An investigation was opened into the transfer of the DNA samples in 2016 from Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin to the company Genomics Medicine Ireland. Image: Getty Images

Ireland’s largest paediatric hospital has confirmed it is undertaking a review of processes in its clinical genetics department after the DNA samples (...)

Newborn babies do not respond optimally to most vaccines due to their immature immune system. Photograph: Nicole S Young/E+/Getty

Irish scientists have discovered a distinct immune response system in newborn babies, which could lead to a reduction in the age at which vaccines can(...)

Lisa-Nicole Dunne, chief executive of CMRF Crumlin, and Dermot Crowley, deputy chief executive of Dalata, with Sophie O’Toole (5) from Swords, Co Dublin.

Dalata Hotel Group has partnered with the Children’s Medical & Research Foundation Crumlin (CMRF Crumlin), tasking each of its hotels to fundraise(...)

Tiny patients have particular needs, and that is why some investigator-led clinical studies in Ireland are looking to develop better ways to cater for them, including how best to prevent infections being introduced from the equipment itself.  Photograph: Thinkstock

There are few sights as heartrending as that of a newborn baby surrounded by equipment in a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). These tiny patients h(...)

Pain relief: paramedics will use intranasal methods.

The administration of groundbreaking new pain-relief medication to children by advanced paramedics is expected to significantl(...)