Ireland has one of the lowest numbers of dermatologists in Europe, with 47 in active practice for an estimated population of 4.6 million last year, and 14 of these only work privately.

In Ireland, skin treatments are offered by everyone from beauticians, and even dentists, to doctors who may have only a basic medical degree, yet s(...)

An Oireachtas committee has heard that Ireland’s cosmetic surgery patients are at risk due to the under-regulated nature of the industry. Photograph: Thinkstock

Patients are being harmed by the dangerously under-regulated nature of Ireland’s cosmetic surgery industry, an Oireachtas committee has been told. The(...)

Parents have been advised to keep children a safe distance from working lawnmowers after a number of youngsters were seriously injured while playing in gardens in recent weeks.

Parents have been advised to keep children a safe distance from working lawnmowers after a number of youngsters were seriously injured while playing i(...)