A logging site at Nesset, Mau Forest, Kenya. Humans are clearing  a net 10 billion trees a year from the surface of the Earth.

(...), woman and child on the planet, the total has plummeted from 5.6 trillion trees - a 46 per cent fall(...)

‘Participants in Saturday’s big Right2Water rally were also on Twitter. Sinn Féiners was complaining RTÉ had deliberately edited coverage to exclude the party’s involvement. A prominent non-party protester retweeted an objection to The Irish Times online’s decision to put the water protest below a column about the IRA’s allegedly massive global assets.’ Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

(...) health services, child poverty, guidance counsellors, A&E, homelessness. But an election is in sight(...)

Get involved with your school. Maybe offer to help with fundraising for equipment such as skipping ropes, balls, basketball hoops and so on. Photograph: Thinkstock

Review how your child gets to and from school: is walking or cycling feasible at least once or(...)

Aisling Brady McCarthy  (37), was on Tuesday detained by US Immigration and Custom Enforcement (ICE) officers in Boston for a long-standing violation of a tourist visa from Ireland issued in 2002 after overstaying the period of the visa, a spokesman for the agency told The Irish Times. File photograph: Middlesex District Attorney/PA Wire

(...) of death due to uncertainty around the child’s underlying health. The examiner originally said the 12(...)

Graeme Singleton with his wife, Grace, and their son, Lee. ‘When we started trying [for a baby], we expected to conceive straight away and when it didn’t happen, I really began to worry.’

(...) was happy to go ahead if it meant I would retain my good health. I was asked would I like a prosthetic(...)

(...), according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). While the issue is a complex one, WHO says it is(...)

Attitudes to breastfeeding

(...) best but not for Irish babies” (Health + Family, August 25th). These comments have failed to(...)

The Parental Alienation Awareness Association said there was a lack of understanding in Ireland of how serious this form of alienation can be and how much damage can be caused to children as a result. Photograph: Thinkstock/Getty Images

A parent who, following the breakdown of a relationship, attempts to turn their child or children(...)

Children need to learn to handle a range of emotions – negative and positive – that go with winning, losing and competing. Photograph: Thinkstock

(...) child who has to be the “best” and “first” in everything and can’t tolerate losing or failing(...)

Aisling Brady McCarthy: she has spent 27 months in jail and a further three months under house arrest.  Photograph: Charles Krupa/AP

(...) cause of death to reflect fresh uncertainty around the underlying health of the child. Disease Rehma(...)