‘At the end of the day, we have a business, and jobs to protect, and lots of customers who are loyal and faithful to what we have built here’, says MVP. Photograph: MVP Facebook page

Dublin pub MVP has said that it will allow dogs back onto its premises despite being told by the HSE last month to bar animals. The Clanbrassil Stre(...)

You wanted to know how to  de-Google your life in six steps. Photograph: Chris Ison/PA Wire

It was the year during which we learned that there were Irish names in HSBC files, that pension entitlement was an issue for Irish women and that our (...)

Prison conditions: A washroom in E Block of Portlaoise jail

Dissident republican prisoners in Portlaoise Prison are preparing to sue the State over what they believe are degrading and inhumane conditions in the(...)

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar is to press ahead with compulsory calorie counts on food menus after a survey commissioned by his department showed only 7 per cent of food businesses are providing the information on a voluntary basis.

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar is to press ahead with compulsory calorie counts on food menus after a survey commissioned by his department showed o(...)

The report found an effective system for hygiene control was in place “nothwithstanding some minor shortcomings”

Two cases of listeria in milk products were identified in Irish processing establishments since last year, according to an EU audit of controls in pl(...)

People were generally shocked and surprised that there might be so much danger hidden in a “full Irish” breakfast or a breakfast roll. Even more un(...)

hamburgers, burgers, horse meat,

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland said it will examine the new World Health Organization (WHO) report that found processed meats cause cancer an(...)

Ireland used to have more widespread voluntary folic acid fortification than other European countries and the rate of birth defects fell up to 2008. However, it started rising again in 2009

A growing incidence of severe birth defects among Irish newborns is being linked to a reduction in the amounts of folic acid added by food manufactur(...)

The number of cases of food poisoning caused by Campylobacter rose to a record 2,600 last year, compared to 2,288 in 2013. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The Food Safety Authority wants retailers to provide bags for customers buying chicken products so the risk of food poisoning can be minimised.The aut(...)

Foods rich in iron. Photograph: Thinkstock

Iron is an essential component of two oxygen-carrying proteins, haemoglobin and myoglobin. Most of our iron is found in the haemoglobin of red bloo(...)