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Sister Eugene Nolan

One of two nuns on the board of the Mater hospital in Dublin has stressed it “won’t be performing abortions” following the introduction of the Protect(...)

File image from 2012 of Fr Kevin DoranPhotograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / THE IRISH TIMES

Fr Kevin Doran has resigned from two boards of the Mater Hospital after the institution issued a statement saying it would comply with new abortion le(...)

The view with Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) and the view with 20:20 vision.Photographs: Courtesy of National Council for the Blind in Ireland

Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of sight loss in people aged over 50 in Ireland. The condition affects the macula, a small(...)

Nan Collins waiting for treatment in the A&E department at Dublin’s Mater hospital. Photograph: John Collins

On a recent Friday night, as my colleague Conor Pope’s Magazine feature on his overnight shift in the A&E department at St James’s Hospital was hi(...)

Fr Kevin Doran, who sits on the Mater’s board of directors and the board of governors, would not comment   on the hospital’s decision. Photograph: Eric Luke

The Mater Hospital in Dublin has said it will comply with the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act 2013.In a brief statement issued yesterday the h(...)

 At the  Royal College of Physicians of Ireland policy group on alcohol  public meeting  in  Kildare Street, Dublin, yesterday, were (from left) Prof Frank Murray, Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, Dr Stephen Stewart, consultant hepatologist and director of the Centre for Liver Disease, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Supt Collette Quinn, director of the Garda juvenile diversion programme, Dr Bobby Smyth, consultant child and adolescent psychiatrist, and John Buckley, youth engagement officer at  Photograph: Mark Stedman/Photocall Ireland

The introduction of a minimum price for alcohol is the most effective way to reduce heavy drinking among young people, a public meeting organised by t(...)

Dr James Reilly: He said lessons had been 
learned from the previous attempt to develop the facility on the campus of the Mater hospital in Dublin, which had ended in failure.

The Government is hoping that planning permission will be secured for the new national paediatric hospital by the end of 2014, Minister for Health Jam(...)

Joe Heffernan of Ennis, Co Clare, was sentenced to life for murdering a 21-year-old student after unsuccessfully claiming diminished responsibility. Photograph by Eamon Ward

If someone with mental illness commits a serious crime like murder how do you balance the needs of treatment and justice?The courts have grappled with(...)

While the report found “significant performance improvement” in relation to numbers on trolleys in some hospitals the position had deteriorated in hospitals such as Tallaght. Photograph: David Sleator

The number of patients waiting for medical and surgical procedures in hospitals has increased significantly to almost 50,000 over the past year, accor(...)

 Minister for Health James Reilly with  Eilish Hardiman of the children’s hospital group. Photograph: Caroline Quinn/PA Wire

MARTIN WALLThe new national children’s hospital will be completed by 2018, Minister for Health James Reilly has said.He said lessons had been learnt f(...)

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