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(...)

Photograph posed by model: Getty Creative

Students made up 35 per cent of the client base of the Sexual Violence Centre Cork last year, the organisation’s annual report says. Almost three-qua(...)

The Coombe maternity hospital in Dublin charges a reasonable parking rate of €2.50 for up to four hours, and a special daily rate for the day of delivery of €7.50. Photograph: Alan Betson

You’re sitting in the waiting-room, nervous and stressed about a procedure or a meeting with a doctor, and you suddenly wonder whether you brought eno(...)

Gardaí are to prepare a file for the DPP after releasing without charge a man arrested for questioning about the rape of a girl (17) in a Co Cork town(...)

Dr John Browne, pain consultant, in the pain ward, South Infirmary, Cork. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

I trained in anaesthesia because I originally wanted to do intensive-care medicine. Along the line, I got drawn into pain medicine, which started a(...)

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