The Real Cost of Cancer report says that the financial burden caused by parking is “almost unbearable” for some families.   Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Many cancer patients and their families face a financial crisis while going through their treatment, according to a report commissioned by the Irish C(...)

Lord Powerscourt built Tara Beg, on the Hill of Tara in Co Meath in the 1960s, to be nearer to his daughter who had married Sir Hercules Langrishe.(...)

Senator Mary White: ‘Ireland is most ageist in the world.’ Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Ireland is the most ageist country in the world, Fianna Fáil Senator Mary White has said. “I do not notice it myself – I am very lucky – but it is en(...)

 The Luke “Ming” Flanagan poster at the rear of the car park at Galway Shopping Centre on the Headford Road. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

The Irish Cancer Society says it did not “sign off” on advertising by Independent MEP Luke “Ming” Flanagan which quotes it as part of a political camp(...)

The RCSI MyHealth app includes a list of health services in Ireland.
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It is so tempting to Google every itch, scratch and cough as a potential symptom of a mysterious illness that doctors have a term for this behaviour: (...)

Orla Jackman and her mother, Maura, near Tullow Co Carlow. Orla was one of 2,500 children who took part in the international clinical trial for the treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukaemia. Photograph: Dylan Vaughan

Owen Smith, consultant paediatric haematologist at Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin and professor of haematology at Trinity College Dublin is a(...)

Dublin selector Declan Darcy and team manager Jim Gavin: “There’s a little bit too much made of management teams to a degree.” Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

With his low-key instincts Declan Darcy might look askance at the description but in the past 25 years he has been a protean GAA presence, straddling (...)

The Irish Cancer Society wants information about whether someone is a smoker recorded in their individual health identifier number. Photograph: Thinkstock

Information about people’s lifestyle choices, socio-economic status and whether they are smokers could be recorded in the new health identifier number(...)

The new treatment would be implemented in tandem with existing treatments, such as chemotherapy. Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images/File photo

Ireland will become the first country to do clinical trials using a new drug which could increase success rates in treating 25 per cent of breast canc(...)

Gardaí  appeal for witnesses after a man was shot a number of times in Dublin on Saturday evening.

Gardaí have issued an appeal for witnesses after a man was shot a number of times in Dublin on Saturday evening. A man in his 20s was shot in the leg (...)