Those arriving on Saturday nights with alcohol-related presentations were most likely to be male, to arrive by ambulance and to leave against medical advice, the research found.  Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Nearly a third of all attendances at Irish hospital emergency departments on Saturday nights are alcohol-related, according to new research. During t(...)

GAA Congress has passed a motion to introduce the ‘Super 8’ into the Senior Football Championship. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The motion to change the format of the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship to incorporate a Super-8 phase at the quarter-final stage was passed a(...)

The crew of the LÉ Samuel Beckett, as featured in The Crossing

Faced with an eerie image that becomes dreadfully familiar during RTÉ’s uncommonly powerful documentary on Ireland’s humanitarian response to the migr(...)

Country musician Garth Brooks’s spokeswoman has said he has  no plans to play a concert at Cork’s Páirc Uí Chaoimh next year. Photograph: The Irish Times

American country musician Garth Brooks has no plans to play a concert at Cork’s Páirc Uí Chaoimh next year, a spokeswoman for the singer said on Thurs(...)

The Irish Hospital Consultants’ Association has said highly trained doctors are being “driven out”. File photograph: Getty Images

Nine out of 10 medical students plan to leave or are “contemplating” leaving Ireland when they qualify, a new study involving the State’s six train(...)

President Michael D Higgins and Dr Jim Browne, President of NUI Galway, at The Human Right to Health meeting at NUIG on Friday. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

President Michael D Higgins has called for a “deepening of the discourse” between economics and human rights, particularly the human right to health.I(...)

Last year’s Allianz Football League semi-final, when Cork suffered a 17-point turnaround against Dublin. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Cork football could be forgiven a sigh. A new year starts with the steep road ahead and, as is so often the case, neighbours and age-old rival Kerry s(...)

Dr Diarmuid O’Donovan, director of public health for the HSE West: “sensationalist” media reporting of the current Ebola outbreak is fuelling irrational fears about the virus.  Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

“Sensationalist” media reporting of the current Ebola outbreak is fuelling irrational fears about the virus, according to public health specialist Dr(...)

An Ebola sign outside a home in West Point slum area of Monrovia, Liberia. Ireland has provided direct funding of almost €4 million for Ebola treatment facilities in Sierra Leone and Liberia. Photograph: EPA/Ahmed Jallanzo

Red tape has been blamed for hampering the efforts of Irish doctors to join the fight against Ebola as new figures show just a handful of the HSE’s 1(...)

Cork and Dublin captains, Roisin Phelan and Sinead Goldrick at Croke Park yesterday to promote the Women’s All-Ireland Senior Football final. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho.

Though the women’s All-Ireland football final was set in stone for the last Sunday in September, both Cork and Dublin county boards have scheduled se(...)

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