Michael Shine has been investigated and put on trial for cases stretching back to the mid-1960s. Photograph: Collins Courts

The jailing on Monday of Michael Shine for four years marks the culmination of a series of legal battles involving the disgraced former surgeon going (...)

The dead woman has been named locally as Elizabeth Piotrowska (57), a mother of two. She was originally from Poland but had lived in the Clonmore estate in Ardee.

A man suspected of killing and dismembering Elizabeth Piotrowska (57) at her home in Ardee, Co Louth, earlier this week was still being questioned by (...)

Eileen Battersby with one of her dogs ‘Kingsley’ in 2011. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Former Irish Times literary correspondent Eileen Battersby has died following a car crash in Co Meath on Saturday. Ms Battersby (60) was critically i(...)

A 24-year-old man has died after a road crash involving two cars in Co Meath on Friday night. File photograph: Alan Betson/ The Irish Times

A 24-year-old man has died after a road crash involving two cars in Co Meath on Friday night. Gardaí are appealing for witnesses following the fatal(...)

Detective Inspector Martin Beggy told Dublin coroners court there were a number of allegations made but no evidence to support these. A file was submitted to the Director of Public Prosecution and no charges were brought.

Gardaí investigated the death of a premature baby after a pack of abortion pills was handed to paramedics at a flat in Dundalk, Co Louth, an inquest h(...)

Rita Bogdanova

The funeral of a woman who died of complications after giving birth to a baby girl is to take place in Co Monaghan on Wednesday. Rita Bogdanova, the (...)

File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Three pedestrians were injured in a hit-and-run in Ardee, Co Louth, on Sunday afternoon. The driver of a silver Vauxhall Vectra mounted the footpath(...)

 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 (...)

 Allison Ryan, of Bantry Road, Drumcondra, Dublin, pictured leaving the Four Courts   after she settled her High Court action over the death of her husband.  Photograph: Collins Courts

The widow of a 42-year old father of three who died of a heart attack three weeks after presenting to his GP with pain in his chest and arms has secur(...)

Prof Shane Higgins has a broad range of clinical and management experience gained within Ireland, Scotland and Australia.

Consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist Prof Shane Higgins has been appointed master of the National Maternity Hospital (NMH) in Dublin. He succee(...)

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