During the procedure at the Mater Private, when the operation set of instruments had been opened, it had been discovered that an irrigation extender was missing. File image: Brenda Fitzsimons / The Irish Times

A judge has accepted that Dublin’s Mater Private Hospital displayed medical negligence after a man put under anaesthetic for an operation never had hi(...)

 Phibsboro Shopping Centre: it is expected to benefit greatly from the opening of the large new DIT Grangegorman campus. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The new owner of Phibsboro Shopping Centre in north Dublin is expected to apply for planning permission to redevelop the rundown complex sooner rather(...)

Phibsboro Shopping Centre: northside retail space is ripe for redevelopment. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

A new opportunity to redevelop Phibsboro Shopping Centre in the north Dublin suburb will arise shortly when the rundown complex is offered for sale a(...)

The Mater Private four-bed emergency department. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/Irish Times

John Hurley has been appointed chief executive of the Mater Private Healthcare Group in place of Fergus Clancy who is to become executive chairman. As(...)

Folajimmy Awode arriving at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court where he has been found guilty of sexual assault at the Mater Private hospital Photograph: Court Collins.

A man has been convicted of sexually assaulting a patient while working as a care assistant at the Mater Private Hospital in Dublin. Folajimmy Awode ((...)

Undated photographs of Gerry Feeney, supplied by his family

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has described as “very distressing” the case of Gerry Feeney, whose family says he was left “in a soiled state in pub(...)

St Raphael’s on Dorset Street

Six of the 21 newly refurbished medical suites in St Raphael’s Private Medical Clinic at 81-84 Dorset Street, Dublin 1, are to be offered for sale thr(...)

 Winning team: Oliver Brady, of Shabra Stables,  with the hurdler  Ebadiyan. Photograph: Donall Farmer/INPHO

Well-known personalities from Irish and British horse racing were among a large attendance at the funeral Mass and burial of businessman and racehors(...)

Nadine Keegan, who has narcolepsy, tries to study but is often overcome by sleep. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

In the coffee dock reception area by the first floor function rooms at the Red Cow Inn, Conor Talbot is out for the count. Stretched along the (...)

Not breathing easy: sleep apnoea is often associated with overweight men but anyone can have it. Photograph: Getty Images

Sleep apnoea is one of those conditions most people haven’t heard of unless they know someone who has been diagnosed with it and treated for it(...)

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