A sustained campaign  from the Beaumont Woods Residents’ Association resulted in the suspension of Coast Guard landings at Beaumont Hospital. File photograph: Eric Luke

The Coast Guard stopped using a field adjacent to Beaumont Hospital for patient transfers after local residents complained about noise and safety conc(...)

Prof Jim Egan, director of organ donation and Transplant Ireland: “The excellent rates of organ donation and transplantation in 2017 reflect the generosity of Irish society.”

There was a record 308 organ transplants in the State last year, including five pancreas transplants following a two-year suspension of the procedure.(...)

Izzy Dezu from his Facebook page. The teenager collapsed and died while playing for Shelbourne FC in a Dublin and District Schoolboys League football match this week

From bystanders’ description of events, it seems likely that Izzy Dezu (16), who collapsed and died while playing for Shelbourne FC in a Dublin and Di(...)

Minister for Health Simon  Harris (2nd left) and Minister of State for mental health Jim  Daly (2nd right) on Tuesday  launched a report on mental health. Photograph:  Maxwell Photography.

Equipping young people with the language and skills to deal with the pressures of social media and online bullying is key to protecting their mental h(...)

The scene of the crash on Adelaide Road in Dublin in August. Photograph: Jeremy Crain

A 24-year-old man struck by a car while walking on a footpath in Dublin died due to traumatic brain injury, an inquest has heard. Benjamin Renard, a (...)

The Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital, Dublin: scored highest for satisfaction. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

While at least half of patients reported a positive overall experience in the health system, individual hospitals and hospital groups scored different(...)

Bernard Tully: died in Beaumont Hospital, two days after a cycling accident.

Louise Roseingrave A cyclist died of head injuries after colliding with a pedestrian on the cycle path in the Phoenix Park, an inquest heard. Be(...)

Liz Martin has been HIV positive for 26 years. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Liz Martin turned 50 this year, and comes across as a confident, organised, healthy and busy woman, happy with her own life, and with how her four chi(...)

Terry and Noeleen Delaney, with their granddaughter Megan Delaney (16), whose father Robert Delaney has been in a permanent vegetative state for nearly 10 years. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

A neat pile of clothes sits on Noeleen Delaney’s kitchen table. They have been washed, ironed and folded with almost military precision by a mother’s (...)

Joseph Deacy (21) from St Albans in Hertfordshire, England died after suffering head injuries in Co Mayo in August.

Two men have been arrested in connection with the death of a 21-year-old Englishman in Co Mayo last August. Joseph Deacy (21) from St Albans in Hertf(...)

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