Paddy Hansard suffered serious injuries in an assault early on Saturday morning at Courtney Place (above). File photograph: Google Street View

A pensioner in his 70s remains in a Dublin hospital in intensive care in an induced coma, after being assaulted at his home in the inner city at the w(...)

Dr Karen Doyle, a neuroscientist with Cúram, who is based at Galway Neuroscience Centre in NUI Galway. Photograph: NUI Galway

A Tiny Spark, the most recent film produced through the Science on Screen project,has been awarded best medical short at Sci On! Film Festival in Neva(...)

The highest number of bed days lost was in St James’s Hospital at 12,333 – more than 2,000 every month. Photograph: Alan Betson

Nearly 110,000 hospital bed days have been lost because of delayed discharges in the first six months of this year, new figures show. The Health Ser(...)

‘Mam says the wait was probably the scariest part of the ordeal. But the good news was that it hadn’t spread.’ Photograph: iStock

In Ireland an average of 40,000 new cases of cancer are diagnosed every year – the disease affects all of us. Recent figures show that one in nine wom(...)

The researchers said they would use the data to build a brain tumour information system and ‘interrogate biologic and genetic data across a range of tumour types’.  Photograph: iStock

A project to harvest information on brain tumours from 9,000 Irish patients has been rejected over concerns about patient consent and the potential sh(...)

 Clive Mason (42), of The Close, Robswall, Malahide, leaving court. He is  charged with assault causing harm and endangerment of life, on 21st April 2019. Photograph: Collins Courts

A 42-year-old man is to stand trial accused of racially abusing and attacking a taxi driver in Dublin after a video of the alleged incident went viral(...)

Four hospitals have breached HSE guidelines around controlling the spread of the CPE superbug, health inspectors have found. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Four hospitals have breached Health Service Executive (HSE) guidelines around controlling the spread of the CPE superbug, health inspectors have found(...)

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses to a random violent attack near O’Connell Bridge in Dublin city centre at the weekend in which a man suffered skull and brain injuries.

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses to a random violent attack in Dublin city centre at the weekend in which a man suffered skull and brain injuries. (...)

The incident occurred at Clontarf Road in north Dublin at about 8pm last Thursday. File photograph: Frank Miller

A man was hospitalised after being stabbed several times in the face outside a Dart station last week. The incident occurred at Clontarf Road in nort(...)

The funeral hearse  of Phillomena Lynott passes the seafront in Sutton, Dublin. Photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times.

Philomena Lynott was “a force of nature”, mourners at her funeral in Dublin were told. The voice of her son Phil, lead singer and bassist with Thin L(...)

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