Former Tory cabinet minister Michael Portillo, pictured at Glasnevin Cemetery, is to make a documentary about the Easter Rising for RTÉ. 4:05

Former Tory cabinet minister Michael Portillo is to make a documentary about the Easter Rising for RTÉ. The Enemy Files will tell the story of 1916 f(...)

Children conceived after mitochondrial donation would have “nuclear” DNA determining individual traits such as facial features and personality from its two parents, plus a tiny amount of mitochondrial DNA (mDNA) from an anonymous woman donor. Photograph: Getty Images

The UK has become the first country in the world to legalise the creation of IVF babies using DNA from three people. The first baby conceived a(...)

Mary Meenan: exposed the scandal of the owner of island’s hotel demolishing a house belonging to a Co Down film-maker

To islanders and visitors Mary Meenan, known as Mary Denis, who has died after a period of ill-health, was an important part of life on Tory, Co Doneg(...)