Prince Charles on the Burren shakes hands with local farmer Oliver Nagle with his father Pat (right) during his visit to the locality. Photograph: Getty Images

Some 24 hours after the historic handshake and private meeting with Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams, Britain’s Prince Charles is due to visit Mullaghmore(...)

Members of the NUI Galway Medical Orchestra with Carl Hession and Mary McPartlan. NUIG’s medical orchestra was founded in 2011, and is open to students in the schools of medicine, nursing, midwifery and health sciences. Photograph: Aengus McMahon

Musical medical students at NUI Galway (NUIG) are due to mark St Patrick’s festival with a performance at the International Festival of Music in La Sa(...)

Medical experts have warned of an emerging “epidemic” in head and neck cancers in the US and western Europe, linked to a sexually-transmitted v(...)