Minister for Finance  Paschal Donohoe:  he will opt for a more cautious budget as the prospect looms of a no-deal Brexit.  Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

With the prospect of a no-deal Brexit looming, Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has said he will opt for a more cautious budget than would otherwi(...)

Aoife Bennett’s action is brought against the Minister for Health, the HSE, Glaxosmithkline Biologicals SA  GSK, and the HPRA

The lead case of up to 100 cases over an alleged link between a human swine-flu vaccine and the sleep disorder narcolepsy is to open on Tuesday at the(...)

Minister for Health Simon Harris has challenged social media companies to take action to counter misinformation online about vaccines. Photograph: Denis Charlet/AFP via Getty

Twitter has teamed up with the HSE to provide a new tool that will give prominence to credible public health information about vaccines to people in I(...)

Seán O’Keeffe (R), who died last year, pictured with his brothers Bob (L) and Brian (C).

A young Dublin man who died a year ago next week, while suffering with chronic addiction and mental illness, could be alive if health services had had(...)

The ‘story’ is recounted in short, simple phrases that follow a logical sequence and is clear enough that those with mild learning difficulties can also understand it. File photograph: Getty

Today’s data-saturated output of evidence-based medical science invites the inference that the “art of medicine” is in temporary abeyance. So, it is r(...)

Garda commissioner Drew Harris has said existing laws are adequate to deal with protests outside healthcare centres that provide abortion care. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Garda commissioner Drew Harris has said existing laws are adequate to deal with protests outside healthcare centres that provide abortion care. In a (...)

Minister of State at the Department of Health Catherine Byrne expresed  confidence Ireland would achieve a target of eliminating hepatitis C by 2030. Photograph Nick Bradshaw/ The Irish Times

Ireland will overshoot a target to eliminate hepatitis C by almost 20 years, costing money and lives, it has been claimed. The Polaris Observatory, a(...)

The IMO said that hospital consultants employed after October 2012 were paid up to €50,000 less than colleagues appointed before that date. Photograph: Thinkstock

Hospital consultants will ballot for industrial action if the Government does not set a date for pay talks within the next few days the Irish Medical (...)

Dr Brigid Quilligan said  Traveller community in Kerry feel under siege externally and internally, and their mental and physical health is suffering. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

There have been at least 30 deaths by suicide in the Travelling community in the first eight months of this year, the Irish Traveller Movement has sai(...)

“Collectively we need to talk about what is good about our health system...not just what is wrong. Consultants have a role in this too.” Photograph: Getty Images

Lower pay rates for hospital consultants appointed in recent years need to be addressed, but work practices also need to change, the head of the HSE h(...)

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