Police and firefighters follow the ambulance carrying the remains of Chicago Police officer Samuel Jimenez as it arrives at the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office. Photograph:  Scott Olson/Getty Images

Chicago’s hospitals have grown all too accustomed to receiving victims of gunshot wounds from unrelenting violence on the streets, but on Monday, one (...)

Independent Alliance TD Sean Canney: has raised his concerns with the Minister for Transport, Shane Ross, on the exclusion of the Western Rail Corridor from the investment plan.  Photograph: Alan Betson

The Government will commit to establishing three elective-only hospitals in Galway, Cork and Dublin West as part of their national capital plan. Disc(...)

There is much interest in deciphering the exact mechanisms by which the microbiota influences health and wellbeing

You are not alone. The average person carries inside their gut a full ecosystem composed of one hundred trillion (one followed by fourteen zeros) micr(...)

Dr Peter Boylan former Master of the National Maternity Hospital. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times.

Moves to give the Minister for Health a casting vote on the board of the new national maternity hospital are “completely bonkers,” the former master o(...)

Mercy University Hospital, Cork. Photograph: Google street view

A 37-year-old man who threatened to kill a psychiatric nurse after he was caught selling heroin to a patient in a psychiatric ward in a Cork hospital (...)

The block of apartments are along the banks of the river Lee in Cork city.

A block of apartments on the banks of the river Lee in Cork city is fresh to the investment market this week with joint agents CBRE and Cushman & (...)

The current number of Ireland’s emergency departments “doesn’t make any sense” for State’s population, the Irish Association of Emergency Medicine has(...)