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Gardaí were first alerted to the attack when a woman noticed a distressed man on the upstairs window ledge of a house e in Letterkenny.

A man who bit the top of his friend’s ears off in Co Donegal has been jailed for four years. Anthony Dempsey attacked John Kelly on November 5th last(...)

Tallaght Hospital is among the facilities that will be give extra funding to provide additional diagnostic services for patients.

Hospitals are to be given about €1 million to secure additional capacity to provide diagnostic services for patients – including from the private sec(...)

The HSE will spend €30 million on extra beds, and set up ‘winter-ready’ clinics for older persons and those with chronic diseases

The Health Service Executive has said that it “absolutely expects” that the number of people who will spend time on trolleys in hospitals this winter (...)

The INMO, which has been counting the number of admitted patients without a bed since 2004. Photograph: iStock

Hospital overcrowding in November was the worst on record, according to the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation. The union said 9,679 patients we(...)

The inquiries were ordered last year, by  then minister for justice Frances Fitzgerald, to consider allegations of Garda failings or misconduct in the investigations of the two men. Photograph: Frank Miller

Investigating judges have criticised the Garda Síochána’s response to a Dublin man’s drowning in 2008 and its lack of communication with a family of a(...)

Hiqa report found  four personnel records reviewed did not contain An Garda Síochána vetting disclosures.

The Health Service Executive failed to ensure that an effective and safe service was provided for 40 elderly residents living in Kanturk Community Hos(...)

Alice Leahy is presented with her award for Irish Red Cross Humanitarian of the Year by  Irish Red Cross ambassador Jason Black and chairman of the Irish Red Cross Pat Carey. Photograph: Conor Healy

Homeless campaigner Alice Leahy has been named as humanitarian of the year at an Irish Red Cross awards ceremony. Ms Leahy was recognised for her lif(...)

Dr Niall Muldoon, the Ombudsman for Children with, from left Amy Hunter, Aoibheann Mangan, Katie McKenna, and from right Margaret Ward, Fearghal O’Mahony, Grace Murphy and Sinead Pollak celebrating  World Children’s Day. Photograph: Maxwell

Aoibheann Mangan (12) learned to code when she was eight years old, and since then has created four award-winning websites. Last year Aoibheann, fro(...)

A hospital in Tullamore has been hit by a ransomware attack.

A hospital in Tullamore is working to restore its systems after a ransomware attack. In a statement, the Health Service Executive said the Dublin Mi(...)

Daniel Sweeney was hospitalised when he was attacked after a match.

FAI chief executive John Delaney has agreed to meet with representatives of the Irish Soccer Referees’ Society (ISRS) next week to discuss the issue o(...)

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