Senior executives are generously rewarded. In return they bear responsibilities that are hefty and in some cases can prove overwhelming. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Last week, a UK coroner ruled that businessman Angad Paul killed himself while the balance of his mind was disturbed. He jumped from the balcony of hi(...)

Minister for Health Leo  Varadkar’s department plans to raid €12 million of the €35 million reserved for mental health to offset costs in other areas. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Sinn Féin has called on Minister for Health Leo Varadkar to explain to the Dáil why money supposedly ring-fenced for mental health spending is being (...)

The Protection of Life in Pregnancy, according to the Government, gives effect to its commitment to comply with the ruling from the European Court of Human Rights in 2010. Photograph: Getty

The Government is still failing to provide clarity as to when a woman can legally have an abortion, the Irish Council for Civil Liberties has said.Th(...)

Dr Anthony McCarthy: said the new legislation failed to provide “real solutions” for women in distress.

The College of Psychiatrists has advised its members not to participate in review panels, provided for under new abortion legislation to assess pregna(...)

 Joe Schmidt, the former Leinster and current Irish rugby coach, poses for a photograph with the Heineken Cup. A report on alcohol sponsorship of sporting events was published by an Oireachtas Committee today. Photograph: INPHO/Billy Stickland.

A ban on alcohol sponsorship of sporting events should not be countenanced unless other European countries were prepared to follow suit, an Oireachtas(...)

Dr Rhona Mahony: the master of the National Maternity Hospital said there was “no question” of the Government’s proposed legislation on abortion allowing late terminations. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

There is “no question” of the Government’s proposed legislation on abortion allowing late terminations, according to the maste(...)