The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation said there were 573 admitted patients waiting on trolleys for beds on Monday morning at hospitals across the State. File photograph: Alan Betson

The number of people on trolleys in hospitals has been extraordinarily high and extraordinarily disappointing, the Minister for Health Simon Harris ha(...)

Gardaí said the crash happened around 12.50pm on Saturday at Ardleckna, Elphin, Co Roscommon. File photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Five people have been injured in a two-car collision in Co Roscommon. In a statement, gardaí said the crash happened around 12.50pm on Saturday at Ar(...)

The 39-bed Elm Mount Unit at St Vincent’s University Hospital said the issue was now high risk. Photograph: Google Street View

A Dublin mental health centre has failed to comply with the code of practice on physical restraint for four consecutive years, an inspection report ha(...)

Hospital overcrowding on Tuesday reached the highest levels this year and the second-highest level recorded, says the INMO

The HSE is planning to provide additional home care packages, more transitional care beds and extra funding for the Fair Deal nursing home scheme in t(...)

Kate and Leanne Moss, daughters of the Mary Moss, outside the Four Courts. Photograph: Collins

The HSE has apologised at the High Court to a 69-year old woman who suffered a major stroke after she was discharged from a hospital without her blood(...)

‘Summer 2019 is as bad as winter was five years ago,’ says INMO general secretary Phil Ní Sheaghdha. File photograph: Alan Betson

Almost 7,400 people were left in hospital without beds last month, an increase of 7 per cent on the same numbers left waiting in June 2018, the Irish (...)

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation says  there were 439 patients waiting in emergency departments while 167 were in wards elsewhere in hospitals

There were 606 people on trolleys in emergency departments or on wards waiting for a bed on Monday morning, according to figures from the Irish Nurses(...)

The Rotunda Hospital has indicated it will be in a position to provide abortion services, provided it is given the necessary resources by the Government. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Patients not covered by medical cards who receive abortion services will have to pay for the cost of pain relief drugs and antibiotics under draft pro(...)

Minister for  the Environment Richard Bruton said that  the innovative approaches taken by the finalists “demonstrate the expertise Ireland has in this area and will inspire others to follow suit”. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Aran Island residents who have pioneered energy-saving initiatives including electric vehicles and the replacement of fossil fuels with heat pumps wer(...)

The scene of the fatal car crash in Bundoran. Photograph: North West Newspix.

A man in his 20s who was arrested following a car crash in Bundoran, Co Donegal, which left two people dead and three seriously injured on Sunday, has(...)

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