for scans and other tests bu(...)

Professor Paul Moynagh in the lab. Prof Moynagh led the Maynooth University team investigating how to block an inflammation which leads to Type 2 diabetes in people who are overweight. Photograph: Astur Photography

Researchers at Maynooth University may have discovered a way to switch off the development of Type 2 diabetes in people who are overweight. It blocks (...)

The Dublin coroner heard that Charlie Glass,  his brother and sister, all died as a result of exposure to    asbestos fibres

Two brothers and a sister died from a rare form of cancer related to asbestos exposure, an inquest has heard.At the inquest into the death of 65-year(...)

A firefighter has been injured while battling a blaze at the Abbey Glenn apartment complex in Cabinteely in Dublin.

A firefighter has been injured while battling a blaze at an apartment block in south Dublin. The fire broke out at the Abbey Glenn apartments in Cabin(...)

Karl Boyne (31) was sentenced at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to four and a half years in jail for the stabbing and two separate offences, burglary and possession of a knife. Photograph: Frank Miller

A middle-aged architect had to give up his job after he was stabbed through the shoulder in a random attack following a tennis match, a court has hear(...)

New citizen Maria Guaman from Ecuador at the citizenship ceremony in UCC. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Ireland is a place of diversity and openness where limitless possibilities exist for new arrivals, said Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald as she(...)

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt actually said: “I’m just an interested observer who puts a few subs on.” Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho 2:36

Malachy ClerkinI had my appendix out once. Says you, it would be hard to have it out twice. Thing is, I never had appendicitis. I never even had a sor(...)

 Australia’s Matt Toomua and Robbie Henshaw of Ireland collide at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: James Crombie / Inpho 5:39

Joe Schmidt’s “ruthless” selection policy has forced Ireland to shed mental weaknesses that were costing victories, according to Rory Best. Hooker Be(...)

 Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt watches the game against Australia at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Inpho

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt is “recovering well” after having his appendix removed last night.The Kiwi, who attended the 26-23 win over Australia despit(...)