Most of the Irish population is fair-skinned and, as such, are really prone to the daily effects of the sun, wind and cold. Photograph: Thinkstock

It is the largest human organ, but possibly the one we take most for granted. We shave it, wax it, spray perfume and deodorant on it and often care(...)

People are advised to stay out of the sun between 11am and 3pm and to wear a hat and wraparound glasses in summer to maintain a youthful appearance. Photograph: Thinkstock

We are constantly warned about the danger of sun damage to our skin. And while we may be conscious of protecting children’s delicate skin, when it (...)

Herb garden : Kitty Scully, presenter of RTÉ TV show How To Create A Garden (...)