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Br Tony Dolan, minister general of the Franciscan Brothers, who has been awarded an honorary doctorate by UCD.

A Franciscan brother has been awarded an honorary doctorate in science by UCD for his work in agriculture, Ireland and East Africa, particularly in su(...)

Br Peter Mokaya Tabichi (36), a maths and physics teacher at Keriko Secondary School in Pwani village in his native Kenya, has won the Varkey Foundation 2019 Global Teacher of the Year Award.

A Franciscan Brother, whose motherhouse is at Mountbellew in Co Galway, has won the 2019 Global Teacher of the Year Award. Br Peter Mokaya Tabichi ((...)

Ms McKeogh was 32 when Dr Egan performed the bilateral tubal ligation under total anaesthetic. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

The decision of a Galway fertility doctor to clip both of a woman’s fallopian tubes without consent has been described as “quite extraordinary” at a M(...)

Consultant obstetrician/gynaecologist Dr Declan Egan, who practises at University Hospital Galway and runs the Galway Fertility Unit in Rahoon, faces an allegation of poor professional performance.

The Medical Council’s fitness to practise committee has adjourned an inquiry into a Galway doctor alleged to have carried out a fertility procedure wi(...)

Imagine being the only person to respond to your own newspaper appeal? This was the rather dispiriting situation that Seán Keane found himself in duri(...)