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(...)

Former conjoined twins Hassan (left) and Hussein Benhaffaf , with Keith Duffy at the launch of the Irish Wheelchair Association fundraising campaign Angels , in Dublin today.Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

It’s not every day you meet a superhero but when Keith Duffy co-launched the annual Angels Campaign for the Irish Wheelchair Association he had the pl(...)

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 (...)