While there have been some improvements in relation to access, thestudy’s lead author, Dr Fiona O’Reilly, said homelessness was ‘a very unhealthy state’. Photograph: Alan Betson

One in three homeless people in Ireland has attempted suicide, and this figure increases to one in two among those with a mental health condition.Thes(...)

Skipper Liam Coyne: has returned home to Dún Laoghaire after victory in the Round Britain and Ireland race with Brian Flahive.

No sooner had Dublin Bay double-handers Liam Coyne and Brian Flahive won the Royal Ocean Racing Club’s (RORC) 1,800-mile Round Britain and Ireland in(...)

Sailors to represent Ireland at the ISAF Sailing World Championships to be hosted in Santander, Spain, in September are James Empsey (Laser Standard), Ryan Seaton (49er), Saskia Tidey (49erfx), John Twomey (Sonar Paralympic), Matt McGovern (49er), James O’Callaghan (ISA Performance Director), Andrea Brewster (49erfx), Finn Lynch (Laser Standard) and Ian Costello (Sonar Paralympic).

Annalise Murphy’s next tack for an Olympic medal begins on Saturday at Aquece Rio, the first test event of the 2016 Olympic regatta at Marina de Glori(...)

 There were also about 70 family doctors who received gross payments of less than €1,000 for the full year of 2012. One GP received only €20 under the scheme. Photograph: Hugh Macknight/PA Wire

One family doctor’s practice received nearly €800,000 in fees and allowances under the medical card and gener(...)

Dr Paul McKeown, president of the Irish Medical Organisation, which has drawn up a poster outlining services not covered by the medical card. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A poster sent to GP surgeries nationwide in recent days which outlines services that are not covered by the medical card has met with mixed rea(...)