Annamma Samuel, CNM2 home therapies, and consultant nephrologist Prof George Mellotte in the  reception area of the new Vartry renal unit at TUH

The number of people needing kidney dialysis has “increased dramatically” this year due to a reduction in transplants and increased numbers in intensi(...)

David Steele, who was killed following a collision with a car near Dublin airport on Saturday. Photograph via Facebook

Four men, all aged in their 40s, have died in four separate road incidents across the State in less than two days. The latest deaths bring to 109 th(...)

The outbound N7 dual carriageway at Kingswood, Co Dublin on Monday after a fatal collision between two cars at about 12.20am . Photograph: Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin

A fatal crash on the N7 in Dublin early on Monday was caused by a car being driven the wrong way down the dual carriageway shortly after it came to th(...)

Psilocybin, the active agreement in magic mushrooms,  is an illegal drug and its use in the Irish study is heavily regulated by the Health Products Regulatory Authority.

A group of people in the Dublin area are undergoing trials involving the ingestion of psilocybin, the active ingredient in magic mushrooms, to assess (...)

Tony ‘Shocks’ Sherlock earned his nickname from an incident at a clothing factory on Cork Street in which he worked.

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. Read more at

Linda Djougang: “I tell people, ‘try and live in my shoes just for one day and see what it feels like being black, being different.” Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Linda Djougang listened and learned how to pronounce Saoirse, Aoife, Caoimhe, Siobhán. She has a simple request. Say her name like she can say yours. (...)

In total, there are 2,700 people on the urgent colonoscopy waiting list.

More than 1,300 people are enduring excessive waits for urgent bowel cancer testing, largely due to delays caused by Covid-19. The Irish Cancer Socie(...)

Crumlin hospital reported a rise in the number of children being treated for trampoline injuries. Photograph: David H Wells/Aurora/Getty Images

Usually springtime would see a rise in injuries from contact sports such as GAA or rugby training but in recent weeks the children’s hospital in Cruml(...)

 Ronan O’Keefe and Lucy Mathews were to be married in Enniskerry, Co Wicklow, on Saturday.

Front-line healthcare worker Dr Lucy Mathews and her partner, solicitor Ronan O’Keefe, were to be married on Saturday in Enniskerry, Co Wicklow, but i(...)

Sheno Mouradi with her husband and children: they were among the families who   exited homelessness in March. Photograph:   Nick Bradshaw

Almost 100 families in Dublin exited homelessness in March – a significant increase on the 84 families in March 2019, according to Dublin City Council(...)

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