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 INMO general secretary Phil Ní Sheaghdha says the ‘extreme overcrowding presents a clear danger to patients and staff’. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

For the second day in a row there are 760 patients deemed to require admission to hospital waiting on trolleys in emergency departments and on wards f(...)

(L TO R) Kieran Stafford, SVP national president & Bernie Hogan, President of St Michan’s Conference,during an unveiling by the Society of St. Vincent de Paul (SVP) of a plaque where the first meeting of the Society was held in Dublin 175 years ago on Charles Street West, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

A plaque marking the place where the Society of St Vincent de Paul first met in Ireland, 175 years ago, was unveiled in Dublin on Sunday. The foundin(...)

Ian Duhig with brothers Kevin (left) and Adrian and sister Geraldine in about 1962

Ian Duhig’s parents emigrated to England in the 1950s in search of a better life. In this essay, he looks at growing up IN London under the influen(...)

A file image of a break-in. Gardaí said the number of  burglaries rises during the winter.

Gardaí have warned people to be vigilant about home security this winter as statistics show a 20 per cent increase in burglaries in the months around (...)

Limerick cream jug, 1737-1740, €17,000 from Weldon’s

More than 100 dealers will bring the best of their stock to the South Court Hotel in Limerick for the National Art & Antique Fair on November 10th(...)

James Green (4) at the Belfast peace wall at Sliabh Dubh estate, opposite an old military sanger on the Springfield Road interface. Photograph: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker Press

“It’s brilliant, like a whole new world,” says Gerard Frame, looking out of the window of his Ardoyne home across the Crumlin Road to Holy Cross in no(...)

Cork University Maternity Hospital. A validation process was carried out in January on the outpatient gynaecological waiting list. Photograph: Daragh MacSweeney/Provision

Cork University Maternity Hospital (CUMH)has defended its handling of outpatient appointments following criticism from Minister for Health Simon Harr(...)

On a summer Sunday I unexpectedly found myself with time for a hike. However, I wasn’t keen to drive too far as rain was already threatening from the(...)

Alice Carey and her husband Geoffrey Knox: ‘We don’t have a lot of money but we’ve a lot of nerve’

It was 1995 when New York-born writer Alice Carey and her husband Geoffrey decided to take their small bit of inheritance and buy an old “ruin” in wes(...)

The study indicates that 77 per cent of medtech firms expect sales to rise over the next three months

Four out of five Irish-based medical technology firms expect sales to rise over the next year with many companies planning to take on additional staff(...)

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