A 13-year-old boy has died after he was hit by a truck on a street in Cork city centre on Tuesday afternoon. Gardaí have appealed for witnesses after(...)

Dr Favier said that the growing numbers of people requiring ICU due to Covid-19 will impact on other people with serious conditions. Photograph: Getty Images

A leading GP has warned that Ireland is going to face a crisis in providing intensive care beds over the coming weeks if moves are not taken to urgent(...)

Deputy Thomas Gould said he learned only one ICU bed was added  in the Mercy University Hospital, Cork.

Sinn Féin has strongly criticised the Government, saying it has added only two intensive care beds to hospitals in Cork throughout the summer despite (...)

Those seeking counselling following a termination of pregnancy spanned all ages, the Cork Sexual Health Centre says

Women seeking support after terminating a pregnancy increased significantly in Cork last year with the number of counselling sessions provided by a se(...)

The special machine for detecting tumours will cost €450,000. Photograph: Getty Images

“Human life is far more important than just getting to the top of a mountain,” the conqueror of Everest, Edmund Hillary once declared but a team of Co(...)

Members of the Defence Forces have come to the aid of a Cork hospital in the fight to curb the spread of Covid-19 by erecting tents to facilitate peop(...)

Last Christmas season, between December 21st and January 7th, some 1,700 people attended the MUH’s emergency department. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Mercy University Hospital in Cork will have all its 255 hospital beds available over the Christmas period with a full roster of staff on duty to ensur(...)

Dr Crystal Johnson and Dr Elaine Patterson of APC Microbiome Institute in Cork

We hear a lot about the bacteria that live in our guts, but you are interested in bugs and gallbladders – why is that? The gallbladder makes a substa(...)

Mercy University Hospital Clinical Research Facility director Joe Eustace, SRL Pharma vice-president Anita Maguire and founder Margaret Shine. Photograph: Clare Keogh

Food companies have always tested new foods or beverages on ordinary consumers before release. Now the pharmaceutical companies are doing the same thi(...)

Mercy hospital had applied for the aid on the basis that it was a charity and a not-for-profit entity.

The Department of Health has said it does not stand over the actions of a hospital that used an EU food scheme for deprived people to supplement the (...)

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