Damien Tansey

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Medical negligence lawyers dismissed BreastCheck’s concerns that a sharp increase in legal correspondence could result in spiralling legal costs and the cancer screening programme closing.  Photograph: Getty Images

The BreastCheck unit in Cork has received three solicitors’ letters in recent weeks, the HSE has said. A spokeswoman for the HSE said on Friday that(...)

Carla Surlis (centre), daughter of Bernadette Surlis, speaking to the media after a High Court action on behalf of her mother was settled on Wednesday. Also pictured are solicitor Damien Tansey (left), Enda Surlis and Damien Surlis. Photograph: Collins Courts

A woman left almost completely blind and paralysed down the right side of her body due to a delay in diagnosing and treating an aneurysm has secured €(...)

John and Kathleen Conroy and their daughter attended the inquest at the Coroner’s Court into the death of their other daughter Aibha. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Doctors on Tuesday defended their treatment of six-year-old Aibha Conroy, who died four days after being admitted to University Hospital Galway suffer(...)

John and Kathleen Conroy with their daughter Sorcha  leaving the Coroners Court in Dublin in January 2015. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

The inquest into the death of Aibha Conroy has heard that the possibility the six-year-old’s underlying medical condition had not been effectively add(...)

Aibha Conroy: died in 2011. Photograph: Conroy family

A young girl who died from brain swelling having gone into hospital with low blood sugar may have had an “extremely rare” hormone deficiency, an inque(...)

Aibha Conroy from Gowla, Cashel in Connemara, Co Galway died at Temple Street Children’s Hospital on December 14th, 2011. Photograph: Conroy family

A six-year-old girl developed severe brain damage within hours of being admitted to the emergency department at Galway University Hospital (GUH) su(...)

 Sally  and Seán Rowlette of Dromore West in Sligo. Ms Rowlette died at Sligo General Hospital  in February 2013     hours after giving birth to her fourth child. Photo supplied by family

The family of Sally Rowlette, who died after giving birth at Sligo Regional Hospital last year, have received an apology from the HSE – almost two we(...)

Sean Rowlette arriving at Sligo Court for the inquest into the death of his wife Sally Rowlette. Photograph: James Connolly

A jury has returned a verdict of death by medical misadventure in the case of Sally Rowlette who died in Sligo Regional Hospital on February 5th last (...)

India-born Dhara Kivlehan (left, with husband Michael Kivlehan), was 29 when she died at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast after being transferred by helicopter from Sligo. She had developed HELLP, a severe form of pre-eclampsia.

The husband of young woman who died in September 2010 eight days after giving birth at Sligo Regional Hospital today interrupted an inquest into her d(...)

Dhara  and Michael Kivlehan:  Mr Kivlehan is alleging 23 counts of negligence in the care of his late wife

A week has been provisionally set aside next month for an inquest into the death of Dhara Kivlehan (28), who died a week after giving birth at Sligo G(...)

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