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 Rosderra Irish Meats plant in Roscrea, Co Tipperary, where, according to Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley, by April 30th 140 workers out of 350 were out sick and 120 had tested positive. Photograph:  Diarmuid Greene

“He is very, very lucky to be alive,” she says of her husband. The Offaly woman Mary and her husband John (not their real names) do not want to be pub(...)

Ireland’s maternity services have been under intense scrutiny since major failings emerged in 2012 at the maternity unit of the Midland Regional Hospital in Portlaoise. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Hiqa, the State’s health watchdog, has produced a comprehensive review of Ireland’s maternity services, which have been under intense scrutiny since m(...)

The inspection report states that during administration of ECT for one patient, during which small electric currents are passed through the brain, written consent was not obtained for the eighth and ninth treatment session at the hospital.

A mental health centre in Co Laois carried out electro-compulsive therapy (ECT) on a patient without obtaining proper consent, constituting a breach o(...)

Natasha Perie’s father Peter holds a photograph of his daughter.

The family of a brain-dead pregnant mother-of-two who was kept on life support for almost four weeks due to concerns about the Eighth Amendment has re(...)

The Irish Concrete Federation confirms demand for aggregates in Ireland is at 12 tonnes per capita; twice the current EU 28 average. Photograph: iStock

The State will need to produce an estimated 1.5 billion tonnes of aggregates – crushed rock, sand and gravel – to meet housing and infrastructure dema(...)

The Midlands is facing into ’a cliff edge situation’ due to Ireland getting out of peat production and the use of the fuel in power generation, Minister for Climate Action Richard Bruton has acknowledged. File photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times.

The Midlands is facing into “a cliff edge situation” due to Ireland getting out of peat production and the use of the fuel in power generation, Minist(...)

Among other incidents at the festival, a man was arrested for holding an offence weapon while leaving the car park. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

Two people were taken to hospital in a critical condition at the weekend because of drug and alcohol use during the Electric Picnic music festival, ga(...)

Gardaí said investigations are ongoing.

A man has died following a serious assault outside a pub in Co Longford. The man in his 50s was assaulted outside a pub in Foigha near Keenagh on Th(...)

A busy Euston train station in London as morning train commuters face disruption after the extreme heat caused chaos on the rail network. Photograph:   Georgina Stubbs/PA Wire

Rail and air passengers are being urged to avoid unnecessary travel in the UK as efforts continue to repair damage to the rail network caused by recor(...)

In a statement, the HSE said that ‘the delivery of the new MRI scan remains a key priority for the Midland Regional Hospital Tullamore and the Dublin Midlands Hospital Group’. Photograph: Getty Images

A new €5 million MRI scanning unit is lying idle in the Midland Regional Hospital Tullamore due to staff shortages, it has emerged, even though the re(...)

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