In one week in 2016, four people were admitted to hospital in Galway with ‘selfie wrist’.

It’s not enough to experience something anymore. It’s not even enough just to experience it through a screen. These days, unless you risked your life (...)

An X-ray of a  13-year-old girl’s wrist fractured  while  attempting to take a selfie while jumping on the trampoline.  Photograph: Irish Medical Journal

Beware the selfie-induced injury this summer warn doctors from University College Hospital Galway (UCHG). In the current issue of the Irish Medical Jo(...)

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(...)

Graffiti artist Finbar 247’s work at the foyer of University College Hospital Galway. Photograph: Nicholas Grundy

Finbar 247 has seen the inside of police vans in Germany and has, at times, attracted more than a passing interest from gardaí for his work. He is (...)

Clare Kambamettu from London was the 2010 Rose of Tralee. She says that current Rose Maria Walsh is helping to change perceptions of the festival.  Photograph: Domnick Walsh / Eye Focus Ltd

What is it like to be an ex-Rose of Tralee? What happens when you hand back the sash and the tiara? Dr Clare Kambamettu became the Rose of Tralee in 2(...)

A man has been arrested over an assault in Tuam, Co Galway that has left another man in serious condition in hospital.

A man has been arrested in relation to an assault that has left another man in serious condition in hospital.A 27-year-old man received serious head i(...)

Savita Halappanavar’s husband Praveen is reportedly not aware that the report into his wife’s death is being published today. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Savita Halappanavar’s husband Praveen was not made aware the Health Service Executive (HSE) clinical review report into his wife’s death is being publ(...)