The Irish have been targeted because more native Irish people have the useful O+ blood type, B+ and A- blood types than the British population in general.

The British National Health Service has appealed for Irish people living in the country to donate blood.The move is part of the NHS’s Inclusivity Mark(...)

Fred Wesley: with George Clinton, ‘the whole gig was relaxed and fun, although the costumes were unorthodox’

Fred Wesley has some tales to tell. He has played, written and recorded alongside James Brown, George Clinton and Bootsy Collins, and is the trombo(...)

Thomas Egan, who was sentenced to seven and a half years in prison  by a jury at the Central Criminal Court. The CEO of the Rape Crisis Centre has called for increased training for sexual violence cases in the judicial system. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A spokesman for the courts service said yeserday that judges did undergo training in relation to rape cases . He was responding to concerns rai(...)

The Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (RCPI) says a one-day seminar this week, which aims to introduce the centuries-old relaxation technique to doctors, is booked out.

Stressed-out doctors are turning to meditation as a way of coping with the pressures of working in the health service.The Royal College of Physicians (...)