Coombe wrote to woman: “As you are aware, your foetus has been diagnosed with a complex foetal anomaly.” Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The woman who was refused a termination after a complex anomaly was diagnosed was informed in writing medics were “not of the reasonable opinion” the (...)

The Coombe hospital has issued a statement saying its board had no role whatsoever in certifying a termination of pregnancy. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The pregnant woman who the Dáil heard was denied an abortion despite two consultants’ approval has said she will travel to England next week for a ter(...)

Baby Emma with mum Kitti Tengur and dad, Arunesh Tengur from Swords, Co Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Four babies have been born at the Coombe hospital in Dublin on Christmas Day. Kitti Tengur gave birth to the hospital’s first 2018 Christmas Day baby(...)

Projects that may be shelved include new laboratories and theatres at the Coombe hospital, and a €3.4m investment in paediatric and blood services.

Key health service investments including additional hospital beds, new emergency, cancer and cardiac facilities, primary care centres and long-term re(...)

Aidan Harris Lgiehon in Dublin in August 2017. Photograph: Tom Honan.

On Friday October 19th last, lost in the usual bulletins and white noise concerning Premier League turbulence, rugby updates and obscure golf tourname(...)

Services providing cervical smear tests are experiencing a big upsurge in the numbers of women seeking new smear tests, amid ongoing fears about the r(...)

 Jack Roche in his fruit and vegetable shop on Meath Street, with  one of his regulars Pat Clarges. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Jack Roche’s father and grandmother before him sold vegetables from various premises along Meath Street in the Liberties, but that tradition will end (...)

Eoin McCallig:  a €15m settlement was approved by High Court on Tuesday, a few days ahead of his fifth birthday.

A young boy with cerebral palsy has secured a €15 million settlement and apology from a Dublin maternity hospital that he sued, claiming negligence i(...)

After five months of the new baby waking every hour to feed, it was taking its toll on me, my family and the little man himself, says Mimi Murray

Sleep deprivation is one of the most effective forms of torture, according to the CIA. As a beleaguered, second-time mother with a baby who didn’t sle(...)

Omaima Halawa, who married in August 2015 in Istanbul, said in her affidavit her husband applied for a visa in October 2015. File photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Two sisters of Ibrahim Halawa – an Irish citizen who has been detained in Egypt without trial for almost four years – are suing the Minister for Justi(...)

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