Eamonn Kennedy admitted to hospital with injuries

The sister of an intellectually disabled man has said she tried to highlight concerns over the restraint of people with intellectual disabilities at (...)

The researchers found that while the role of long-standing supports for the Irish abroad like the church or the Irish pub is diminishing, new social networks were emerging which are allowing emigrants to “self help”, especially online.

Recent Irish emigrants are younger, more professional and more networked than any previous generation but many are still experiencing mental health pr(...)

British film director Steve McQueen (left)  with the star of his film 12 Years A Slave Chiwetel Ejiofor. Photograph: Reuters

The 71st Golden Globe Awards will be held in Los Angeles tonight with two films vying for many of the key honours. American Hustle and 12 Years a Slav(...)

Rehab director Frank Flannery told the Minister for Justice that pulling the plug on the Charitable Lotteries Scheme would be morally wrong. Photograph: Eric Luke.

Every euro spent on scratchcards produced by some charitable lotteries involves a loss of two or three cent which is being made up for with taxpayers (...)