The house in Clashmore, Co Waterford, where Mia O’Connell died after being attacked by a dog. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Gardaí investigating the death of a three-month-old baby girl, who died after being attacked by a family pet, are to prepare a file for an inquest at (...)

Cameron Blair’s parents, Kathy and Noel Blair, pictured leaving the Central Criminal Court, sitting in Croke Park on Tuesday on Tuesday afternoon. Photograph:  Colin Keegan / Collins

Two teenage boys “with knives in their hands” were trying “to reach past” 20-year-old college student Cameron Blair as he blocked a doorway into a hou(...)

Gardaí have said high-visibility patrols at public amenities, parks and beauty spots will continue across the country this weekend. File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

A further 624 Covid-19 cases and an additional two coronavirus-related deaths have been reported in the State. This brings the total number of Covid-(...)

The biophotonics team at Tyndall which is based in UCC, is researching non-invasive techniques using light technology to detect cancer, especially colon cancer.

Scientists based in Cork have developed a more effective and less invasive way to diagnose and treat colorectal cancer, which is the third most common(...)

Gardaí are investigating the discovery of the woman’s body in a car in a wooded area near Doneraile in north Cork. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Gardaí have arrested a 62-year-old man for questioning about the death of a woman whose body was found in a burning car in a forest in north Cork on T(...)

HSE chief clinical officer Colm Henry at the GP practice nurse mass vaccination clinic in Portlaoise  on Saturday. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A record 93 deaths of Covid-19 patients have been reported in the State as the HSE warns the “hospital system has never been so stretched” . All but(...)

Cars  line up at the RocDoc rapid Covid test centre based  at Dublin Airport on Friday. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

A further 50 deaths of Covid-19 patients were reported on Friday as the chief medical officer warned of a newly identified variant identified in Brazi(...)

Prof John Bates, a consultant in intensive care medicine at University Hospital Galway (UHG), said that the vaccination of healthcare workers ‘cannot happen fast enough’ as hospitals deal with rapid increases in people with the virus being admitted.

An accelerated rollout of Covid-19 vaccines to frontline healthcare workers is “absolutely crucial” to managing a surging third wave of the pandemic, (...)

Dr Favier said that the growing numbers of people requiring ICU due to Covid-19 will impact on other people with serious conditions. Photograph: Getty Images

A leading GP has warned that Ireland is going to face a crisis in providing intensive care beds over the coming weeks if moves are not taken to urgent(...)

Deputy Thomas Gould said he learned only one ICU bed was added  in the Mercy University Hospital, Cork.

Sinn Féin has strongly criticised the Government, saying it has added only two intensive care beds to hospitals in Cork throughout the summer despite (...)

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