Former conjoined twins Hassan and Hussein Benhaffaf pictured arriving for their first day at school in Midleton Educate Together, National School, Co. Cork. Photograph:  Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

The Benhaffaf twin boys, who were born conjoined in December 2009 before being successfully separated the following year, started junior infants on Th(...)

Eminent: Edward Kiely. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The surgeon Edward Kiely, of Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, in London, was honoured in his native city last night at the inaugural (...)

The Benhaffaf twins Hassan and Hussein on holidays at the Kenmare Bay Hotel, County Kerry with their parents Angie and Azzedine and sisters Iman (6) and Malika (9). Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

After an exhausting and stressful summer which saw both of my little twins undergo surgery, we were all desperate for a much-needed break. Hass(...)