Emergency services at the scene of a fire at a halting site in Carrickmines, Co. Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Up to 10 people are feared dead after a large fire at a halting site in south Dublin. Emergency services were called to the blaze on Glenamuck Road S(...)

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar and Minister of State for Primary Care and Social Care Kathleen Lynch  at a briefing  on health projects in the capital plan at the Rotunda Hospital, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

The Government is to spend more than €3 billion over the next six years on building new hospitals, developing community nursing units for older peo(...)

The INMO says trolley numbers at St Vincent’s are up 137 per cent in the first eight months of the year, compared with the same period in 2014. File photograph: Dave Meehan

St Vincent’s hospital in Dublin has rejected claims by nurses that it is underestimating overcrowding in its emergency department. The Irish Nurses an(...)

Cancer survivor Elaine Kelly from Dublin. Photograph: Andres Poveda

When Elaine Kelly was diagnosed with breast cancer in April 2011 she turned down the offer to go on a clinical trial. She underwent chemotherapy, radi(...)

Sally Casey: “I was surprised to find staff shortages, but not on any scale like my colleagues were facing back home.”

Sally Casey had been working as a renal nurse specialist for three years at St Vincent’s Hospital in Dublin when the pharmaceutical company sponsoring(...)

Graeme Singleton with his wife, Grace, and their son, Lee. ‘When we started trying [for a baby], we expected to conceive straight away and when it didn’t happen, I really began to worry.’

I first noticed my testicle was swollen and uncomfortable around the end of February, 2014. I thought it was a sports-related injury as I had recen(...)

Jason Cierans (29) was allegedly attacked by two men outside a bar in the eastern suburb of Bondi Junction nine days ago.

An Irish man who had been in an induced coma in a Sydney hospital after being assaulted has woken. Jason Cierans (29) was allegedly attacked by two me(...)

Prof Ken McDonald leads a virtual consultation.

We have all had moments when we wished we could consult with our doctor from the comfort of our own homes – whether we felt too sick to leave the h(...)

X-rays performed on Patrick O’Brien,  a father of six from Hazelwood, Bray, Co Wicklow, showed several large discs “like Silvermints” after he was admitted to hospital in April 2014. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Doctors initially concerned about a number of “foreign objects” in the stomach of a man with pneumonia found they were merely unchewed tablets, an inq(...)

Bishop Michael Cox pictured leaving court on Thursday after the third day of a High Court action. Photograph: Courts Collins

Tridentine Bishop Michael Cox has told the High Court he did not in any way influence a woman whose will is at the centre of a legal dispute. He said (...)