The pharmacy regulator is inviting the public to apply for its disciplinary committee panel. Photograph: PA Wire

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Handy guide to how much sugar is in your Easter egg

Monday – Sunday, April 15th – 21st

Dublin footballer and yoga instructor Michael Darragh Macauley is the face of a new yoga exercise DVD for people with lung fibrosis, produced by the Irish Lung Fibrosis Association. The DVD is now available to view online or to order at

Easter egg hunt in Croke Park, Cycle Against Suicide and the Cork City Marathon

Monday – Sunday, April 8th – 14th

A  live broadcast of  surgery to treat a chest deformity at the Second People’s Hospital in  Guangdong province,  China. Through the 5G broadcast network doctors at Yanshan Hospital in Qingyuan learned about the surgery. Photograph:  Getty Images

The Parkinson’s Association has published a booklet which details the symptoms, treatments and how to live well with the condition

Monday – Sunday, April 1st – 7th

A boy receives polio vaccine drops, during an anti-polio campaign, in a low-income neighbourhood in Karachi, Pakistan April 9, 2018. File photograph: Akhtar Soomro/Reuters

Irish stars gather in Olympia for Aware; Parkinson’s Awareness Week begins

Monday – Sunday, March 25th – March 31st

Businesswoman Norah Casey, chair of the judging panel for the National Lottery Good Causes Awards 2019,  with Jennifer Crowe, CSR and Good Causes relationship manager at National Lottery; Dermot Griffin, CEO at National Lottery and Tom Scott, CEO of Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Ireland. Photograph: Mac Innes

Prostate cancer support event, National Lottery Good Causes Awards and more

Monday – Sunday, March 18th – March 24th

Eleanor Mooney, Aoife Cahill Mannion and Audrey McGill are encouraging women to walk, jog or run the VHI Women’s Mini Marathon in Dublin on Sunday, June 2nd, for some of Ireland’s sickest children

Healthy eating and managing long-term illness among the topics covered in talks

Monday – Sunday, March 11th – March 17th

Ann Eble and Samantha Mumba at the ‘Battle of the Stars’ for Breast Cancer Ireland. Photograph: Brian McEvoy

Battle of the Stars, a night of music for Aware and CF conference in Carlow

Monday – Sunday, March 4th – March 10th

Irish group The Henry Girls, who play at the Olympia Theatre for A Night for Aware on April 7th

Dental podcast The Whole Tooth, a lecture about mental health and a CF conference

Monday – Sunday, February 25th – March 3rd

 Matt Shields, parkrun country manage; Janis Morrissey, head of health promotion, information and training at the Irish Heart Foundation; Ruth Shields, parkrun; and Tara Curran, Slí na Sláinte coordinator, team up to launch an  initiative to get local communities walking back to good health. Photograph: Conor Healy

St Vincent’s hospital stages a health fair; Irish Dental Association launches new podcast

Monday – Sunday, February 18th – 24th

A mural calling for the end to sexual violence and harassment in third-level institutes was recently unveiled at University of Limerick.

Events on rare diseases, breast cancer and links between nutrition and mental health

Monday – Sunday, February 11th – 17th

Advanced Paramedic Paul O’Driscoll teaching wound dressing to secondary school students at ‘Prep-for Med’ – a programme that allows young people to experience both the life and the facilities available to medical students’ in UCC’s school of medicine. Photograph: Darragh Kane

Dublin Rape Crisis Centre seeks volunteers; Addictive Eaters Anonymous to host meeting

Monday – Sunday, February 4th – 10th

We invited nurses and midwives to submit views on Wednesday’s planned strike action

Monday – Sunday, January 28th – February 3rd

Monday – Sunday, January 21st – 27th

Monday – Sunday, January 14th – 20th

Monday – Sunday, January 7th – 13th

Monday – Sunday, December 31st – January 6th

Monday – Sunday, December 24th – 30th

Monday (December 17th) to Wednesday (December 26th)

Mary Fitzgerald, founder of Clare Haven Services and Haven Horizons.

Mary Fitzgerald has volunteered for more than 35 years for various causes

Monday – Sunday, December 10th – 16th

Fr Tony Coote, whose fundraising for motor neurone disease raised a total of €550,000. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Priest’s campaign gives €275,000 to IMNDA to help people with motor neurone disease

Monday – Sunday, December 3rd – 9th

Smaller hospitals rated highest by patients, while larger hospitals tended to rank lower

Monday – Sunday, Nov 26th – Dec 2nd

Monday – Sunday, November 19th – 25th

When someone with flu coughs, their droplets can infect people up to 6ft away

Monday – Sunday, November 12th – 18th

Deirdre Mangaoang (acting programme director RCSI/COSECSA Collaboration Programme) shares gifts with twins Bupe and Mapalo Mwape and extended family in the remote village of Chabatama in the Kawambwa region of Zambia.

Earlier this year conjoined twins were separated with Ireland playing a major role in making the surgery possible

Monday – Sunday, November 5th – 11th

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Monday – Sunday, October 1st – 7th

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Monday – Sunday, July 30th – August 5th

Monday – Sunday, July 23rd – 29th

Children challenge some common misconceptions about Down syndrome

Monday – Sunday, July 16th – 22nd

Monday – Sunday, July 9th – 15th

Monday – Sunday, July 2nd – 8th

Sabina Higgins addressing the Friends of Breastfeeding event in Naas, Co Kildare.

‘Women have to be empowered or the planet cannot survive socially, environmentally or economically’

Monday – Sunday, June 25th – July 1st

Monday – Sunday, June 18th – 24th

Monday – Sunday, June 11th – 17th

From camogie to fencing, landing a plane to drawing there’s a vast range of camps

Monday – Sunday, June 4th – June 10th

The start of 2017’s mini marathon. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

More than 30,000 due to take part in this year’s VHI Women’s Mini Marathon

Research claims to show that when temperatures go up, school performance goes down

Monday – Sunday, May 28th – June 3rd

 Sinead Kane  launching  Sightsavers Bright for Sight campaign which takes place on Friday, June 22nd. Photograph: Sasko Lazarov/Photocall Ireland

Solicitor Sinéad Kane holds two world records and has run seven marathons in seven days

Monday – Sunday, May 21st – May 27th

Monday–Sunday, May 14th – May 20th

Aoife Curran, with son Oliver (3)

Soldier Aoife Curran is running – carrying 13kg - to fundraise for Crumlin children’s hospital

Monday–Sunday, May 7th – May 13th

Treetop attraction: Castlecomer Discovery Park

Kilkenny is family-friendly heaven – and a tourism initiative is hoping to show off the historic city’s lesser-known delights

Monday–Sunday, April 30th – May 6th

Monday–Sunday, April 23rd – 29th

Winner: Patricia Poprawa’s ‘Draw me in . . . I’m waiting’

Patricia Poprawa from Glenswilly National School takes overall prize in Junior Painter Awards

Monday–Sunday, April 16th – 22nd

Monday–Sunday, April 9th – 15th

Monday–Sunday, April 2nd – 8th

Presenter Tracy Clifford with one of the stars, Natalia Zalewski. Photograph: Conor McCabe

Eight original short films featuring LauraLynn children premiere at gala event

Monday–Sunday, March 26th – April 1st

Julie Britton with her daughter Connie-Rose Seabourne in Leeds. Photograph: Danny Lawson/PA

American singer Christina Perri said she was ‘honoured they chose my song’

Monday–Sunday, March 19th – March 25th

 Prof Orla Hardiman Neurologist and campaigner on Motor Neurone disease. File photograph: Alan Betson

Prof Orla Hardiman says Ireland can be at the forefront of the breakthroughs

Monday–Sunday, March 12th – March 18th

Monday–Sunday, March 5th – March 11th

Monday–Sunday, February 26th – March 4th

Every week, ‘The Irish Times’ will highlight someone deserving of the hero tag

Monday–Sunday, February 19th–25th

Monday–Sunday, February 12th–18th

Monday–Sunday, February 5th–11th

Monday, Jan 29th – Sunday, Feb 4th

We want to hear from readers who had an alcohol-free month

Monday, January 22nd – Sunday, January 28th

Irish Cancer Society calls for better understanding of needs of lung cancer patients

‘My sister bullied me physically, psychologically and socially throughout my entire childhood’

21 readers tell their experiences of sibling bullying - past and present

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