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No arrests have been made in connection with the incident. File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

A woman in her 40s is in hospital after she was robbed in Dublin city centre on Wednesday night. The incident took place at 9.30pm on Clarion Quay. (...)

Keep your heart healthy with these tips from the heart experts. Photograph: iStock

1 Dr Paddy Barrett Consultant cardiologist at Blackrock Clinic “Eighty per cent of early heart disease is preventable. Eighty per cent of the factors(...)

HSE chief clinical officer Colm Henry at the GP practice nurse mass vaccination clinic in Portlaoise  on Saturday. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A record 93 deaths of Covid-19 patients have been reported in the State as the HSE warns the “hospital system has never been so stretched” . All but(...)

Dr O’Loughlin, intensive care consultant at the Mater hospital in Dublin, said the “real worry” was how to deal with Covid-19 alongside patients coming in in other medical emergencies such as heart attacks and road traffic incidents. “We may not have a bed for them in the intensive care,” he said. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

Hospitals may not be able to provide intensive care beds to patients with non-Covid emergencies if there is a surge in critically ill coronavirus pati(...)

A stained-glass window by Harry Clarke depicting St Brendan in the Church of the Assumption, Tullamore, Co Offaly. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Ninety years ago this week (January 6th), in a remote Alpine village in Switzerland, one of the most gifted stained-glass artists in the world passed (...)

Detective Garda Fitzpatrick said the injured party had been in the East Wall area an hour before the incident, ‘where he sought a substance that turned out to be a rip off of a drug deal’. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A 30-year-old man suffered life threatening injuries in a mini riot in Dublin after he was ripped off in a drug deal and demanded a refund, a court ha(...)

The rate of heart failure deaths is down 23 per cent, from 88 deaths per 1,000 admissions in 2010 to 68 last year. Photograph: iStock

Patients are far less likely to die in hospital from heart attack, stroke or pneumonia than a decade ago, a new report shows. In contrast, the death (...)

About 3,000 breast cancer cases are detected in Ireland each year, of which about 70 per cent are at the early stage. Photograph: iStock

New research indicates the great majority of postmenopausal women with one of the most common forms of early-stage breast cancer can be spared unneces(...)

Dr Rosie Mangan: ‘One thing I remember was hearing my Dad’s voice, and I knew something had changed and I must be back in Ireland.’

When Dr Rosie Mangan went on a field trip to Brazil a year ago, things didn’t go quite to plan. “My area of research looks at using biology to keep a(...)

Covid-19 screening of nursing home staff has been ‘hugely important’

Covid-19 deaths among nursing home residents as a share of overall deaths have been about a third lower during the second wave of the pandemic. Data (...)

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