Weekenders: Claire MacSimoin and Andrea Flannagan snap a selfie at a loyalist mural in east Belfast. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Pacemaker 4:03

Connor, who is a health-service manager from a unionist background. He is well travelled and, until(...)

The UN and the right to life

(...) cases of rape, incest, serious risks to the health of the mother, or fatal foetal abnormality.” It seems(...)

(...) isolated from society. The Council of Europe identified mental health issues and depression as consequences(...)

Staff at Temple Street children’s hospital expressed frustration at the situation and described it as a “disgrace” that modern-day healthcare was provided in such dilapidated conditions. Photograph: Eric Luke

(...) patients and staff”. “Any parents whose child’s surgery had to be postponed will receive a letter from(...)

Anthony Staines: “We really have to think carefully and we have to explore the models. Whateverwe bring in, it’s going to change.”

The current health system is full of “galloping inefficiencies and galloping waste” but a new(...)

GlaxoSmithKline has spent 30 years developing a vaccine to prevent Malaria, a tropical disease mainly spread by mosquitoes. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

(...) collaboration with the World Health Organisation (WHO), who have indicated it could recommend its use by the end(...)

Judge  Eugene O’Kelly who today remanded a woman on continuing bail for alleged child neglect and cruelty.  Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

(...) likely to cause unnecessary suffering/injury to the children’s health or seriously affect their well(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Tanaiste Joan Burton outside government buildings earlier this month. File photograph: Aidan Crawley

(...) would benefit 415,000 households.The Minister said this included people over age 70, people with a child(...)

‘We need strong vision, less spinning,’ Archbiship Diarmuid Martin  said at the launch of the Crosscare report. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

(...) unsuited, except for emergency accommodation, because of health and safety standards.” Abuse survivors(...)

File photo dated May 31st, 2012, of Peaches Geldof. Photograph: PA.

(...) hearing.His father, Keith, had seen Geldof when he dropped the younger child home to her and did not(...)