Michael Shine (86), of Ballsbridge, Dublin, leaving court after he was found guilty of 13  offences  committed during medical examinations. Photograph: Collins Courts

A retired surgeon has been found guilty of groping seven boys in his care over a period of three decades. Michael Shine (86) of Ballsbridge, Dublin h(...)

Anti-abortion protesters outside the gates of Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda on Monday. Photograph: Ciara Wilkinson

A group of “concerned citizens” stood in protest outside Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda, Co Louth on Monday morning after it was claimed on so(...)

The incident happened at 1.16am on Sunday when a silver car mounted the footpath and struck two women in their early twenties and a 52-year-old man. File photograph: Getty Images

Gardaí investigating a hit-and-run which hospitalised three people on Sunday morning expect to make an arrest in the near future The hit-and-run occu(...)

A man (19) has died following a two-car crash in Co Meath. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A man (19) has died following a two-car crash in Co Meath. The incident occurred at 1.20pm on Saturday on the R162 Navan to Kingscourt Road. The man(...)

A man is in a ‘stable but serious’ condition following a stabbing in Navan on Monday.

Gardaí are investigating a stabbing in Navan, Co Meath, in which a man was seriously injured. The stabbing took place in the Beechmount Gardens area(...)

Emma McGuinness: ‘The most rewarding aspect of the job is seeing someone improve. It can be very emotional.’  Photograph:  Ciara Wilkinson

I split my time working in the rehabilitation unit at Louth County Hospital and in Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, in the acute stroke ward. At Our Lad(...)

A 63-year-old woman is seriously ill in Beaumont Hospital after she was hit by a  car in Termonfeckin.

Gardaí in Co Louth have appealed for witnesses after a woman was hit by a car and seriously injured on Friday night. A Garda spokesman said the 63-yea(...)

Dublin Coroner’s Court has heard how Michael Reynolds (73) was fatally injured when he tripped over a 10-inch kerb on unprotected roadworks and fractured his spine. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A pensioner was fatally injured when he tripped over a 10-inch kerb on unprotected roadworks and fractured his spine, an inquest has heard.Michael Rey(...)

A clinical director at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda, has defended the rate of breech births at the facility following the release of an audit instigated after the death of a baby in 2013. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

A clinical director at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda has defended the rate of breech births at the facility following the release of an aud(...)

A HSE audit has found 13 ‘significant incidents’ where a breech birth was diagnosed in advanced labour in Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda between May 2012 and June 2014.  File photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Thirteen “significant incidents” where a breech birth was diagnosed in advanced labour occurred in Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda over a two(...)

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