James Walker

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Three Rock’s David Kane fails to stop Conor Empey of UCD scoring a goal in the student side’s 3-1 win at the weekend. Photograph:  Bryan Keane/Inpho

UCD made a major statement that they are ready to do some damage in the men’s EY Hockey League this season as they ran up a fully merited 3-1 win ove(...)

Professor James Walker: “As soon as things go well you can cope, but when things go wrong there were not enough people around to assist.”

Portiuncula Hospital is not “any worse” than other hospitals of the same size the author of the Clinical Review of Maternity Services at the hospital (...)

Portiuncula Hospital Ballinasloe.Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A report into maternity services at Portiuncula University Hospital has identified multiple serious failures, including staffing issues, a lack of tra(...)

Banbridge and Three Rock Rovers are neck and neck after 17 matches. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Banbridge and Three Rock Rovers will go down to the wire in the men’s EY Hockey League after the two sides ended the weekend level on 42 points after (...)

Paul McBride, a semi-finalist in the 2016 British Amateur, is in the initial Walker Cup squad. Photograph: Pat Cashman

Five Irish players – including Paul McBride, who is on scholarship to famed Wake Forest University – have been included in the initial 19-man Britain(...)

Further delay announced to a review of 18 problem births in the maternity unit of Portiuncula Hospital, Ballinasloe, Co Galway. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A couple who lost two babies in Portiuncula Hospital in Ballinasloe, Co Galway, has criticised a further delay in a review of 18 problem births in its(...)

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar: Promised the independent patient advocacy service recommended in the report by the State’s health watchdog would be fully independent of the Health Service Executive. Photograph: Collins

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has responded to a damning report on baby deaths at Portlaoise hospital by promising to publish a national strategy f(...)

Hiqa chief executive Phelim Quinn speaking at the publication of the Patient Safety Investigation Report into services at Portlaoise. Behind him are Prof James Walker and Mary Dunnion. Photograph: Dave Meehan.

The problems with Portlaoise hospital are not confined to its maternity unit, and the problems with maternity services are not confined to the midlan(...)

Saolta University Health Care Group, which runs the Portiuncula Hospital in Co Galway, says the review team is independent, and will be supported by investigatory staff drawn from other HSE hospital groups. Joe O’Shaughnessy

The membership of an investigation team into maternity services at Portiuncula Hospital, Ballinasloe, has been announced.The group, chaired by James W(...)

Former minister for health James Reilly commissioned the report over a year ago. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A highly critical report into a midlands hospital where five babies died in controversial circumstances has provoked a furious row between the Heal(...)

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