University Hospital Limerick has equalled the record for overcrowding in a single hospital, with 58 patients waiting for admission from its emergency department on Monday. Photograph: iStock.

University Hospital Limerick has equalled the record for overcrowding in a single hospital, with 58 patients waiting for admission from its emergency (...)

The two-acre Moneymore nursing home site is being sold by Coopers Development.

CBRE is quoting €2 million for a ready-to-go nursing home site in Drogheda, Co Louth. The two-acre so-called Moneymore nursing home site is being so(...)

The man was attacked following a dispute on Castletown Road, Dundalk, Co Louth, at about 7.30pm. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

A teenager was being treated in hospital for a stab wound on Thursday night following an altercation in a housing estate. The man was attacked follo(...)

Emergency services attend an ambulance fire at Naas general Hospital, Co Kildare. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

There have been a number of incidents in recent years involving ambulances in the State. On Thursday a male patient was pronounced dead and a paramed(...)

A man in his 20s has died after a road crash in Carstown, Termonfeckin, Co.Louth on Friday night.

A man in his 20s has died after a road crash in Carstown, Termonfeckin, Co.Louth on Friday night. The crash happened at 10.30pm. The man was the d(...)

The scene in Marshbrook, Co Offaly on the R446 road, where an 11-year-old boy died. Photograph: James Flynn/APX

Gardaí have launched an investigation after an 11-year-boy died while cycling to school on Thursday morning. The child was on his way to Tubber Nat(...)

Leah Hoctor of the Centre for Reproductive Rights at a press conference after the United Nations Human Rights Committee ruling. Photograph: Marc O’Sullivan

Ireland’s maternity services and the eighth amendment to the Constitution, article 40.3.3, provide plenty of copy for opinion columnists. There seems (...)

Nurses are taking part in work-to-rule industrial action at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda over staff shortages on Tuesday.  Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

Nurses are taking part in work-to-rule industrial action at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda over staff shortages on Tuesday. Irish Nurses a(...)

The chairman of St Vincent’s Hospital has  dismissed as sensational the “tale of nuns attempting to control Irish maternity services”. However, history shows that ethos affects treatment. File photograph:  Dave Meehan

The Institute of Obstetricians has expressed concern that St Vincent’s hospital, which is owned by the Religious Sisters of Charity, will govern the N(...)

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to a fatal house fire in Carrickmacross on Monday, March 21st. File photograph: Frank Miller/ The Irish Times

Gardaí are treating a house fire in Co Monaghan that killed a 61-year-old man, who had restricted mobility, as suspicious. The incident happened at (...)

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