People can become malnourished when they are sick, due to the combined effect of reduced intake of food, the body’s attempt to deal with the illness, and prescribed medications.  Photograph: Thinkstock

When we hear the word malnutrition, our thoughts turn to starving children in the developing world. But another form of malnutrition which, if left un(...)

Louth goalscorer Ryan Burns (18) is congratulated by  Conor Grimes during the Leinster  Senior Football Championship first round  game against Westmeath at  Cusack Park in  Mullingar. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Westmeath 1-9 Louth 1-14 For the second year in a row, Louth’s championship starts with an underdog victory on the road against what most folk had ass(...)

Louth 1-14 Westmeath 0-10A lot of water will pass under the bridge before these sides meet in the Leinster Championship on May 17, but Louth came out (...)

Players from Carnew and Rathnew in Wicklow were embroiled in several fistfights 10 minutes from the finish, and referee Declan Peppard dished out red cards to six players from the two teams.

Wicklow GAA has a new headache on its hands after a senior football championship quarter-final was marred by disgraceful scenes.Players from Carnew an(...)

Michael McAteer said former Quinn Group executive Kevin Lunney was not subject to a directive from the Central Bank in 2008 concerning his working with Quinn Insurance, contrary to what Mr McAteer had told the Employment Appeals Tribunal. Photograph: David Sleator

One of the administrators of Quinn Insurance issued a statement after yesterday’s hearing retracting evidence he gave concerni(...)