Minister for Health Simon Harris: pointed out that the Health Products Regulatory Authority was responsible for the regulation of medical devices. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

A senior paediatric surgeon expressed concerns over a system of medical rods implanted in young children with severe scoliosis to Minister for Health (...)

The Komori printer purchased for the Houses of the Oireachtas was too big for its designated room so remedial works had to take place. Photograph: RTÉ News.

The Clerk of Dáil Éireann has said there was a sound business case for the purchase of an €850,000 printer that would not fit into the room where it w(...)

A Google Maps image showing the town of Nabiac in southeastern Australia. Image: Google Maps

An Irish man from Co Kilkenny has died in a road crash in Australia. Seamus Walsh (38), originally from Ballyhale, was killed when his truck collide(...)

 Minister for Health Simon Harris   acknowledged the need for a review and for “questions to be answered on how the mortuary operates and to ensure best practice is in place”. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

A review of the operation of the mortuary at Waterford University Hospital is to take place, the Minister for Health Simon Harris has confirmed. The (...)

Several sources indicated that a number Fianna Fáil representatives approached TDs from outside their party, who also oppose abortion, about their approach on the issue.

Anti-abortion TDs from different parties are discussing working together to oppose the removal of the Eighth Amendment from the Constitution. A numb(...)

Fianna Fáil finance spokesperson Michael McGrath has said he does not support party leader Micheál Martin on the removal of the Eighth Amendment with access to abortion up to 12 weeks.   Photograph: Sam Boal/RollingNews.ie

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin strongly defended his decision not to inform his TDs and Senators of his support for repealing the Eighth Amendment (...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin  announced his support for a repeal of the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution this week.  File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons /The Irish Times

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin took his party by surprise with his statement in the Dáil last week, announcing his support for a repeal of the Eigh(...)

the Government is expected to agree to insert a new provision in the Constitution enabling the Oireachtas to legislate for abortion, if the amendment is repealed. Photograph: Alan Betson

Eight of the 58 members of the Fianna Fáil parliamentary party attended a meeting last night organised to oppose the repeal of the Eighth Amendment to(...)

Fianna Fáil’s Bobby Aylward with leader Micheál Martin. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Fianna Fáil TDs and Senators opposed to repealing the Eighth Amendment have been invited to a “coming together of like-minded people” on Tuesday. Car(...)

Fianna Fáil TD   Michael McGrath. File photograph: Alan Betson

Fianna Fáil spokesman on finance Michael McGrath has confirmed he will not support repealing the Eighth Amendment and allowing for abortions up to 12 (...)

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