Coroner for Mayo, Pat O’Connor, described the death as “a dreadful accident” which could not have been prevented. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

A 52-year-old resident at the Áras Attracta care home in Swinford, Co Mayo, choked to death while eating a piece of meat, an inquest has heard. Dr T(...)

A HSE report has found that the model of care provided at the Áras Attracta centre for adults with intellectual disabilities in Co Mayo was ‘wrong’.

The “wrong” model of care was provided at the Áras Attracta centre for adults with intellectual disabilities in Co Mayo with residents there generally(...)

Patrick McLoughlin leaving Castlebar District Court. Photograph: Conor McKeown

A 56-year-old care worker has described his sitting on an intellectually disabled woman in her chair at the HSE-run Áras Attracta facility in Swinford(...)

The Áras Attracta centre in Swinford, Co Mayo. A Hiqa inspection has found ‘significant improvements’ at centre.

An unannounced inspection of part of the Áras Attracta facility for people with learning disabilities in Co Mayo has found “significant improvements” (...)

The Áras Attracta facility in Co Mayo.

The family of one of the women featured in Tuesday’s Prime Time programme on Áras Attracta, a disability centre in Co Mayo, has called for due process(...)

The Minister for Health says he is “ashamed” to be associated with a facility such as the Áras Attracta disability centre in Swinford, Co Mayo.

The Minister for Health says he is “ashamed” to be associated with a facility such as the Áras Attracta disability centre in Swinford, Co Mayo. Leo V(...)

Áras Attracta in Co Mayo

Most of the staff who have been taken off duty at the Co Mayo disability centre featured in this week’s Prime Time television programme are qualified (...)

A Hiqa inspection of Áras Attracta in Swinford, Co Mayo found  ‘mealtimes were not a pleasant experience or a social occasion’ for the 97 residents. Photograph: Getty Images/Science Faction

Residents in a care centre for adults with intellectual disabilities were left without food for up to 15 hours a night, an inspection report by the(...)