Taoiseach Micheál Martin addresses the nation at Government Buildings on Tuesday evening. Screengrab: RTÉ

Here comes the Taoiseach again with another address to the nation. If familiarity breeds contempt, Micheál Martin was on a sticky wicket before he ut(...)

Patricia Heffernan outside the Criminal Courts of Justice. ‘There was absolutely no issues around communication.’ Photograph: Laura Hutton

Irish legal history was made last month when a deaf person sat on a jury and deliberated on a verdict. Patricia Heffernan became the first deaf perso(...)

Lisa Harvey stands between Minister for Health Simon Harris and Irish boxer Kellie Harrington at a briefing about mental health. Photograph: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland/PA

Thanks to their prominent placement next to the Chief Medical Officer, Dr Tony Holohan, Minister for Health Simon Harris and others, a team of six Iri(...)

The HSE has apologised unreservedly to the family of a part-time farmer who died in hospital three days after being admitted when he injured himself c(...)