Siobhan Cullen told the documentary that before she died her mother told her, “I have the thirst of death on me”.   Photograph: RTE

The daughter of a women who died from Covid-19 has said it is a “horrific death” and she does not want to see anybody else die from it. Siobhan Cull(...)

Gardaí and the national ambulance service initially responded to a report of a male with a significant injury to his arm at a house in CoTipperary.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses after a man died following a disturbance at a house in Co Kilkenny early on Monday morning. The man was also found(...)

Maura Byrne (94) from Walkinstown, Dublin: “I say ‘good night Stephen’ and I say a Hail Mary.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Maura Byrne had to watch from her carer’s mobile phone as a funeral service for her husband of almost 70 years took place. “It knocked the bottom out(...)

  Cancer patient Padraig Beasley aged 9 (centre)  from Listowel with his parents Maevea and Séamus and his sister Julia (10) and Jack Jack (18 months). Photograph: Dominic Walsh/Eye Focus Ltd

The risk of infection coming into the home of nine-year-old cancer patient Pádraig Beasley has been a worry for his family ever since he was diagnosed(...)

Obstetrician and gynaecologist Prof Ray O’Sullivan was on Monday granted leave by the High Court to mount a legal challenge to the proposal by the HSE to remove him from his position at St Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny.

A consultant at St Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny, who carried out research on five women patients during routine gynaecological procedures has gone to cou(...)

Lisa Lambe: ’My husband accompanied me to the clinic, and I think we both realised how serious it was although we were very calm throughout.’

We know that keeping active is good for the mind and body. Lucy Lambe can certainly relate to this. With five children, she is always on the go, b(...)

Gardaí and forensic officers at the scene on High Hayes Terrace, near the Castlecomer Road and John’s Green in Kilkenny, where Liam Edward O’Sullivan was fatally injured. Photograph: Dylan Vaughan

A 33-year-old man has appeared in court charged with the murder of Liam Edward O’Sullivan. Garrett Smith, 6 St Fiacc’s Terrace, Graigcullen, Co Carlo(...)

Gardaí and forensic officers at the scene of an assault in a house on High Hayes Terrace, near the Castlecomer Road and John’s Green in Kilkenny. Photograph: Dylan Vaughan.

A man suspected of inflicting fatal head injuries on a man in his 40s at a social gathering in a house in Kilkenny City remained in Garda custody on F(...)

Jack McCaffrey: “I don’t think he [Farrell] is under any illusions about the pressure-cooker environment he is coming into. He is a fantastic fella to deal with it in my experience. I think he will fly it.” Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Jack McCaffrey didn’t see it coming when he sat down at the Innisfails GAA club on a Saturday in late November. Summoned to a meeting of the Dublin sq(...)

Recent reports have shown Ireland is making big strides in healthcare, but access remains the bugbear of the system.

Seven reasons hospital trolleys have hit record levels today:   1) Beds, beds, beds Most analysts believe the hospital system is chronica(...)

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