Connolly Hospital, Blanchardstown. File photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

The first facilities of the new national children’s hospital will open within days despite a warning from senior doctors that it will be unsafe, healt(...)

The four centres against which action was taken by the Mental Health Commission included   St Aloysius ward at Dublin’s  Mater Hospital,  as well as the department of psychiatry in Connolly Hospital, LeBrun and Whitethorn House, in the Vergemount Mental Health Facility, Clonskeagh, Dublin and the acute mental health unit in Cork University Hospital. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Enforcement action has been taken against four inpatient psychiatric facilities over failures to meet appropriate standards following inspections, the(...)

 Taoiseach Leo Varadkar: with Minister for Health Simon Harris he will launch work at Connolly Hospital in west Dublin and a redevelopment of the National Rehabilitation Hospital in Dún Laoghaire.  Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Minister for Health Simon Harris will officially turn the sod on two new major hospital developments in Dublin on Monday. (...)

Earlier this week, a number of organisations opposing the plan to locate the National Children’s Hospital at a site at St James’s  Hospital in Dublin   launched a petition to build it  on a greenfield site at Connolly Hospital Blanchardstown. File photograph: Getty Images

A decision on planning permission for the new National Children’s Hospital has been delayed by up to three months. An Bord Pleanála was due to make a(...)

Nearly 2,000 consultants are covered by a 2008 contract under which they agreed to new work practices, restrictions on private practice, weekend work and extended rosters. File photograph: Getty Images

Hospital consultants could be set to receive millions of euro in compensation over the HSE’s failure to pay higher salaries agreed more than seven yea(...)

One woman has been killed and a second injured after they were struck by a car in Hartstown, north west county Dublin early on Sunday.

A man in his 20s has been arrested on suspicion of drink-driving after a woman was hit by a car and killed in Hartstown, north west county Dublin on S(...)

A man who allegedly used his own car in a botched robbery and left the vehicle at the scene after running over his victim has been arrested. He was d(...)

No new parking spaces will be created at Tallaght Hospital as part of the proposed addition of a satellite wing of the new children’s hospital to the site, a planning hearing has been told. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

There will be car parking facilities for less than a fifth of the 5,000 staff in the St James’s Hospital campus upon completion of the proposed new na(...)

New children’s hospital: Cost of funding the biggest capital project in the history of the State will not figure much in the hearing, but it remains a concern

Four years after An Bord Pleanála first held an oral hearing into plans to build a new national children’s hospital in Dublin, the proposal i(...)

An aerial view of the site for the new National Children’s Hospital at the St James’s Hospital campus in Dublin.

The proposal to build the new national children’s hospital at St James’s Hospital contains faults, the board developing the project admitted (...)

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