Conor Doyle, at his home in Glasnevin, Dublin: Conor has lost an impressive three stone since beginning the healthy lifestyles programme at Temple Street hospital. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Turn up at Temple Street Children’s University Hospital on certain evenings during the week and you’d be forgiven for thinking you were at a sp(...)

Research shows approximately one in four primary school children are overweight or obese, with 6 per cent of three-year-olds classed as being obese.   Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

Children need to eat less and move more to beat the obesity epidemic sweeping Ireland, medics have warned. Parents have been called on to make practic(...)

The irony of it all is that , after losing their son to medical errors and mismanagement, and enduring sub-standard treatment as his relatives,(...)