A Covid-19 outbreak has been recorded on a ward at Naas General Hospital, with efforts now under way to trace the extent of the cluster. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A ward at Naas General Hospital in Co Kildare has been closed due to a suspected Covid-19 outbreak, with a number of staff currently self-isolating as(...)

 Martin McNamara built many houses around Kildare, employing  many local tradesmen.

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. Read more at irishtimes.com/covid-19-li(...)

Karen McEvoy died of suspected sepsis at Naas General Hospital on December 25th last.

HSE protocols drawn up following the death of Savita Halappanavar should be studied by legal representatives in advance of an inquest into the death o(...)

A Medical Council disciplinary hearing has heard that two of the doctors attending a hearing are admitting charges of poor professional performance while the third is not present at the inquiry. Photograph: David Sleator

Three doctors working in the same hospital are the subject of a Medical Council disciplinary hearing after disagreements among staff over the correct (...)

Karen McEvoy (24), from Tallaght, who died in Naas General Hospital of suspected sepsis on Christmas day 2018, one week after giving birth in the Coombe hospital.

Three separate investigations are now under way into the death of Karen McEvoy (24), a mother of three suspected of dying of sepsis a week after givin(...)

Tallaght Hospital is among the facilities that will be give extra funding to provide additional diagnostic services for patients.

Hospitals are to be given about €1 million to secure additional capacity to provide diagnostic services for patients – including from the private sec(...)

The scene at Naas General Hospital after a fatal explosion inside an ambulance. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The National Ambulance Service has ordered a safety check on all oxygen containers in vehicles after an explosion in the back of an ambulance yesterda(...)

Gardaí are investigating the shooting of a male teenager in Newbridge, Co Kildare on New Year’s Day.

A teenager is recovering in hospital after being shot in the leg at a house in Co Kildare early on New Year’s Day. The man, who is in his late teens(...)

Willie Crowley (65), an independent councillor for the Kildare Newbridge municipal district has died. Photograph: Collins

A councillor, who was struck by a car in an alleged hit and run incident in Co Kildare earlier this week, has died. Willie Crowley (65), an independ(...)

Gardai in Naas have appealed for witnesses to a crash.

Three men have been injured in a road crash in Co Kildare. The single-vehicle accident happened at Kilteel Road, Naas shortly before 11pm on(...)

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