Dr Mohammad Ilyas Khan allegedly failed to order head-cooling treatment for Noelle Tobin’s baby, who was subsequently left with brain damage. File photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

A paediatrician accused of poor professional performance has told a medical council that he did not look for a second opinion about ordering a head co(...)

At a breastfeeding support group meeting in Lusk, north County Dublin were, from left to right, Emma Lericque with son Colin; Suzanne Webb with daughter Lucy Niland; Karolina McKittrick and son Jack; Anna Clarke with Jeremiah; Michelle Cannon with Leah-Joy; and Aine Conneff with Oisin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Irish mothers will breastfeed in public en masse in at least 14 different venues around the country this Saturday, as part of the international Quinte(...)