The judge heard that Caroline Sheehan, when informed of her suspension, had refused to leave the Sandymount centre and had to be removed on several occasions with the assistance of the Garda. Photograph: Getty Images

An employee in an Enable Ireland disability centre has been ordered by a judge in the Circuit Civil Court to remove from social media photographs of c(...)

An employee in an Enable Ireland disability centre, who allegedly posted photographs of children on her Twitter account without permission, has been “(...)

Barrister Mary Fay said  Enable Ireland Disability Services Ltd had become aware that information co-ordinator Caroline Sheehan had allegedly posted pictures of children  on her Twitter account. File photograph:  Kimihiro Hoshino/AFP/Getty Images

An employee in an Enable Ireland disability centre has allegedly posted photographs of children on social media without permission, the Circuit Civil (...)

Sarah Doran: “The biggest difference I have seen between the NHS and the HSE is the waiting times.”

Shortly after graduating with a degree in speech and language therapy from Trinity College Dublin in 2013, Sarah Doran got a temporary job as a hom(...)

Minister for Defence Simon Coveney said: “People want us to do more and that is because of an outpouring of emotion – every father and every mother looking at that three-year-old boy on the beach, looked at him as if he could have been their own child.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Ireland will accept thousands of refugees fleeing conflict in the Middle East and North Africa and will look at the possibility of accommodating some (...)

Starbucks has attracted negative attention from the local authority in Cork in recent months

Starbucks has been ordered to cease work on its new store at Patrick Street in Cork, with the company receiving its third enforcement file from the ci(...)

Councillors in Cork city are keen to maintain the integrity of a premises dating to 1730. File photograph: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

The opening of a Starbucks cafe at the historic Queen Anne House at the corner of Emmett Place/Opera Lane in Cork city centre has worried councillors.(...)

Lara Bayliss with her father Mark, brothers Owen and Tom and mother Sinead Bayliss. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The majority of children with spina bifida in Ireland are not having their health needs met because they don’t have access to a specialist multidis(...)

Bag it up

Supermodel Jerry Hall is calling on people to give their unwanted clothing, accessories and household items to Give Up Clothes for Good. The campaign(...)

My children are my priority, says Sara Murphy, who was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2012. Photograph:  Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

I was told very brutally in July 2012 that I had stage 4 advanced metastatic ovarian cancer that had spread to most of my organs. I had shadows(...)