Charity Magee, orginally from Zambia, and her son Charles Kabwe  in their home in Dublin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/ The Irish Times

An Irish woman suffering from stage 4 terminal lung cancer has called on the Government to allow her son temporary permission to remain in Ireland to (...)

Pelvic floor problems are very common in Ireland, affecting about one in 10 women and some men. Although they’re hidden from view, pelvic floor muscles can be trained, much like any other muscles

The pelvic floor can sometimes become too weak, stretched or even too tight. In many cases this can be debilitating and have a significant impact on q(...)

The  20,384sq ft of space at Paramount Court on Corrig Road is producing a rent roll of €568,678 per annum

Two fully-let floors and 40 basement car-parking spaces in a modern Sandyford office block are fresh to the investment market at €7 million through Li(...)

A view of the construction site of The National Children’s Hospital. Photograph: Tom Honan

The National Paediatric Hospital Development Board was established by former minister for health Mary Harney in 2007 to oversee the building of nation(...)

Brian Cowen. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Brian Cowen Former taoiseach Brian Cowen retired from politics in February 2011, having served as leader since May 2008. The Co Offaly politician, (...)

Research has shown the earlier a patient is referred to the palliative care service during a hospital admission, the better the outcomes, including clinical outcomes and quality of life. Photograph: iStock

The traditional view that palliative care implies only hospice and end-of-life care no longer holds true. Increasingly, palliative care is recognised (...)

Varicose veins: genetic influences and childbirth   increase your risk of developing them. Photograph: iStock

Summertime and those ugly veins on your legs are stopping you wearing shorts and skirts. Ignoring them can be more than just a cosmetic problem, as th(...)

Sculptor Helen O’Connell at work carving limestone.
Warrior women at work

They have spent years training to become a bronze sculptor, a stone carver, a dedicated goldsmith or a tapestry weaver with patience and incredible fo(...)

Fr Tony Coote, who has motor neuron disease. Photograph: Dave Meehan

At 9.30am on Tuesday, Fr Tony Coote (54) will set off from Letterkenny, Co Donegal, on a marathon fundraising journey that, all going well, will see h(...)

It’s that time of year again. The evenings are longer, the sun is making a cameo and some of us are getting the urge to pick ourselves off the couch a(...)

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