Three years ago when Chris Hayes was hired as park manager for the National Heritage Park in Wexford he learned that beyond all the meticulously recon(...)

Shane and Carmel Skeffington outside the Four Courts on Tuesday. Photograph: Collins

The family of a young man who fatally stabbed his nine-year-old brother before taking his own life settled a High Court action against the HSE on Tues(...)

The settlement was announced at the High Court in Belfast.

A woman who claims she was repeatedly beaten by nuns and forced to bathe in barely diluted disinfectant at a children’s home in Belfast is to receive (...)

It was claimed Evan had suffered a fracture injury of his skull. File photograph.

A boy who sued over allegedly suffering a skull fracture during his birth at Cork University Maternity Hospital has settled his High Court action for (...)

Ham Sandwich by Geraldine O’Neill,  Courtesy Kevin Kavanagh Gallery

Eve ate an apple, discovered the truth of everything, and got kicked out of Eden for her pains. It was a pomegranate that kept Persephone in the under(...)

Nora Hyland (31) died on an operating table at the National Maternity Hospital on February 13th, 2012.

The husband and son of a woman who died at the National Maternity Hospital hours after undergoing an emergency caesarean section have secured a €650,0(...)

An elderly woman who requires 24 hour care as an alleged result of alleged negligence in her care and treatment after she suffered a knee injury has s(...)

Mother of five  Emma Mhic Mhathúna  settled for €7.5million her action over her CervicalCheck smears. Photograph: Collins Courts

The case of Emma Mhic Mhathúna, who died of cancer nine days ago, was raised in the High Court today. The 37-year-old mother of five, who settled fo(...)

Venture North camp in Northern Territory, Australia

The oval cocoon of leaves is pulsating. Within seconds, a nest of green ants surges out. They spill out in vast numbers, justifiably angry that their (...)

The Minister for Justice Charles Flanagan  said the new laws represented “a complete overhaul” of anti-corruption legislation. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

The days of prawn sandwiches in corporate boxes could be under threat following strict new anti-corruption laws coming into force here. The Criminal (...)

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