“We get to vote in the Euro elections once every five years, but every week we get to vote with our money and we get to support local growers.” Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

From climate change to food shortages, there was plenty to whet the intellectual appetite at Limerick’s inaugural Spring Festival of Politics a(...)

Spaghetti Bolognese is a meal lacking in fibre, but high in saturated fat and refined carbohydrate. Photograph: Getty Images

Safe Food Ireland (SFI) launched its campaign against childhood obesity, with billboards urging parents to reduce portion size. But blaming parents dr(...)