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(...)

Brian Cowen has been receiving treatment in hospital following serious concerns for his health earlier this month.  Photograph:Alan Betson

Former taoiseach Brian Cowen is making progress in treatment for an illness which has seen him hospitalised since earlier this month, his brother Barr(...)

 Linda McCormack and Karen Ivory pictured leaving the Four Courts. Photograph: Collins Courts

A hospital has apologised at the High Court to the family of a 75-year-old man who died a month after falling out of his hospital bed. St Luke’s Gene(...)

Dr John McKeon established the company in 2000 when working in a Dublin asthma and allergy clinic.

An Irish company is helping 60 million people in the US affected by asthma and allergies to live healthier, happier lives. The Dublin-based firm is li(...)

Paul Higgins and son Zac. Photograph: Facebook

The mother of a boy (2) seriously injured in a hit-and-run in Cork earlier this week has spoken of how she feared her son had been killed when she saw(...)

Gardaí are currently searching for a prisoner who escaped while being escorted to a Dublin hospital on Wednesday morning. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

Gardaí were on Wednesday night searching for a prisoner who escaped while being escorted to a Dublin hospital. Michael Power, who is in his 20s, was (...)

Minister for Health Simon Harris  described as ‘extraordinarily concerning and disturbing’ the thought that ‘anyone’s patient details could be leaked’ Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Minister for Health Simon Harris has ordered the Health Service Executive to investigate an alleged breach of patient information in relation to a wom(...)

A 33-year-old man required medical treatment at a Dublin hospital after repeatedly injecting himself with his own semen in an unusual attempt to treat his longstanding lower-back pain. Image:iStock.

A 33-year-old man required medical treatment at a Dublin hospital after repeatedly injecting himself with his own semen in an unusual attempt to treat(...)

Some of the family of the late Bridget Tallis outside the Four Courts on Thursday. Ms Tallis  died of a heart attack at St Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny in 2015. Photograph: Collins Courts

St Luke’s General Hospital, Kilkenny has apologised at the High Court to the family of a 68-year-old woman who died of a heart attack two days after s(...)

James enters the dining hall at Barretstown: “It was like getting our boy back. He was so happy and energised with all the activities he had done.”

This month was International Children’s Cancer Awareness Month, but few of us would be aware just how brutal an experience childhood cancer can be. Ap(...)

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