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Two prisoners in Mountjoy Prison were rushed to hospital early this morning after a suspected drugs overdose and suicide attempt. One of the men, Dub(...)

The Queen Victoria shilling coin that saved my grandfather’s life

My grandfather, James John Martin McKenna, was born on the 7th of November 1882, in Church Street, Loughrea, Co Galway. His father, James Frederick, w(...)

Mourners attend the funeral of Garth Hutch in June, 2016. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The Special Criminal Court has heard that Gareth Hutch died of multiple gunshot injuries after he was shot in the carpark of a Dublin city flats compl(...)

Jason Molyneux: shot dead in Dublin’s north inner city in January

The mother of murdered criminal Jason Molyneux wept in the witness box at the opening of an inquest into her son’s death. Elizabeth Molyneux formall(...)

Bishop of Elphin Kevin Doran was a guest on Today with Sean O’Rourke.

That collective moan you may have heard reverberating across Ireland on Monday morning was from Ireland’s Catholic bishops. It was not delayed reactio(...)

Medical negligence lawyers dismissed BreastCheck’s concerns that a sharp increase in legal correspondence could result in spiralling legal costs and the cancer screening programme closing.  Photograph: Getty Images

The BreastCheck unit in Cork has received three solicitors’ letters in recent weeks, the HSE has said. A spokeswoman for the HSE said on Friday that(...)

Cancer Trials Ireland rolls out Just Ask Your Doctor! campaign,  calling on those with cancer to ask their doctor if there is a relevant cancer trial that they can join to increase their treatment options. From left,  Evelyn O’Rourke, member of the board of Cancer Trials Ireland, Prof Bryan Hennessy, clinical lead, Cancer Trials Ireland, Ashley Bazin, team leader, oncology/haematology, Tallaght Hospital, Dr Linda Coate, vice clinical lead, Cancer Trials Ireland & consultant medical oncologist, University Hospital Limerick with patient Advocates Patrick Kivlehan, Johnstown, Kildare and Emma Corcoran,  Lusk, north County Dublin.  Photograph:  Andres Poveda

Many of the difficulties for women with cervical cancer which emerged recently would not have arisen if patients had direct electronic access to their(...)

At the launch of  Cancer Trials Ireland’s  Just Ask Your Doctor! campaign: patient advocate Eddie Mac Eoin from Bandon, Cork, with his two grandchildren, James Noonan  and Laoise McAdam. Photograph:  Andres Poveda

The vast majority of Irish people with cancer are willing to participate in a clinical trial on potential new treatments, according to a survey – thou(...)

More than 25 consultant psychiatrists outlined their concerns over a potential law that would, they believe, misuse the concept of “healthcare”. File photograph: Getty Images

A group of psychiatrists has said proposed abortion legislation in Ireland should not be used to facilitate terminations on “spurious” mental health g(...)

Merchant’s Arch in Dublin

A Temple Bar pub has been ordered to pay €5,000 to a Brazilian-born “sandwich-board man” after it was found to have racially discriminated against him(...)

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