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Harry and his daughter Sadhbh watch the Galway v Kilkenny hurling match in the Mater Hospital.

I know where I should start this story but it’s so hard to start it from there. It is not during my transfer by ambulance from St Vincent’s Hospital (...)

Our Lady’s Hospital for Sick Children Crumlin. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The main children’s hospital in the State is not screening patients for a superbug currently spreading through the health system, a new report shows. (...)

The layout consists of a terrace of four gable-fronted houses and the pair of longer, thin houses on Kelly’s Avenue and six houses to the rear.

Given the current housing crisis in Dublin, with so many people living on the edge, few could be happier than the social housing tenants who recently (...)

The issue was raised by a staff member about the consultant, who was employed on a ‘sessional’ basis and is no longer working at the hospital. Photograph: iStock

A Co Dublin hospital has contacted 65 patients to recall them for repeat colonoscopies after a staff member expressed concerns that a consultant had f(...)

A man in his 30s was killed when his motorbike and a 4x4 vehicle collided in Laragh, Co Wicklow, on Sunday.

A man in his 30s has died after his motorbike and a 4x4 vehicle crashed in Co Wicklow on Sunday. The collision happened on the R755 at Laragh at abo(...)

Possibly best of all would be a medium-bodied rosé. It is summer after all

As the good weather continues, this week we will look at wines to drink with summer salads. I may have been guilty of blithely suggesting to match a p(...)

According to recent data, about half our shopping trolley each week is made up of ultra-processed foods

Well known facts abound in the area of food and health and, of late, one of these putative facts centres on what are termed ultra-processed foods. The(...)

A file image of Kathryn Singleton  leaving the Four Courts. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A woman has lost her action for damages taken on grounds that she was left afraid she may have Aids after having a blood test while she was in hospita(...)

 A view of a park in Ballybrack, Co Dublin, during the recent snow. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The “Beast from the East” was melting into the pavements and front gardens of Ballybrack – consigned to memories and history – when we visited the pla(...)

Even if several hundred additional acute hospital beds could be conjured up next week, the problem of securing sufficient staff to operate them would remain. Photograph: Alan Betson

Many doctors and health service administrators believe the long-term solution to the country’s trolley crisis is a major increase in hospital bed capa(...)

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