The Royal College of Physicians of Ireland is very keen to see the smoking ban extended to include smoking in cars where children are present. Photograph: Getty Images

Ten years ago next Saturday (March 29th), Ireland became the first country in the world to introduce a workplace smoking ban. The move was pos(...)

Legislation to ban smoking in cars where children are present will be ready in the next number of weeks, Minister for Health James Reilly said today. Photograph: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

Legislation to ban smoking in cars where children are present will be ready in the “next number of weeks”, Minister for Health James Reilly sai(...)

Reform Alliance members Lucinda Creighton and Billy Timmins. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times.

The Reform Alliance has not discussed becoming a political party but hopes that ideas arising from its first conference can contribute to debates in t(...)