John McGuinness, chairman of the  Public Accounts Committee: said that following its public hearings and subsequent media interviews, there was a substantial number of “unsettling questions” surrounding governance, transparency and operations at the CRC. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The Public Accounts Committee wants to recall the entire former board of the Central Remedial Clinic to revisit previous evidence on top-up payments a(...)

Gerard Nash, Labour TD for Louth, is determined to raise awareness of irritable bowel disease.  Photograph:  Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Some 15,000 people in Ireland have the autoimmune condition inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), but by and large it is a s ilent illn(...)