McSorley previously came to prominence in 2015 after  interview to UTV walking to school in the snow which subsequently went viral. Photograph: YouTube

A swimmer who was rescued off the coast of Co Kerry on Sunday night has been identified as Ruairí McSorley, who previously went viral online for a TV (...)

University Hospital Kerry has said a programme of weekend endoscopes will clear a backlog of 100 priority cases by June.  File photograph: iStock

University Hospital Kerry has said a programme of weekend endoscopes will clear a backlog of 100 priority cases by June. It follows criticism this w(...)

University Hospital Kerry  has  confirmed that 10 construction workers received Covid-19 vaccines.

Ten construction workers at University Hospital Kerry in Tralee have received the Covid-19 vaccine, the hospital has confirmed. The monthly meeting o(...)

Deputy Thomas Gould said he learned only one ICU bed was added  in the Mercy University Hospital, Cork.

Sinn Féin has strongly criticised the Government, saying it has added only two intensive care beds to hospitals in Cork throughout the summer despite (...)

The Shannon Rescue 115 helicopter responded to the incident on Thursday. File photograph: Irish Coast Guard/PA Wire

An Irish coast guard helicopter pilot has described the five-year-old rescued from the Shannon estuary yesterday as “a very lucky little girl”. Cpt S(...)

John Broderick (35) was assessed by a psychiatrist at University Hospital Kerry on August 27th, 2018.

The widow of a man who died by suicide has criticised the HSE for not sending a representative to his inquest after a previous hearing revealed that h(...)

The publication of the largest review of X-rays in our hospital system has underlined – not for the first time – an ongoing risk to patient safety. (...)

File image of a CT scan on a screen.

Staffing numbers at the radiology department of University Hospital Kerry (UHK) in Tralee should be increased, but work practice changes are also requ(...)

More than 46,000 scans related to some 27,000 patients of University Hospital Kerry are being re-examined. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A higher number of out-of-hours radiological tests were carried out at University Hospital Kerry last year than in other similar hospitals across the (...)

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(...)

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