“Speakers will be addressing topics like security, how to deploy technology successfully, the latest clinical equipment,” says Richard Corbridge of the HSE

More than 1,500 delegates will gather in Dublin’s Citywest Convention Centre on May 26th and 27th next to discuss some of the main health issues facin(...)

A  group based at the University of California San Diego conducted lens replacement procedures on rabbits and on macaques before using the same procedure in 12 children, all under the age of two. File photograph: Getty Images

Twelve children in the US have had their vision restored to normal after the lenses in their eyes had been removed because of cataracts. Replacement(...)

The statue of Cecil Rhodes on the front of Oriel College in Oxford, as furious campaigners have vowed to fight the “outrageous” decision to keep the statue of the British colonialist on the front of the Oxford University college.  Photoagraph: Steve Parsons/PA

Oriel College Oxford has been accused of putting the money of big donors before students’ free speech after it announced that it would not remove a st(...)

‘Having left Ireland after receiving 18 years of education at home, I want to start contributing back to my own community.’

I’m originally from Belfast but I studied in Dublin. I always enjoyed visiting the south growing up, and I was fortunate to come from a family that s(...)

Relatives of prisoners who died during the hunger strikes march with their pictures  at the ‘National Hunger strike Commemoration March’ in August this year. Picture Nick Bradshaw

You’d be hard pressed to find someone on these islands who doesn’t have an opinion on the hunger strikes. The 1980 and 1981 republican hunger strikes (...)

The conference on gender inequality heard that OECD research indicated gender initiatives were significant in increasing economic growth. Photograph: Getty Images

Gender equality should be incorporated in world university rankings, leading specialist Prof Pat O’Connor has said. Prof O’Connor, who is a member (...)

British foreign secretary Philip Hammond  in Washington DC, US. File photograph: Jim watson/AFP/Getty Images

Britain’s foreign secretary Philip Hammond has privately assured the Government that the hundreds of thousands of Irish living in Britain would not be(...)

The findings by a US research team that adopting a low-fat diet and foregoing certain foods such as crisps and fry-ups may not be the best way to slim, have been strongly challenged. Photograph: PA

A row has broken out between researchers over claims made in a new study that adopting a low-fat diet may not be the best way to slim. US experts who(...)

For young children, research shows that boosting their IQ does not pay off. Photograph: Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images

It might not be wise to tell children they are bright. By doing so, you could be instilling an idea in their minds about their abilities by suggest(...)

The Art of the Possible:  €18.99

The motivational genre of business books is a crowded space and it’s hard to find a fresh angle. Blending psychology and business coaching techniques (...)