Ray and Aoife Manton, of Dualla Road, Cashel, Co Tipperary, look on as solicitor Anne M Fitzpatrick talks to the media outside the Four Courts on Thursday. Photograph: Collins Courts

South Tipperary General Hospital apologised in the High Court on Thursday for a second time to the family of a nine-year-old Tipperary girl with cereb(...)

Mr Morrissey  died at Cork University Hospital  after being transferred there from South Tipperary General Hospital in Clonmel. File photograph:  Rui Vieira/PA

A mother of five has expressed her disappointment at the outcome of an inquest into the death of her partner who died of a brain haemorrhage despite (...)

Head-cooling treatment is used to lessen the chance of brain damage to newborns resulting from oxygen deprivation during birth. Current protocols require cooling to begin within a maximum of six hours after birth and suggest that cooling as early as possible is the ideal. File photograph: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

A baby who was deprived of oxygen at birth and later developed cerebral palsy fitted the criteria for head-cooling treatment under national guidelines(...)