John Fanning: highlights principles needed to develop effective advertising, using best-practice examples. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Advertising works is the core message of Thursday’s launch of the Institute of Advertising Practitioners in Ireland’s effectiveness report, and, to si(...)

Help at hand: playing with sick children is a kind of philanthropy. Photograph: Image Source/Getty

Every Monday morning Oonagh Manning, who is 76 but comes across as half that age, gets into her car and drives the 100 or so kilometres from her home,(...)