Minister for Health Simon Harris:   accused consultants at UHL of being too busy to treat a 95-year-old patient in the emergency department because they were doing private work upstairs. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Medical consultants at University Hospital Limerick have accused Minister for Health Simon Harris and Cabinet colleagues of trying to deflect responsi(...)

The remains of  Eamon Kavanagh  are driven to the cemetery  after his funeral Mass at St Lazarian’s church, Drumphea, Co Carlow. Photograph:  Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin

As 16-year-old Eamon Kavanagh’s plain wooden coffin was wheeled down the aisle at the end of his funeral, his mother gently stroked a brass horseshoe (...)

The scene near the Nine Stones area where a car crash occurred in the early hours of Sunday morning. Photograph: Alan Betson

One of the five teenagers injured when the car in which they were travelling hit a wall at Nine Stones, Co Carlow, remains in what gardaí described a(...)

The scene near The Nine Stones area where a single car collision occurred in the early hours of Sunday morning. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The teenager killed in Sunday morning’s car crash in Carlow has been described by his school as a “very popular third-year student” who will be greatl(...)

Irish crews will compete in two World Championships over the next two weeks, while the programme for next season has been announced – and it begins ne(...)