Lorraine O’Connor

“I was bruised and battered, I couldn’t tell what I felt/I was unrecognisable to myself/Saw my reflection in a window and didn’t know my own face.” –(...)

Less than 90 seconds into the operation at Beaumont Hospital, Madeline Treacy’s heart slowed and she went into cardiac arrest.Photograph:  Dara Mac Dónaill

A fit and healthy 70-year-old woman died on the operating table during a routine hip replacement, an inquest heard. The mother of five was undergoin(...)

Ilabek Avetian (39) at  Beaumont Hospital. He suffered severe head injuries after a scrambler bike fell on him as he sunbathed in a Dublin park this summer. Photograph: Olivia Lynott

Legislative action must be taken to end the illegal use of scramblers and quad bikes in urban areas across the country in order to protect people’s li(...)

Ilabek Avetian (39) is seen in Beaumont Hospital. He suffered severe head injuries after a scrambler bike fell on him as he sunbathed in a Dublin park. Photograph: Olivia Lynott

A woman who moved to Ireland to start a new life said her “dreams are shattered” after a scrambler motorbike left her husband with devastating injurie(...)

Gardaí are investigating the incident which occurred at the Airside Retail Park, Swords, Co Dublin. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

A teenager was knocked unconscious during an organised fight in north Dublin at the weekend. The male (17) was found unconscious on the ground and br(...)

Rachel Elliott (25)  suffered serious injuries  after she was thrown from a car which  hit a wall in   Bundoran, Co Donegal, last weekend.

A 25 year old mother of one who had been in an induced coma for several days after sustaining life-changing injuries in a crash in Co Donegal last wee(...)

 Gardai at the scene in Coolock where Kenneth Finn was fatally shot in February. Photograph:  Gareth Chaney/Collins

A 36-year-old man shot at point blank range in Coolock last February died of a gunshot wound to the head. The cause of death was recorded at Dublin (...)

Consultant nephrologist Dr Colm Magee (far left) with consultants in infectious diseases Sam McConkey, consultant in infectious diseases Eoghan de Barra, consultant neurosurgeon John Caird, senior staff nurse Kavitha Tauro, consultant physician Cora McNally, healthcare assistant Bríd Sweeney and breast care nurse Louise Costigan, who were all honoured. Photograph: Robbie Reynolds

One Thursday morning last year RTÉ Radio 1 presenter Ronan Collins was feeling fine. By the afternoon, he didn’t feel great. That same evening, he fel(...)

Sunday’s early morning crash in Bundoran left two dead and two others seriously injured. There were six adults in the car.

Co Donegal’s road safety officer has said overloading cars is now one of their chief concerns when it comes to fatalities. Brian O’Donnell of Donegal(...)

The scene of the fatal car crash in Bundoran. Photograph: North West Newspix.

A man in his 20s who was arrested following a car crash in Bundoran, Co Donegal, which left two people dead and three seriously injured on Sunday, has(...)

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