Louise O Reilly

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Dara Murphy registered his presence in Leinster House on 42 of the 104 sitting days in 2018. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Interesting figure from the Dara Murphy fob-a-job abomination – while the bulk of his appearances in Leinster House occurred when the Dáil wasn’t in s(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar  has said a report into the CervicalCheck screening service will not be published until  women involved in the review have been informed of their results. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The report of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists into the CervicalCheck screening service will not be published until all the women(...)

 Terri Martin, Waterford and Mary Dalton, Dublin, members of Mesh Survivors Ireland. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Women suffering health complications from vaginal mesh implants have called for an audit of the use of the devices in advance of a meeting with Minist(...)

The expert group recommended that all new consultant appointments should be to a Sláintecare contract which would allow them to conduct only public activity in public hospitals. Photograph: Thinkstock.

The Government should move quickly to introduce a new contract for hospital consultants permitting them to see only public patients in public hospital(...)

Fianna Fáil TDs Niall Collins and Timmy Dooley are being investigated over a series of votes last week. Photograph: PA

Fianna Fáil TDs Niall Collins and Timmy Dooley could each face a 30-day suspension from the Dáil if they are found to have breached voting rules by th(...)

The Taoiseach said while €200 million would be invested in the road in Co Mayo, the new expansion of the Luas line was well under way and the first extended carriages were arriving. Stock image: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The Government is to invest more than €200 million in a long-awaited major road in Co Mayo, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has confirmed. Mr Varadkar, along (...)

“Collectively we need to talk about what is good about our health system...not just what is wrong. Consultants have a role in this too.” Photograph: Getty Images

Lower pay rates for hospital consultants appointed in recent years need to be addressed, but work practices also need to change, the head of the HSE h(...)

Dr Donal O’Hanlon, president of the Irish Hospital Consultants Association and Dr Laura Durcan, IHCA vice president and consultant rheumatologist, Beaumont Hospital, pictured at the IHCA’s annual conference at the Radisson Blu St Helen’s Hotel, Stillorgan, Co Dublin. Photograph: Robbie Reynolds

The acute hospital system across the country is crumbling, hospital consultants have claimed at their annual conference. The Irish Hospital Consultan(...)

There are an estimated 30,000 problem gamblers in the State. Photograph: iStock

The number of people being treated in the health service for problem gambling has reached record levels, with more than 250 cases reported by treatmen(...)

The highest number of bed days lost was in St James’s Hospital at 12,333 – more than 2,000 every month. Photograph: Alan Betson

Nearly 110,000 hospital bed days have been lost because of delayed discharges in the first six months of this year, new figures show. The Health Ser(...)

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