Eoghan Dunne:  will require 24-hour care for the rest of his life. Photograph: RTÉ Investigates

A severely disabled child who sued over failures in his care at Portiuncula Hospital in Co Galway has secured a further interim payment of more than €(...)

Most women said they were treated with dignity and respect, and had confidence and trust in staff. Photograph: iStock

The period after birth was highlighted as an area requiring improvement in maternity care, according to according to the first national survey on the (...)

CPE is spread person-to-person or through contact with contaminated surfaces.

August was the worst month yet for detections of an antibiotic-resistant superbug said to pose an “existential threat” to the health service. Monitor(...)

A hairdresser at work this week in New Delhi, India. Hair and beauty salons were due to reopen in Ireland on July 20th but that date is now being brought forward. Photograph: Prakash Singh/AFP via Getty Images

Another five people with Covid-19 have died in the State, bringing the total number of fatalities linked to the disease to 1,695, according to figures(...)

Portiuncula Hospital, Ballinasloe, Co Galway. File photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

A family, including six children, was brought by gardaí to sleep at a Co Galway hospital last week as they were unable to access emergency accommodati(...)

Maria Steen (left) and Dr John Monaghan  (right) argued for a No vote in the upcoming referendum on repealing or retaining the Eighth Amendment during a debate broadcast on RTÉ on Monday night.

Dr John Monaghan and Maria Steen argued for a No vote in the upcoming referendum on repealing or retaining the Eighth Amendment during a debate broadc(...)

Eimear Grennan: ‘Why did something like this happen twice?’ Photograph: Eimear Grennan

A woman who suffered complications during the birth of her two sons at Portiuncula University Hospital says the HSE must ensure the recommendations of(...)

Lorraine Reilly: “If we were told the truth, then there is no way we would have gone back to Portinuncula.”

Families, including a couple who lost two children at birth, have criticised Portiuncula Hospital, Ballinasloe, for attempting to cover up the poor ca(...)

 Minister for Communications Denis Naughten has been discharged from hospital. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Minister for Communications Denis Naughten has been discharged from hospital after being hit by a car earlier this week. However, Mr Naughten is expe(...)

Some four years after the tragic death of Savita Halappanavar in University Hospital Galway, there are real concerns about the pace of reform in the (...)

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