Hazel Waters (46), of Ridge Hall, Ballybrack, Co Dublin, is to go on trial over the murder of  toddler Muhammad Hassan Khan (pictured), who was found dead with stab wounds in the bedroom of their apartment at about 2pm on October 16th last.

A Dublin woman accused of the murder of her two-year-old son will stand trial in the Central Criminal Court, the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP)(...)

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(...)

Derek Brockwell. It is understood he was arrested while having a drink at a pub on Bedford Street, Belfast

Escaped Portlaoise prisoner Derek Brockwell was recaptured by police outside a pub in Belfast city centre last evening.Police said they used a taser(...)

Prison sources said while Brockwell had threatened people with knives and guns during robberies in the UK and Ireland, he had never used the weapons. Photograph: PA

The stabbing of two prison officers by armed robber Derek Brockwell – who has been captured in Belfast by the PSNI – has generated much debate about h(...)

CCTV footage of Derek Brockwell (53) from Glasgow entering Urban Pharmacy on Belfast’s Dublin Road before he was caught by police on Wednesday night. Photograph: Pacemaker

Derek Brockwell, a Portlaoise Prison inmate who escaped after stabbing two officers during a hospital visit, spent last night in hospital in Belfast. (...)

Two-year-old Hassan Khan died as a result of ‘multiple penetrating wounds’ to his neck, Dublin Coroner’s Court has heard.

Two-year-old Hassan Khan died as a result of “multiple penetrating wounds” to his neck, Dublin Coroner’s Court has heard.The toddler was found dead in(...)

Dr Turlough Bolger: ‘By putting children into the observation unit, we’ll be reducing admissions on to the ward. We will give children some treatment in the unit and then send them home.’

The National Children’s Hospital in Tallaght is asking the public to host pancake parties with the aim of raising funds for Ireland’s first Short Stay(...)

The committee found Dr Al-Zayyat failed to disclose that strict conditions were attached to her continued practice by the General Medical Council  in the UK when she applied for a post in Tallaght hospital in 2008

A paediatrician who was involved in the “Baby P” case in the UK has been fined €5,000 and had conditions attached to her practice by the Irish Medica(...)

Leo Varadkar: Group would widen discretion further to take into account medical hardship and burden of an illness on an individual and their family, regardless of income. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

The HSE has announced the membership of a group tasked with developing “a more compassionate and supportive approach” to the awarding of medical ca(...)

The Texaco filling station near the Spawell Roundabout in Templeogue where gardai spotted a man who was allegedly holding a woman against her will and gave chase. Photograph: Collins

A suspect in a kidnapping case is critically ill in hospital from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head sustained moments after he pointed his we(...)