Dublin City Council said on Thursday that any medical staff who park outside hospital grounds should display proof of their profession   to avoid the fine. File photograph: Alan Betson

Medical staff who park their car in the vicinity of a hospital or health centre must display identification on the dashboard to avoid being clamped, D(...)

A file image of delegates at the TUI annual conference which has been suspended this year due to coronavirus.  Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

All three teachers’ union conferences which were due to take place over Easter have been postponed due to coronavirus. The Association of Secondary (...)

Staff at some Irish hospitals are expected to be trained in order to provide regional coronavirus testing facilities. Photograph: Thomas Sampson/AFP via Getty Images.

The number of confirmed coronavirus (Covid-19) cases in the State has risen to 19, after the virus was identified in a male in the east of Ireland on (...)

Extra care and attention. In her workshops Hazel Larkin discusses issues of control, power and triggers, along with the challenges that can surface during labour, birth and postpartum. Photograph: iStock

While it may be an innate and mainly joyful event, many pregnant women feel anxious at the thought of going through labour and can suffer emotional an(...)

Members of the Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) including TUI president Seamus Lahart, teachers Rachel Flynn, Kyle Clarke, Conor Crowley and Ciara Stack. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Whoever wins the general election will face having to address ongoing demands for a full reversal of lower pay arrangements introduced during the aust(...)

About 19,000 members of the TUI plan to hold a one-day stoppage on February 4th over the two-tier pay issue in schools.

A teachers’ strike over the issue of a two-tier pay system is set to go ahead on Tuesday and close hundreds of second level schools across the State. (...)

There were 518 patients on trolleys in emergency departments or on wards on Friday morning, according to the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation. File photograph: Alan Betson

Forty-four people have died from the flu this winter, with those aged over 65 the worst hit by the virus. Last week 609 people were hospitalised wit(...)

Emergency department doctors argue that treating patients on corridors in overcrowded conditions is dangerous and leads to ‘needless’ deaths. File photograph: The Irish Times

How many patients are on trolleys in hospitals? Nurses say 760 people were on trolleys for two successive days this week. On Wednesday they said 621 (...)

Lesley Williams: ‘He was on a drip, so he was quite stoic about that but at the same time a little afraid.’

A 72-year-old man with liver problems was in the emergency department for almost two days before being transferred to a ward, his wife has said – but (...)

Health experts have predicted the trolley crisis will continue to get worse each year.

The vice president of Irish Hospital Consultants Association has said the number of new beds planned by the HSE this year is “like trying to put out a(...)

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