Participants in the HPV Campaign  with Minister for Health Simon Harris TD. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Ireland? Scaremongering by vaccine deniers – a term coined by the World Health Organization (WHO) – has(...)

 Sinn Féin leader Michelle O’Neill and DUP leader  Arlene Foster. Their parties  have been maintaining radio silence in terms of their talks. Photograph:   Getty Images

(...) prosecution; and an oral history archive where victims and other could tell their stories of the conflict(...)

Paula Finnegan  with her children, from left: Millien (5), Luke (3), Tom (2) and Sam (7) at home in Cabra, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

(...).    The combined oral contraceptive pill and hormone replacement therapy also increase a woman’s risk of(...)

The World Health Organisation (WHO) said that “antimicrobial resistance is a global health emergency”. Photograph:  Julien Behal/PA Wire

The world is running out of antibiotics, global health leaders have warned. The World Health(...)

MicroSynbiotiX co-founders Antonio Lamb and Simon Jegan Porphy

MicroSynbiotiX, a Cork-based biotech start-up that is developing oral vaccines to help combat(...)

‘We stand on the cusp of a new era where we finally have the means to prevent an entire class of cancers.’ Photograph: David Cheskin/PA Wire

After clean water, there is no health intervention that has saved more lives than vaccination – and(...)

The oral contraceptive pill  is associated with many non-contraceptive benefits

For many younger women the oral contraceptive pill (OCP) is the “go to” method to control fertility(...)

In his closing argument on behalf of Irish Cement, Jarlath Fitzsimons SC said the company had not applied for planning permission for a separate development but rather to change fuels

(...) plant. The four-day oral hearing heard that a list of 115 separate waste codes – including materials(...)

Representing the Limerick Against Pollution campaign group, Prof Paul Connett told an An Bord Pleanála oral hearing in Limerick into Irish Cement’s  proposed development there were consequences from the use of waste such as tyres in cement kilns in spite of the very high temperatures used.

(...) a wide range of unacceptable environmental and health risks, according to an international anti(...)

Irish Cement Limited has obtained planning permission from Limerick City and County Council. Photograph: Getty Images

(...) condemned as “madness” by Limerick TD Willie O’Dea. The Fianna Fáil TD told an An Bord Pleanála oral(...)