Brendan Mullins (7) from Clonsilla and Alannah Kelly (7) from Ashbourne at the launch of the ‘Let’s say no’ campaign. Photograph: Jason Clarke Photography

‘An event or item that is out of the ordinary and gives great pleasure” is how the Oxford dictionary defines a “treat”.That’s certainly not the 140 sm(...)

Minister of State for Primary Care Alex White: said Biogen had told the HSE it intended to submit a revised application to the NCPE. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The makers of a drug that helps people with multiple sclerosis to walk are to make a fresh application to have it covered by the Health Service Execu(...)

The contest for seats has been tight for many of the candidates across the state as eight recounts got underway today.   Photograph: Dave Meehan

The strongly contested last seats available in the local area elections have been filled today, with the exception of two postponed wards. Following (...)

Food poverty: ‘It is never just about cost. Access is a big issue too: access to food and access to shops and information’

On September 30th, an article in this newspaper outlined the difficulty some families have feeding their families. One woman who featured in the artic(...)

Sinead Fox with her children Ciaran age 4 and  Cathal age 2 cooking at their home in  Co Wexford. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

As soon as toddler Cathal Fox could stand on a chair, he was helping his mother and older brother with the cooking. Sinéad Fox certainly believes in s(...)