RHA president Mick O’Dea, Prof Cathal Kelly, chief executive/registrar RCSI, Kevin O’Sullivan, editor of The Irish Times and Declan Magee, president of the RCSI announcing details of the new award. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

A new €15,000 award will celebrate the contribution that art makes to the healing process. The award is being funded and organised by the Royal Colleg(...)

Secondary school students witness a live Caesarean section as part of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland’s transition year programme. Photograph: Maxwell Photography

‘If you think this is getting a bit bloody or gruesome, or you’re feeling faint, I suggest you step outside,” the gynaecologist warns. There is a s(...)

Channel your inner animal for a Zuu training session where you imitate animal movement

The fitness trends of 2016 are as varied as the people who will be practising them, but if you were to distil them down into two words, they would be(...)

DCU’s campus: the university supports students through Dare and Hear

Those who live in a disadvantaged socio-economic area, who have a disability or who are applying to third level as a mature student need to be aware (...)

Climbers Kevin McGradh and Alison Quinn, chartered physiotherapist specialist Eimear Brown, climber Edel Convery and co-founder of Street to Swimming, and Dr Padraig Sheeran, lead physician on the Kilimanjaro climb and sports medicine at RCSI. Photograph: Sara Freund

Earlier this year, five Irish teenagers suffering from scoliosis took on Mount Kilimanjaro, in Tanzania. “I remember when I was in hospital last year,(...)

David Lane: a   “surgeon’s surgeon” who operated on many doctors and other surgeons. He was also oboist with the Dublin Baroque Players

David Lane, who has died aged 88, was an outstanding and admired Dublin surgeon and an accomplished musician. He spent his working career in what is (...)

Of Ireland’s 732 post-primary schools, 490 (67 per cent) are co-educational.

Boys and girls schools are sending the same numbers of students to third-level, while co-educational schools are performing well, according to a gende(...)

Queuing in the Garda National Immigration Bureau’s public office at Burgh Quay in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Muslim women wearing headscarves are entitled to privacy when they apply for visas, the Garda National Immigration Bureau (GNIB) has said, fo(...)

Aoife Sugrue and Niall O’Donoghue Pharmacists Aoife (27) and Niall (28) met on a night out in Dublin in 2006, and their first date was to (...)

Students at the Royal College of Surgeons Ireland in Dublin.  An asylum seeker has described how being in university is a ‘dream come true’. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

An asylum seeker who was at the centre of controversy surrounding access to third-level education has described how being in university is a “dream co(...)