A 64-year-old patient has been waiting over four days for a bed in Tallaght hospital. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

The emergency department at Tallaght hospital has been described as “dangerous and unsafe” by a consultant at the hospital with patients on trolleys b(...)

Pompeo plays the Meredith Grey of the title, Grey’s Anatomy, a title which suggests that all the characters live inside her head like the Numskulls from the Beano. Photograph: Buena Vista Television

Grey’s Anatomy (RTE1, Monday) has almost been around as long as its literary namesake Gray’s Anatomy (14 years and 160 years are basically the same th(...)

Mark Levins: a key player in the Irish music scene

Mark Levins, who died on Christmas Day, was a key player in the Irish music scene, not only as a well-respected guitarist, but also as a technical wiz(...)

More than 46,000 scans related to some 27,000 patients of University Hospital Kerry are being re-examined.

Missed or misleading diagnoses involving cancer and other serious diseases at University Hospital Kerry have had harrowing consequences for those dire(...)

The suspended doctor has been on the Medical Council’s specialist register for a number of years, with five years’ specialist training in radiology from the faculty of radiology in the Royal College of Surgeons or elsewhere abroad

The radiologist at the centre of the Kerry hospital controversy, a graduate of an Irish university, signed off on some 46,000 reports over 16 months w(...)

It is ‘not just the HSE’ that needs to act to combat the spread of the bug. Photograph: iStock

The head of the HSE’s task force combatting superbugs has the health service is facing a race against time to deal with the the potentially fatal and (...)

Tallaght Hospital. Consultant Dr James Gray said there was “a nursing crisis” in the emergency department

A consultant at Dublin’s Tallaght Hospital has written to management stating that “it remains dangerous and unsafe” in the hospital’s emergency depart(...)

A drink-driver (21) involved in a crash that seriously injured a passenger has been jailed

A drink-driver (21) involved in a crash that seriously injured one of his passengers had to receive a custodial sentence for dangerous driving as he h(...)

 Ruby Walsh:  He will miss at least four months of action, and his whole winter will be built around getting back in time for Cheltenham. Photograph:   Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

If you ever want to acquaint yourself with the worst people, have a scroll through Twitter whenever a horse ridden by Ruby Walsh has a fall. Even as(...)

Luke  O’Reilly, from Kiltipper, was discovered on the Old Blessington Road with serious head injuries

An apprentice carpenter has been granted bail after being charged over a fatal one-punch assault in Tallaght, Dublin. Jack Hall Ellis allegedly attac(...)

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