Emma Sloan’s mother Caroline, and her sister Amy at the Pharmaceutical Society inquiry being held in Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The tragic death of 14-year-old Emma Sloan two years ago next week was the focus of intense media interest and highlighted the life-threatening challe(...)

Emma Sloan (14) died after going into anaphylactic shock in Dublin in December 2013. Photograph: Facebook/EmmasVoice

A charge of poor professional performance against a pharmacist who refused to dispense an EpiPen to the mother of a teenager who later died of anaphyl(...)

Emma Sloan (14) died after going into anaphylactic shock in Dublin in December 2013. Photograph: Facebook/EmmasVoice

Staff at a Dublin pharmacy received death threats after refusing to dispense an EpiPen to the mother of a teenager suffering an anaphylactic shock, an(...)

Former chief executive of Irish Nationwide Building Society  arriving at the Oireachtas Banking Inquiry. Photograph: Eric Luke

Four more days. That’s all that’s left of the Oireachtas banking inquiry in terms of public hearings. Some nine months after the committee began takin(...)

The aftermath of a truck bomb explosion,  claimed by Islamic State, in  Baghdad’s northern Shiite district of Sadr City on August 13th, 2015. Photograph: AHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP/Getty Images

Despite the fact the so-called Islamic State has resulted in a new wave of global radicalisation and has also precipitated population displacement on (...)

The Medical Council has sanctioned two doctors for inappropriate prescribing of  drugs. Photograph: PA Wire

The Medical Council has sanctioned two doctors for inappropriate prescribing of prescription drugs. Dr Mohammad Ahmed Khan has been struck off after (...)

A hit with the ladies: the late Tony Ryan. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Stories of Tony Ryan’s tough management style are legendary, and they come thick and fast in Ryan: A Legacy (RTÉ One, Tuesday), David Murphy’s insight(...)

Denis O’Brien:   He  has also initiated a lawsuit against the Houses of the Oireachtas Commission and the State arising from the Dáil utterances relating to his banking affairs with IBRC. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Almost seven weeks after it was first slated for broadcast, RTÉ has published its story about Denis O’Brien’s request for an extension from IBRC on l(...)

They emerged from Ireland’s DIY music scene circa 2007, so you can imagine how You’re Only Massive might sound after seven subsequent years spent l(...)

Curlews: down to the last 98 breeding pairs. Illustration: Michael Viney

Exploring, once, the origins of the EU’s ecological shopping list for the habitats directive, I came upon a memoir by someone who took part in mara(...)