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It is estimated that 1,379,576 work days are lost to asthma each year in Ireland. Photograph: Anthony Wallace/AFP/Getty

Ireland has the highest mortality rates from asthma in western Europe and people are dying needlessly because of poor disease management, it has been (...)

The ESRI has previously said the Government’s decision to hold personal and employee tax credits fixed while wages and prices rise ‘amounted to an effective tax increase for many workers’.

Inflation-proofing tax and welfare changes in the budget would cost the Government an additional €1.2 billion, a new study has indicated. The researc(...)

Kiehl’s Cannabis Sativa Seed Oil Herbal Concentrate, Murad Night Fix Enzyme Treatment, Lixir Night Switch Retinol 1%, Lixir Universal Emulsion, Origins Drink Up Intensive Overnight Hydrating Mask and Votary Natural Lip Oil.

The skincare we apply in the morning is oriented around instant texture improvement, comfort, sun protection and creating a good base for makeup. At b(...)

‘My generation didn’t fight world wars, but, when barely old enough to cycle a bike, we endured the uncanny horror of the dubbed sub-Wagnerian TV series The Singing Ringing Tree.’ Photograph:  Ghislain & Marie David de Lossy/Getty

Barely a week goes past without a party of children – eager for the latest talking-ferret entertainment – being sent screaming when the cinema acciden(...)

Cannes do spirit: the main competition jury at the opening ceremony of the French film festival, which is also a marketplace for film-makers from all over the world, including Ireland. Photograph: John Phillips/Getty

As you read this, the lower decks of the Palais des Festivals in Cannes are awash with producers, distributors and funders. There has been all kinds o(...)

UK consumer information organisation Which? warned of security vulnerabilities in the Furby Connect toy.

Smart toys such as Furby Connect and My Friend Cayla have been making headlines over the past few years but for all the wrong reasons. UK consumer inf(...)

David Puttnam at home in Skibereen, Co Cork. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

There is usually a sparkle in David Puttnam’s eyes which stays with you long after you spend time in his company – but that sparkle is nowhere to(...)

Vodafone joins three major service providers, Virgin, Eir and Sky, who have already put the cease-and-desist protocol in place.

Vodafone Ireland has become the latest internet service provider to agree a “cease and desist” protocol aimed at tackling music copyright piracy, the (...)

World Wide Web Inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee said taht while the web has had a positive effect on our lives, it has also “created opportunity for scammers, given a voice to those who spread hatred, and made all kinds of crime easier to commit”

In an impassioned open letter marking 30 years of the worldwide web, its creator Sir Tim Berners-Lee said that while the web has had a positive effect(...)

Frances McDormand finished her speech at the 2018 Academy Awards with just two words, ‘inclusion rider’. Photograph: Lucas Jackson/Reuters.

It’s been a year since Oscar viewers feverishly began Googling “inclusion rider” on their smartphones while watching the awards show. Frances McDorma(...)

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