Pat Healy

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Racehorse rainer Edward O’Grady. File image: Alan Betson

Leading racehorse trainer Edward O’Grady led tributes to his late wife Maria at her funeral Mass when hundreds gathered to mourn the popular televisio(...)

A senior football match due to be played on Friday night between Loughmore-Castleiney and Éire Óg Annacarty was postponed as a mark of respect, due to the death of Tom Kennedy. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

A GAA heartland is in shock following the death on Friday of a popular local farmer and long-standing club member who was the father of an All-Irelan(...)

Istabraq and Charlie Swan are led back after winning their third  Champion Hurdle in a row in 2000. Photograph: Healy Racing

At the festival, every race is its own whirlwind. A twister onto itself, whipping through Cheltenham in half an hour, just in time for the next one t(...)

A HSE report has found that the model of care provided at the Áras Attracta centre for adults with intellectual disabilities in Co Mayo was ‘wrong’.

The “wrong” model of care was provided at the Áras Attracta centre for adults with intellectual disabilities in Co Mayo with residents there generally(...)

 Former US President Bill Clinton delivers remarks on the second day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center (Photo by Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images)

The story began simply: “In the spring of 1971, I met a girl.” It was written in the style of classic, Southern literature, told by a 69-year-old man(...)

Mr Justice Patrick McCarthy said the offence fell into a high category in terms of seriousness and breach of trust.

A Limerick man who sexually abused his daughter while she was aged between 13 and 16 has been jailed for seven years. Pat Healy (66) of Norwood Park,(...)

In the latest incidents at St Raphael’s Centre for disabled people near Youghal, a HSE audit brought to light two incidents caught on CCTV, one in March and another in June. File photograph: Regis Duvignau/Reuters

One member of staff at a Co Cork disability home is under Garda investigation and four more are facing disciplinary proceedings arising from a review (...)

Since 2011, the State has had a policy of moving people with intellectual disabilities from large institutions to smaller, community-based centres, and the number in “congregated settings” has dropped from over 4,000 to 2,800.

Improving residential homes for intellectually disabled people, as recommended by the State’s health watchdog, will cost an extra €57 million this yea(...)

It may be an accident, but this neat, horrible, very enjoyable mid-budget thriller looks to have an antecedent in Roald Dahl’s 1948 story Man from the(...)

David Garvey (33) has been in Beaumont Hospital for 15 months after a brain injury left him paralysed and only able to communicate using his eyes.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The family of a man with ‘locked in’ syndrome has spoken of their joy at the HSE changing its mind and deciding to fund 24-hour care for him at(...)

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