Peter Boylan

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The National Maternity Hospital in Holles Street: It has been trying to find a new home for decades. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The row over the transfer of the National Maternity Hospital to a site owned by a religious order was the biggest story in Irish health this century, (...)

Fears are growing within the NMH that the Government could withdraw its support from its move to St Vincent’s. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The head of the National Maternity Hospital (NMH) has warned its planned move to St Vincent’s hospital could be derailed by the “distraction” of (...)

A computer-generated image of the planned new national maternity hospital.

All medical procedures permitted in Irish law will be provided for in the new national maternity hospital (NMH), the board of St Vincent’s Healthcare (...)

Dr Peter Boylan: Governance arrangements for the new National Maternity Hospital should be the same as those for the new National Children’s Hospital which is co-located with St James’s Hospital. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / THE IRISH TIMES

The announcement today that the Vatican had approved a decision by the Sisters of Charity to transfer ownership of the St Vincent’s Healthcare Group t(...)

Prof Michael O’Connell is the new master at the Coombe Women & Infants University Hospital on Cork Street in Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Plans to move the Coombe Women & Infants University Hospital in Dublin to a site by the new national children’s hospital at St James’s are unlikel(...)

Dr  Peter Boylan’s memoir, In the Shadow of the Eighth, was launched on Thursday. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The National Maternity Hospital sought the appointment of 27 additional staff before providing abortion services, according to its former master Dr Pe(...)

Dr Peter Boylan says that unfilled consultant posts were ‘making it difficult for women to be seen in a timely fashion’. Photograph: Anthony Devlin/PA

Waiting lists in Ireland for outpatient gynaecology appointments were “among the worst in the world”, former master of Holles Street maternity hospita(...)

 Ludmila Urkova and Aldo Marini   with a picture of  their baby Livia Angel Urkova-Marini at the inquest into the infant’s death in Kilkenny. Photograph: Dylan Vaughan

A verdict of medical misadventure has been returned at an inquest into the death of a baby girl who died within hours of an attempt being made to deli(...)

Tony Holohan, chief medical officer, tries to address concerns in a letter to Dr Peter Boylan. Photograph: Dave Meehan/ The Itish Times

The chief medical officer, Tony Holohan, has moved to address concerns about doctors performing terminations beyond the 12-week legal limit. Abortion(...)

Anti-abortion protesters outside the gates of Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda on Monday. Photograph: Ciara Wilkinson

A group of “concerned citizens” stood in protest outside Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda, Co Louth on Monday morning after it was claimed on so(...)

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