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Gardaí cordoned off the scene of the hit-and-run and Garda technical experts carried out a forensic examination. File photograph: Alan Betson

Gardaí in Cork have appealed for the public’s assistance in an investigation into a hit-and-run at the weekend which left a 26-year-old man fighting f(...)

Conor, Amy, Cian, Rory and Derbhail Cassidy,  Ireland’s only quintuplets, returned to celebrate their milestone 18th birthday at the Rotunda Hospital with the staff who spent several months caring for them following their birth in 2001. Photograph: Robbie Reynolds

Ireland’s only set of quintuplets have turned 18 years of age. In August 2001 they arrived into the world weighing between 1lb 6oz and 1lb 11oz. Aft(...)

The emergency services were alerted and according to local media, paramedics worked to try and resuscitate the little girl at the scene before she was taken by ambulance to a local hospital. Photograph: iStock

A five-year-old Cork girl who drowned in Germany last week will be laid to rest on Monday. Emmy Eckert was holidaying with her parents, Andreas and D(...)

The teenager was rushed to Cork University Hospital by ambulance. File photograph: Patrick Hogan/Provision

Gardaí say they have made good progress in their investigation into the supply of ecstasy which has left a teenager in a critical condition after beco(...)

Last Christmas season, between December 21st and January 7th, some 1,700 people attended the MUH’s emergency department. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Mercy University Hospital in Cork will have all its 255 hospital beds available over the Christmas period with a full roster of staff on duty to ensur(...)

A member of Humane Society International with a dog in a cage at a dog farm during a rescue in Namyangju on the outskirts of Seoul in 2017. Photograph:Jung Yeon-Je/AFP/Getty Images

The South Korean government is considering changing the law to remove dogs from the list of livestock in response to growing calls to ban the eating (...)

Despite suffering three heart attacks, Una McDermott had to wait 19 hours for treatment until University Hospital Waterford’s cardiac unit opened on a Monday morning. She died three weeks later.

A Waterford woman who suffered three heart attacks had to wait 19 hours for an emergency operation because of the lack of cardiac services in the city(...)

Charlie McCarthy pictured with his wife and children. File photograph: Facebook

The charges against a man accused of attacking an Irish man in Perth in Western Australia over the Christmas period have been upgraded to murder. And(...)

Photograph: Aghada GAA Club/Facebook

Friends of a young Irish father who died following an assault in Australia have set up a fundraising appeal to help his wife and their young children.(...)

Charlie McCarthy pictured with his wife and children. File photograph: Facebook

A book of condolence has been opened for a Cork father-of-two who died after being attacked while out with his wife and a friend in Western Australia (...)

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