Taoiseach Leo Varadkar: ‘They are being better resourced than they ever have been and it’s important to point out that just five or six years ago, there was no air ambulance at all in Ireland.’ Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has expressed confidence new measures will ensure the Air Corps will staff for air ambulance services as he insisted lives were(...)

Cpt John Murray (centre) with crew Paul Traynor and Brian O’Callaghan and the new air ambulance at Rathcoole aerodrome in north Co Cork. Photograph: Don MacMonagle

A new charity air ambulance which will provide emergency medical services for up to two million people in Munster and south Leinster has been official(...)

Tánaiste Simon Coveney speaking during a business conference at Longchamp racecourse in Paris last week. Photographer: Christophe Morin/Bloomberg

Tánaiste Simon Coveney has played down suggestions in the British media the UK government is hoping to agree a last minute Brexit deal at a European C(...)