Pupils from Mount Seskin Community College, who were involved in a musical project with their grandparents. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

It was the look of wonder on the face of his children’s great-grandmother that first gave hospital consultant Rónán Collins the idea to use music and (...)

UHG’s centre of excellence treats cancer patients right along the Atlantic seaboard from Donegal to north Clare. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Eleanor McGowan adopts an easy attitude to her cancer diagnosis, but knows a look of near panic when she sees one. “It’s when a machine breaks down, (...)

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses after a 30-year-old female cyclist suffered serious injuries in a collision on Friday. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses after a 30-year-old female cyclist suffered serious injuries in a collision on Friday. The woman was brought to Ta(...)

Assistant data protection commissioner Tony Delaney said no similar data protection investigation on this scale had ever previously been undertaken in the State.

Medical staff in a hospital were given access to patient files for their research and studies without the consent of the patients concerned, a major i(...)

“She fought a tremendous battle...She was putting up one hell of a fight for her life.” File photograph: Getty Images

A man whose wife died from cervical cancer in 2011 two years after receiving an all clear on her cervical smear test has said he expects more “devasta(...)

A postmortem examination gave the cause of death as acute cardiac insufficiency secondary to coronary artery disease as a consequence of left knee amputation

A man who survived a leg amputation following a crush injury in a forklift accident later died of heart complications linked to the incident. Thomas (...)

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(...)

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