Minister for Health Simon Harris told the group developing the new hospital it must make every effort to mitigate the increased cost. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Ministers will on Tuesday discuss the rapidly escalating costs of the new national children’s hospital project, amid suggestions that other capital pr(...)

Harry and his daughter Sadhbh watch the Galway v Kilkenny hurling match in the Mater Hospital.

I know where I should start this story but it’s so hard to start it from there. It is not during my transfer by ambulance from St Vincent’s Hospital (...)

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin: “I wouldn’t be asked to give my opinion, the decision is between them and the Holy See.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Catholic Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin has said that he has no role under canon law where disposal of property at the St Vincent’s hospital cam(...)

James Menton, chairman of St Vincent’s Healthcare Group, Minister for Health Simon Harris and Dr Rhona Mahony at the site of the new National Maternity Hospital in March 2017. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

St Vincent’s Healthcare Group has insisted the Sisters of Charity will have no role in the management of the new National Maternity Hospital when it m(...)

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The co-leader of the Social Democrats Róisín Shortall has claimed that the nuns “haven’t gone away” from the new maternity hospital. Speaking at a ra(...)

Dr Rhona Mahony said it was unfortunate that a lot of people thought nuns were going to be running the new facility. File photograph: Eric Luke

The outgoing master of the National Maternity Hospital has said there will be no religious involvement at all in the proposed new maternity hospital o(...)

James Menton, chairman of St Vincent’s University Hospital,  Minister for Health Simon Harris and Master of the National Maternity Hospital  Dr Rhona Mahony: new EU building rules could force the project to be redesigned, escalating the cost and threatening its future. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

This weekend, over five years after the project was unveiled to great political fanfare, not a brick has been laid in the development of Ireland’s lon(...)

Li Guoxing, whose face was disfigured  by a bear, received the world’s second face transplant in China in 2006. Photograph: China Photos/Getty Images

When it comes to talking, eating, seeing, smelling, expressing emotion and allowing others to infer our age and ethnicity, we all need a face. But wha(...)

Liam Murphy sued over injuries received from using a boxing machine. Photograph: iStock

A 39-year-old civil servant, who fractured his wrist when he hit a punch ball on a “boxing machine” in a Dublin pub, has been awarded €30,000 damages (...)

Only one in five hip fracture patients were discharged home directly following surgery, according to the latest Irish Hip Fracture Database report. Photograph: Alan Betson

Seven out of every 10 patients who fracture their hip are operated on within 48 hours of being admitted to an emergency department, a new report shows(...)

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