Kenneth O’Farrell (33), of Dunore Avenue, Tallaght, Dublin pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to dangerous driving causing serious bodily harm at the N81 Tallaght Bypass at the junction with the Fortunestown Road on June 15th, 2014. Photograph: Court Collins

A Dublin man who knocked over a cyclist, causing him serious head injuries, has been given a suspended sentence. Kenneth O’Farrell (33), broke a filte(...)

An elderly woman arrested in relation to stabbing of a man in his 70s in Clondalkin will appear in court on Wednesday. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

An elderly woman arrested in relation to the stabbing of a man in his 70s in Clondalkin in Dublin will appear in court on Wednesday. The male pensione(...)

A teenager appeared in Dublin’s Children’s Court to face charges in connection with a fatal crash on December 20th, 2014. File photograph: Graham Hughes/Photocall Ireland

A Dublin teenager is to face trial following a crash which claimed the life of a 15-year-old boy. Transition-year student Dayne Cody suffered serious (...)

A 51-year-old man has died after his motorcycle hit an embankment outside Blessington, Co Wicklow. The incident happened on the Wicklow Gap road bet(...)

The Health Information and Quality Authority (Hiqa) has said that it has no formal role in the investigation of complaints about long waits on hospital trolleys. File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

The Health Information and Quality Authority (Hiqa) has said that it has no formal role in the investigation of complaints about long hospital trolle(...)

Some 338 patients were on trolleys or in extra ward beds in emergency departments waiting for admission to hospital on Monday, according to  the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Hospital waiting lists have risen again to record levels, according to the latest monthly figures. Almost 415,000 people were waiting for outpatient a(...)

Co Clare woman’s ordeal at University Hospital Limerick follow’s a similar case at Tallaght hospital. File photograph: Frank Miller

A 101-year old woman has had to endure a 25-hour wait on a trolley at the emergency department of University Hospital Limerick (UHL), in the second s(...)

Tallaght hospital expressed regret after a 102-year-old woman waited for  26-hours on a hospital trolley in its emergency department.

Tallaght hospital has apologised for leaving a 101-year-old patient over 26 hours on a trolley and says it will put in place measure to minimise the r(...)

The entrance to Tallaght hospital. The hospital has expressed regret over a delay which resulted in a 102-year-old woman spending more than 26 hours on a trolley in its emergency department this week. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Tallaght hospital has expressed regret over a delay which resulted in a 101-year-old woman spending more than 26 hours on a trolley in its emergency (...)

The O’Connor Family at home in Tallaght (from Left) Scott (10), Sophie (15), Stacey (8) and their father, Daniel O’Connor. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Danny O’Connor (40), whose young wife and the mother of his three children died seven years ago, has just been served with notice that their home in K(...)