The waiting list for outpatient appointments has been increasing since the beginning of 2014 and by the end of last month it had reached 405,501, according to the National Purchase Treatment Fund. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Numbers of people waiting for an outpatient appointment has exceeded 400,000 for the first time, new figures show.The waiting list for outpatient appo(...)

File photograph of Muhammad Hassan Khan who was found dead in an apartment.

A Dublin woman accused of the murder of her two-year-old son has been returned for trial to the Central Criminal Court. Hazel Waters (46), of Ridge Ha(...)

A man (62) died after the car in which he was travelling left the M50 motorway between the Ballymount and Tallaght junctions before 1am on Saturday. It then collided with a lamp-post and protective barrier.

Two people have died following road crashes in Dublin and Cork. A man (62) died after the car in which he was travelling left the M50 motorway between(...)

The  Midlands Prison in Portlaoise. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

A prison officer has been slashed across the buttock with a makeshift knife at Midlands Prison. Two of his colleagues were hospitalised after a separa(...)

A number of hospitals have significantly higher death rates due to heart attacks and strokes than the national average, according to a new report from(...)

Derek Brockwell escaped custody on February 17th and was recaptured. Photograph: Irish Prison Service /PA

Gardaí investigating the escape from prison custody of armed robber Derek Brockwell and the stabbing of two prison officers have arrested another pris(...)

Gardaí were called to the scene between 2am and 4am, a spokesman confirmed. Photograph: Dan Griffin

An 11-year-old boy was hospitalised after he was shot in the arm during an incident in Tallaght in the early hours of Saturday. Gardaí were called to (...)

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(...)