Stroke patients Helen Cassells, Edward Blake and PJ Wymbs:  all benefited from mirror therapy. Photograph: Brian Farrell

PJ WYMBS, CARPENTER: FOUR WEEKS OF THERAPY CHANGED HIS LIFE PJ Wymbs was getting out of bed on the morning of April 1st, 2016, when he fell. He knew(...)

The number of people killed on Irish roads in 2017 is now at 81 following the three fatalities over the weekend. Photograph: Oli Scarff/Getty Images

It was another fatal weekend on Irish roads with three people losing their lives in separate road crashes. A man in his 20s died when his car crashed(...)

The injured man was airlifted from a Russian fishing vessel about 290km northwest of Erris Head about 4.30am. File photograph: Getty Images

A Russian crewman has been rescued from a fishing trawler off the Co Mayo coast by the Irish Coast Guard on Wednesday morning. The man, who needed u(...)

 Dr Andrea Hermann: she did not tell those interviewing her at Sligo University Hospital that she had previously been sanctioned by the Medical Council. Photograph: Collins Courts

Among the many disturbing findings from the Medical Council inquiry into the conduct of Dr Andrea Hermann, perhaps the most shocking was the revelatio(...)

In a Word ... Hospice

You might say we are in recovery. Sort of. Optimism ruled most of us for the eight months that passed between my brother Pearse’s diagnosis with lung (...)

The Tullan Strand area just north of Bundoran where Gavin Carey had gone swimming with other soldiers last Tuesday. File photograph: Google Street View

The body of a soldier missing off the Donegal coast since last week has been located by divers. Malin Head Coast Guard confirmed the body of Cpl Gav(...)

The beach resort of Bundoran, Co Donegal,  on a  summer day. File photograph: Getty Images

The search for a young soldier missing, feared drowned off Bundoran in Co Donegal, was widened yesterday, with up to 100 soldiers assisting those tryi(...)

The inflammatory nature of the condition means that psoriasis is also linked to an increased risk of developing heart disease and diabetes.

Psoriasis is a skin condition that affects about 2 per cent of the world’s population. Psoriasis occurs equally in men and women, may appear at any(...)

Dominic Fallon, of Kiltrustran, Strokestown, Co Roscommon - who was admitted to Sligo University Hospital the day after a catheterisation  procedure - died there 90 days later, coroner Eamon MacGowan heard.  File photograph: Getty Images

A 79-year-old man died “after three months of torture” following a day procedure to have a catheter inserted at University College Hospital Galway, hi(...)

Management at Sligo University Hospital is encouraging the public to contact their GP and not to attend the emergency department.

Sixty patients and staff are believed to be experiencing symptoms of the vomiting bug in Sligo University Hospital. Eight beds are closed and there a(...)