Declan Keane

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‘There are significant advantages to a sperm sorting system that will give us a better functional population to work with’

Every year roughly a million fertility treatment cycles are carried out in the EU and the US, and two-thirds of them fail. Fertility problems affect o(...)

Two men have appeared in court charged in connection with a €55,000 drugs seizure in Cork. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Two men have appeared in court charged in connection with a €55,000 drugs seizure by undercover gardaí in an intelligence led operation in a Cork subu(...)

The consultants  said they were ‘hugely excited’ at the relocation of the National Maternity Hospital at Holles Street to Elm Park. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Seven leading medical consultants in Dublin have said were “entirely satisfied” their clinical independence at the new National Maternity Hospital on (...)

Two men have been charged in connection with a major drugs haul in Cork city over the weekend. File photograph: Getty Images

Two men have been charged in connection with a major drugs haul in Cork city over the weekend, when detectives seized almost €800,000 worth of cannabi(...)

The National Maternity Hospital, Holles Street. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The National Maternity Hospital has issued invitations to a Catholic Mass to mark the inauguration of its new Master, Prof Shane Higgins, on January 1(...)

Two men and a woman have been remanded on bail after they were charged in connection with a €140,000 drugs seizure by gardaí when they stopped two car(...)

The late Malak Thawley with her husband, Alan. Mr Thawley said he has not lived a “single minute of his life” since her death. File photograph: Facebook

A coroner has returned a verdict of medical misadventure in the case of a woman who died during surgery for an ectopic pregnancy. Malak Thawley (34) (...)

The late Malak Thawley with her husband Alan. An inquest into her death  heard vascular clamps were not available at Holles Street and were sent there from the Blackrock Clinic with a garda escort during emergency surgery to try  save her life. File photograph: Facebook

Surgery to save the life of a pregnant woman was underway only minutes when unexpected bleeding was discovered, an inquest into the 34-year-old woman’(...)

Chief operations officer Kay Connolly (left) with Minister for Health  Simon Harris and Master of the National Maternity Hospital  Dr Rhona Mahony with the model of the proposed new facility.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Minister for Health Simon Harris has indicated the State will seek a stake in the ownership of the new National Maternity Hospital (NMH) after its tra(...)

‘The most intriguing thing about the  row was that it all played out in the medium preferred by teenagers and 20 somethings - phone messaging’

The most intriguing thing about the huge row that erupted between the most senior figures in the National Maternity Hospital is that it was all played(...)

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