St Vincent’s University Hospital in Dublin has defended giving the Covid-19 vaccine to non-frontline staff who are not officially due to receive it until later in the Government’s immunisation plan. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times.

St Vincent’s University Hospital in Dublin has defended giving the Covid-19 vaccine to non-frontline staff who were not officially due to receive it u(...)

Up to 42,000 Covid-19 vaccines are available for administration this week, due to changes made to the way existing supplies are being used. File photograph: Szilard Koszticsak/EPA

Up to 42,000 Covid-19 vaccines are available for administration this week, due to changes made to the way existing supplies are being used. This mean(...)

Ciara McQuillan with her sister. ‘It had taken my mother’s daughter many years of searching and overcoming obstacles, but she had persevered.’

As a child, I was something of an amateur sleuth. I never liked the word nosy, it held negative connotations for just being curious or inquisitive. It(...)

Aimee Brennan had the operation at Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin, Dublin when she was six years old. She now has paraplegia and has to use a wheelchair.

A 12-year-old girl paralysed from the chest down allegedly after an operation for curvature of her spine has settled her High Court action for €9.4mil(...)

A homecoming: Orla Tinsley. Photograph: Laura Hutton

After six years living in New York City, where she had a double lung transplant, Orla Tinsley moved back to Ireland in August. she reflects on the (...)

The late Nicola Kenny (26)

The family of a mother who died in a road collision a day after giving birth has settled a High Court action over her death for €800,000. Nicola Kenn(...)

Ultan Meehan died in June two weeks after he was transferred from Kilbrew Nursing Home in Co Meath to a Dublin hospital. Photograph: iStock

Advocates for a widow whose husband died after a nursing home was unable to manage his care have called for clarification on the status of a regulator(...)

 EU commissioner Phil Hogan’s future is being considered by European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen. Photograph: Collins

The Government has strongly suggested that Phil Hogan broke the State’s public health guidelines in recent weeks, but says that his future is a matter(...)

Phil Hogan: accounts his movements in Ireland after golf dinner controversy. Photograph: Kenzo Tribouillard/AFP via Getty

EU Commissioner Phil Hogan has sent a memorandum to President Ursula von der Leyen about his movements during a recent trip to Ireland following the c(...)

An Air Corp AW139 helicopter. The fleet will not be grounded as it not is believed the incident was  due to a ‘significant mechanical defect’. File photograph: Aidan Crawley

The Irish Air Corps has said it will not ground its fleet of six Agusta Westland AW139 helicopters after the door of one fell off mid-flight on Thursd(...)

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