Annie Farrell: ‘She had everything to live and love for’

Up to 12 women suffered delayed diagnosis of their cancers at Letterkenny University Hospital, it has been claimed, as a review of its gynaecological (...)

 INMO general secretary Phil Ní Sheaghdha says the ‘extreme overcrowding presents a clear danger to patients and staff’. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

For the second day in a row there are 760 patients deemed to require admission to hospital waiting on trolleys in emergency departments and on wards f(...)

The previous record for the highest number of people waiting on trolleys in a single day was 82, also recorded in Limerick last month.

Some elective and routine inpatient procedures have been postponed at Crumlin, Temple Street and Tallaght Hospitals to deal with an increase in the nu(...)

The latest figures represent a decrease from near-record number of patients who were queuing for a hospital bed on Tuesday. File photograph: Alan Betson

There were nearly 650 patients deemed to require admission to hospital waiting on trolleys in emergency departments or on wards for a bed on Wednesday(...)

Hospital overcrowding on Tuesday reached the highest levels this year and the second-highest level recorded, says the INMO

The HSE is planning to provide additional home care packages, more transitional care beds and extra funding for the Fair Deal nursing home scheme in t(...)

A technical and forensic examination of the scene is ongoing and the road remains closed to traffic. Photograph: Collins

SARAH BURNS A 69-year-old woman has died after she was struck by a car in Co Donegal on Sunday night. The incident happened at Tinnycahill, Clar a(...)

Former Bishop Séamus Hegarty who has died after a long illness. File image: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Former Bishop of Derry Dr Séamus Hegarty has died aged 79 after a long illness. A diocesan bishop for 30 years, he died on Friday in the Letterkenny (...)

Hospital cleaners are among the thousands of support staff across the country who will be balloted on strike action. File photograph: Getty

The Government is facing a potential national strike by support staff in hospitals across the country including porters, security personnel, cleaners (...)

The number of people awaiting treatment on hospital trolleys in emergency departments and wards on Monday morning was 596, the Irish Nurses and Midwiv(...)

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation says  there were 439 patients waiting in emergency departments while 167 were in wards elsewhere in hospitals

There were 606 people on trolleys in emergency departments or on wards waiting for a bed on Monday morning, according to figures from the Irish Nurses(...)

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