Coombe hospital: the bishops have no say in any maternity hospital in the State. None are run by the church. Photograph: Barry Cronin

Agitation over the Catholic bishops Code of Ethical Standards for Healthcare in recent weeks was greatly exaggerated. Relevant healthcare facilities (...)

Mary Costello, mother of Tadgh Costello: She said a consultant involved in the case had, after the birth, shown remorse and cried during a private meeting with herself and her husband but the HSE fought the case for the following nine years. Photograph: Collins Courts

A boy who suffered “devastating” brain injuries during his birth at Kerry General Hospital has received a €15 million lump sum payment in the final se(...)

Sinéad Scanlon spoke movingly of getting to hold Milo. “We took turns holding him . . . our beautiful baby was gone.” File photograph: Getty Images

A woman who was pregnant again following five miscarriages has told of her heartbreak after her baby boy died following a series of system errors when(...)

‘Once we knew we were having a boy, we were overjoyed, my life was finally complete,’ Sinéad Scanlon told Cork City Coroner’s Court. Her son Milo died three days after being born in March 2015. Photograph: iStock.

Sinéad Scanlon had a daughter when she was 17, but her hopes of a second child were dashed five times in the years afterwards by miscarriage after mis(...)

The jury, which delivered a narrative verdict, recommended that all information be clearly communicated between medical staff at all times.

A three-day-old boy died from brain damage caused by oxygen deprivation following delays in his delivery at Kerry General Hospital, an inquest has he(...)

The post office in Waterville. Image: Google streetview

Two men are due to appear at a special court sitting on Saturday evening in connection with an armed raid on a post -office in south Kerry. Two arme(...)

Gardaí investigating an armed raid on a post office in south Kerry on Wednesday have arrested a woman for questioning. The arrest comes as gardaí co(...)

Four units of the fire service from Limerick and from Kerry battled the blaze which broke out Monday night at about 11 pm. Photograph: Fire Ireland

A man in his 70s has died in a house-fire in the village of Moyvane in north Kerry. Four units of the fire service from Limerick and from Kerry batt(...)

he HSE has unreservedly apologised at the High Court to the family of a 65-year-old man who collapsed and died two days after being discharged from Kerry General Hospital with an undiagnosed heart problem. File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

The HSE has unreservedly apologised at the High Court to the family of a 65-year-old man who collapsed and died two days after being discharged from K(...)

A garda stands outside Park Place, Killarney, Co Kerry. Photograph:  Domnick Walsh

Gardaí are investigating the suspicious death of an 11-month-old boy following an incident at an apartment complex in Killarney, Co Kerry on Sunday ni(...)