Participants in a solidarity walk for refugees in Cork city on Sunday will carry old pairs of shoes to signify the numbers of people who are currently(...)

A public protest against  ECT in Cork on Saturday. Photograph: MindFreedom Ireland

Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) remains an outdated and unsafe form of psychiatric treatment contrary to recent studies and should be abolished as a f(...)

Scenes at the St Patrick’s Day parade in Mountbellew, Co Galway. Photograph: Ray Ryan

Massive numbers have been attending St Patrick’s Day festivities around Ireland, helped along by sunshine and relatively excellent weather in many par(...)

Rose on a tomb

Our first baby was born on July 21st, 1970 in Dublin and died three days later. I had asked for baby Antonia to be baptised. The hospital performed th(...)