Samuel  Forde (12), of Glenview Park, Grange, Co Sligo pictured leaving the Four Courts after   settlling his High Court action for €10.5million. Photograph: Collins Courts

A 12-year-old boy who sued over the circumstances of his birth at Sligo General Hospital has settled his High Court action for €10.5million. The set(...)

Karen McEvoy, who died a week after giving birth in the Coombe hospital,  and  Barry Kelly. Neither Mr Kelly nor his solicitor, Niamh O’Brien, has been provided with an interim postmortem result, a death certificate or any of Ms McEvoy’s medical notes.

Partners and families left grieving after the death of a woman during or soon after childbirth must be given information about what happened as soon a(...)

The boy, through his mother, settled the action on terms including an interim payment of €740,000. Photograph: Stephen Hird/Reuters

A child with cerebral palsy who sued the HSE over alleged negligence in the circumstances of his birth at Sligo General Hospital has settled his actio(...)

Fianna Fáil health spokesman Billy Kelleher has called for a Government initiative to increase bed capacity in hospitals

Fianna Fáil health spokesman Billy Kelleher has called for a Government initiative to increase bed capacity in hospitals. “Overall, in the past numb(...)

Enda Kenny told the Dáil the Government will not be doing back to the ‘drawing board’ with the health budget. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has ruled out revising the Government’s health budget. He was replying in the Dáil on Wednesday to Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams(...)

Fianna Fáil’s Eamon Scanlon.

Fianna Fáil has won two seats in the Sligo-Leitrim constituency where in the last election they took none. Senator Marc MacSharry topped the poll an(...)

Affidea, which announced its rebrand on Thursday, entered the Irish market in March 2007 with the acquisition of MRI Ireland

Diagnostic healthcare provider Affidea, which was previously known as Euromedic, is to create 100 jobs over the next 18 months as part of a new €15 mi(...)

Former Fine Gael TD John Perry with Taoiseach Enda Kenny: Mr Perry  lost out at the selection convention for Sligo-North Leitrim in a close contest over weekend. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

A former Fine Gael TD seeking to return to the Dáil in the constituency where party deputy John Perry lost a selection convention said he can unde(...)

 Fine Gael  leader Enda Kenny  with former minister of state John Perry. File Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said the Fine Gael hierarchy will “reflect” before deciding whether it should add former junior minister John Perry to a g(...)

Thomas O’Connor: settled his High Court action. PhotographCourts Collins

A profoundly disabled young man who allegedly suffered brain damage during his birth and post-natal treatment at Sligo General Hospital has settled hi(...)

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