Tramore-based People Before Profit representative  Una Dunphy: “We are not getting our proper piece of the pie.”   Photograph: Mary Browne

How do you describe Waterford? It’s a summer evening after rain. In the middle of a warren of small streets up a hill stands Walsh Park, Waterford’s(...)

Supporters and family of the late Tom  Power protest about cardiac services outside the Dáil. The issue of securing 24/7 cardiac services in the southeast has been escalated by his death in an ambulance. Photograph: Cyril Byrne.

Minister for Health Simon Harris has said he will expedite a national review of coronary intervention services following a meeting with Waterford poli(...)

Emily Cahill (4) from Waterford during a protest outside Leinster House over cath lab facilities at University Hospital Waterford. Photograph: Collins

Campaigners for round-the-clock cardiac services in the southeast have called for an end to “medical apartheid” in a protest outside the Dáil. Severa(...)

Minister for Health Simon Harris   announced the review as TDs raised the case of Thomas Power, above with his wife Bernadette on their wedding day last September. He died   as he was being transferred from University Hospital Waterford to Cork on Sunday.

An independent national review of primary cardiology services is to be undertaken in the wake of the death of a 39-year-old man while being transferre(...)

Bernadette Delaney and Thomas Power on their wedding day last September.

The wife of a 40-year-old farmer who died while enroute to hospital in Cork from Waterford has spoken of a “quiet, loyal, gentle person” who was looki(...)

File photo taken in 2012 shows Canadian singer and poet Leonard Cohen taking off his hat to salute in Paris.  Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Leonard Cohen, the legendary singer-songwriter whose work inspired generations, has died at the age of 82. A post to his official Facebook page anno(...)

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has defended his decision to appoint three people without any seagoing experience to the Marine Casualty Investiga(...)

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Here, some key players in and observers of the 2004 smoking ban – including Micheál Martin, who was minister for health; Prof Luke Clancy, a leadin(...)