A Co Roscommon woman’s death after contracting sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) was described as a ‘most unusual thing’ by a juror at an inquest on Wednesday.

A Co Roscommon woman’s death after contracting sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) was described as a “most unusual thing” by a juror at an inque(...)

 University Hospital Galway Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

One in every 100 patients in emergency departments experience septic shock or severe sepsis, according to a new study. The study, published on Tuesda(...)

Vanessa Barrett (L) with her sons MJ and Patrick, and her sister-in-law Samantha Barrett with her daughters Kaitlyn, Makenzie, Sinita and Noriah. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Three young families, including eight young children, remain living on waste ground without electricity, running water, toilets or rubbish collection (...)

Allegations of abuse at the Raheny Community Nursing Unit were received by Hiqa. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Elderly residents were physically restrained by staff during their personal care and in some cases were “rushed” through breakfast while sitting in so(...)

The new figures represent one of the highest levels of hospital overcrowding recorded so far. Photograph: Frank Miller.

There are 644 patients on trolleys in emergency departments or on wards waiting for a hospital bed on Tuesday, nurses have said. The Irish Nurses an(...)

A 34-year-old man was arrested on Sunday and is being held at Carrickmacross Garda Station

A man in his 30s is in a critical condition in hospital after being found with a serious head injury in Co Monaghan on Saturday night. Gardaí in Carr(...)

A sustained campaign  from the Beaumont Woods Residents’ Association resulted in the suspension of Coast Guard landings at Beaumont Hospital. File photograph: Eric Luke

The Coast Guard stopped using a field adjacent to Beaumont Hospital for patient transfers after local residents complained about noise and safety conc(...)

Prof Jim Egan, director of organ donation and Transplant Ireland: “The excellent rates of organ donation and transplantation in 2017 reflect the generosity of Irish society.”

There was a record 308 organ transplants in the State last year, including five pancreas transplants following a two-year suspension of the procedure.(...)

Izzy Dezu from his Facebook page. The teenager collapsed and died while playing for Shelbourne FC in a Dublin and District Schoolboys League football match this week

From bystanders’ description of events, it seems likely that Izzy Dezu (16), who collapsed and died while playing for Shelbourne FC in a Dublin and Di(...)

Minister for Health Simon  Harris (2nd left) and Minister of State for mental health Jim  Daly (2nd right) on Tuesday  launched a report on mental health. Photograph:  Maxwell Photography.

Equipping young people with the language and skills to deal with the pressures of social media and online bullying is key to protecting their mental h(...)

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