Leslie Buckley is a backer of the   Limerick health supplements company along with Sean Corkery.   Photograph: Alan Betson

Nualtra, a Limerick health supplements company backed by businessmen Leslie Buckley and Sean Corkery, is amending its counterclaim against a UK rival (...)

 Portlaoise hospital. The families of babies who died at Portlaoise hospital may never find out if those responsible for the care of their children were disciplined by the health service, the head of the Health Service Executive has warned. File photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

The families of babies who died at Portlaoise hospital may never find out if those responsible for the care of their children were disciplined by the (...)

 Accident and emergency department junior doctor Lisa Wallberg draws on the pavement outside King’s College Hospital  in London, England. File photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Getty Images

Junior doctors across England have kept up pressure on the British government as their all-out strike over a new contract continues for a second day. (...)

Jeremy Hunt: his handling of the dispute was discribed as “the political equivalent of pouring oil on to a blazing fire”.  Photograph: Neil Hall/PA Wire

Hospitals in England have cancelled more than 12,500 operations and over 110,000 outpatient appointments today and tomorrow as junior doctors go on a(...)

Theresa May: says she is “no fan” of the EU’s charter of fundamental rights or the Luxembourg-based European Court of Justice. Photograph: Will Oliver/EPA

Britain should leave the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) and not the European Union, home secretary Theresa May has said. Ms May said that(...)

Construction continues apace in the City of London, April 18th, 2016. Photograph: Hannah McKay/EPA

On the website of the Vote Leave campaign is a live sterling figure which slowly ticks upwards. One second it stands at £508,669,966,129, a moment lat(...)

There are 16 candidates on the Trinity Seanad panel. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Sabina Brennan When she started university as a mature student of 43, Brennan became the first member of her family to go to third level and gradua(...)

“Speakers will be addressing topics like security, how to deploy technology successfully, the latest clinical equipment,” says Richard Corbridge of the HSE

More than 1,500 delegates will gather in Dublin’s Citywest Convention Centre on May 26th and 27th next to discuss some of the main health issues facin(...)

British prime minister David Cameron. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

British public life is made up of people who are steeped in the humanities, ignorant of finance and quietly scared by numbers. From parliament to th(...)

 David Cameron joins students at the launch of the ‘Brighter Future In’ campaign bus at Exeter University in Devon, after he said he will “make no apology” for spending more than £9 million of taxpayers’ money on  pro-EU leaflets ahead of the referendum on Britain’s future membership. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/PA Wire

David Cameron has defended his decision to spend £9 million in public funds on sending a pro-EU booklet to every household in Britain, claiming it was(...)