Wednesday June 03, 2015
All complex surgery is to be transferred from the Midland Regional Hospital, Portlaoise and emergency department hours at the hospital are expected to be reduced to an 8am to 8pm service.
Friday May 22, 2015
Former Korean Air Lines executive Heather Cho walked free after nearly five months in prison this morning after an appeals court suspended the sentence she was given for her outburst over the way she had been served macadamia nuts.
Wednesday April 22, 2015
The Vatican has announced that Pope Francis will visit Cuba en route to his September visit to the United States.
Monday March 30, 2015
US President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden travelled to Boston today for the official opening of a new institute dedicated to the late US Senator Edward Kennedy.
Thursday March 26, 2015
The former head of RTÉ News and Current Affairs has told the Banking Inquiry the broadcaster performed its public service role well in the period under scrutiny but it could have done better.
Monday March 16, 2015
The former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has said that the decision of her husband, former US president Bill Clinton, to give Gerry Adams a visa to travel to the United States was a breakthrough point in the peace process.
Tuesday March 03, 2015
Round-up of other Irish and international news stories.
Saturday February 28, 2015
Capuchin Brother Kevin Crowley and former footballer John Giles have received the Freedom of Dublin City.
Wednesday October 22, 2014
Legendary former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee, who oversaw reporting on the Watergate scandal which brought down US president Richard Nixon, died last night.
Wednesday October 15, 2014
Global health authorities are struggling to contain the world's worst Ebola epidemic since the disease was identified in 1976, with almost 4, 500 dead so far.
The virus has killed nearly 4,500 people.