Sharon Sheehan

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The first man to see my second child emerge into the world wasn’t my husband. That honour, if you will, fell to Dave the paramedic. Not that this was (...)

Dr Sam Coulter-Smith said standalone maternity units should be a thing of the past. Photograph: Getty Images

The master of Dublin’s oldest maternity hospital has attacked “sensationalist” and “out of context” reporting of high profile birth cases which served(...)

Teresa Kelly at a memorial where her brother-in-law, Jackie Kavanagh (49), a mini-bus driver, was one of five people killed in 1998 on the old N11 in Co Wicklow. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The ghostly reminders emerge from the verges of the tree-dappled road. A simple stone cross, draped with rosary beads, beside a container of pl(...)

Members of the Coombe board repeatedly expressed concerns over the Health Service Executive’s proposal to take responsibility for services in Portlaoise, where five babies have died in controversial circumstances in recent years.  Photograph: Getty Images/Blend Images

The board of the Coombe women’s hospital sought legal indemnity against being sued over problem births at Portlaoise hospital before agreeing to assu(...)

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