East Down Foxhounds parade in the Main Arena on the final day of the Discover Ireland Dublin Horse Show in the RDS, Dublin, today. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

County Wicklow rider Jane Bradbury and owner Daphne Tierney won the supreme hunter championship on Saturday morning in the Main Arena with the heavywe(...)

Check-up: changes to the allocation of medical cards for older people and prescription charges are among the measures to be announced in today’s budget. Photograph: Hugh Macknight/PA

Thousands of over-70s will lose their full GP cards while the prescription charge for medical card holders is being increased by €1 in measures to be (...)

Photo issued by Cell Press showing how scientists have succeeded in obtaining stem cells from human embryos cloned from skin. Photograph:   Eric Baker/OHSU/PA

Embryonic stem cells are highly-prized because they can turn into any type of cell in the body, like heart cells, muscles or neurons. However, the (...)