Irish band Jiggy’s music video, featuring dance clips from around the world,  has been watched more than 11 million times since it was posted on social media last week

A music video by the Irish band Jiggy has been watched more than 11 million times since it was posted on the band’s Facebook page last week. In the vi(...)

“Young men and women often present to their GP with a serious healthcare problem caused by alcohol, unaware that their intake of alcohol was the reason for the problem,” says Dr Mark Murphy of the Irish College of General Practitioners. Photograph: David Jones/PA Wire

A controversial alcohol Bill which will introduce minimum unit pricing and curtains over drinks displays in shops could return to the Seanad for deba(...)

Transplant recipient Paul Prendergast, with his wife, Rose, at their home in Santry, Dublin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

When Barry Shiel was a teenager, he was watching television with his mother when an organ donation ad came on. He expressed an interest in being a don(...)

  Maria and David Flynn of Ballymakenny Heritage Potatoes, near Termonfekin, who grow unusual violet and red potatoes. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

If you have been eating in smart restaurants in the past few weeks, or getting your food fix by scrolling through the Instagram and Twitter accounts o(...)

Fáilte Ireland’s new food champions (front row, l to r) Jacinta Dalton, Gabriel Faherty, Olivia Duff, Ketty Elisabeth, Garrett Fitzgerald, Chris Molloy, Ruth Healy and Brid Torrades. (Back row, l to r)  Kevin Ahern, Seáneen Sullivan, Claire Dalton, Tom Flavin, Judith Boyle, Ivan Varian, Aine Maguire, Pádraic Óg Gallagher, Patrick Ryan, John Relihan, Anthony O’Toole and Niall Sabongi. Photograph: Pat Moore

Getting visitors to Ireland to “stop more, spend more and stay longer” is at the heart of a Fáilte Ireland food tourism initiative led by 16 newly app(...)

Prof Alf Nicholson and Gráinne O’Malley at Temple Street hospital: they have produced an updated  edition of their book ‘When your Child is Sick’  to help parents deal with childhood illness. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Children in Ireland today are one of the healthiest generations ever, yet large numbers of them are being brought to a GP or hospital more frequently (...)

Organ donor awareness week, which runs until Saturday, is a reminder of the societal benefits of carrying an organ donor card. There can be few greate(...)

There are 460 people on the kidney transplant waiting list, representing just 23 per cent of those on dialysis. File photograph: Reuters

There is an “urgent” need for a second kidney transplanting hospital in Ireland as the current infrastructure at Beaumont Hospital cannot keep up with(...)

Ian Power, SpunOut.ie: “If you’re going through search engines and social media, there’s a danger of creating anxiety about diagnoses that don’t exist or are not accurate.” File photograph: Getty Images

Young people are using a mix of professional medical literature and information they find on social media to manage chronic health conditions, a new s(...)

A Dublin mother waiting for a second pancreas transplant has made an emotional appeal to Beaumont Hospital and the Health Service Executive to re-ope(...)