Mary Crilly says  sexual assault among the homeless was often invisible despite its prevalence. Photograph: Dan Linehan/Irish Examiner

Campaigners behind a new pilot programme in Cork to assist people who have been sexually assaulted while sleeping rough on the streets are confident t(...)

“It would also be reassuring ... if the HSE could include home-help workers and other care-givers as a priority group for vaccinations as home-help workers provide essential care and support for older people in their homes.” File photograph: Getty

Home-helps and other care-givers looking after elderly people at home should be given the Covid-19 vaccine as a priority to help protect the most vuln(...)

The LE Eithne left its berth in Cork to return to the Naval Service’s headquarters

The Defence Forces, including the Naval Service’s LE Eithne, “did a wonderful job” in helping the Health Service Executive in Cork during the Covid-19(...)

Gardaí have received reports of the woman being involved in an altercation with a male on Railway Street before the assault. File photograph: Oli Scarff/Getty Images

A 37-year old-homeless woman is in a serious condition in hospital after being found unconscious on a street in Cork city following an assault. Gard(...)

Gardaí are keen to speak to anyone who may have been in the Connolly Road or Vicars Road area between 4am and 7am on Saturday and noticed anything suspicious. File photograph: The Irish Times

Gardaí investigating a serious sexual assault on a woman in a Cork city suburb have appealed for assistance from the public. The woman, who is in her(...)

Gardaí have begun an investigation into an alleged sexual assault of a woman in an alleyway near Cork city centre in the early hours of Thursday morni(...)

The man at the centre of the Central Criminal Court sitting in Cork is charged with two counts of rape and three counts of aggravated sexual assault.

A 42-year-old man has gone on trial at the Central Criminal Court sitting in Cork charged with two counts of rape and three counts of aggravated sexua(...)

Tánaiste Simon Coveney said politicians should not make the decision about the location of Cork’s new hospital.

The location of a new €260 million acute hospital for Cork announced in the €116 billion National Development Plan should be left to health planners r(...)

About 30 per cent of children aged under 5 years have had a nose bleed, studies show. Photograph: iStock

Are you a rhinotillexomaniac? In other words, do you pick your nose? The socially acceptable answer is no, because none of us admits – out loud – to(...)

Michael A O’Sullivan, chairman of the Mercy University Hospital in Cork: ‘Don’t believe the facile populist analysis that it is the health sector’s inability to manage budgets that is the reason for overruns each year.’ File image: Google Streetview

t Current health service funds are not sufficient to meet the rising demand created by a growing and ageing population, a leading figure in the volun(...)

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