Creating an offence of causing death or serious injury through dangerous sexual activity would demonstrate that strangulation is not just some private kink. Photograph: Alan Betson

When reading some of the 2015 coverage of Graham O’Dwyer’s murder of Elaine O’ Hara, one line jumped out at me. It said that Graham Dwyer could have p(...)

The East Tip Haulbowline Island remediation project by Cork County Council, RPS, PJ Hegarty & Sons and the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine has won the  Engineering Project of the Year

The transformation of the East Tip of Haulbowline Island in Cork Harbour has been voted national Engineering Project of the Year for 2019. The remedia(...)

Beth Francis in the throes of a migraine attack. ‘It’s difficult when your partner is vivacious, full of life, witty, clever, charming and brilliant and then is catatonic with pain and you don’t know when the next one will be,’ says her partner

One in 10 people in Ireland struggles with migraine. It is more than just a headache – symptoms of migraine include dizziness, blurred vision, nausea(...)

Researchers said alcohol is generally perceived as being far less harmful than smoking, despite being directly linked to several different types of cancer. Photograph: iStock

Drinking a bottle of wine per week increases the lifetime risk of cancer by the equivalent of smoking five to 10 cigarettes, research suggests. For w(...)

“Change out of your wet training clothes as soon as you can, shower, change into dry clothes and warm up.”

According to Tim Noakes, emeritus professor of exercise and sports science at the University of Cape Town, mild exercise enhances immunity in at least(...)

What practical steps can runners and other exercisers take to safeguard their immune systems?

According to Tim Noakes, Emeritus Professor of Exercise and Sports Science at the University of Cape Town, South Africa, mild exercise enhances immuni(...)

There was once a time when English language experts feared that text speak was signalling the demise of the English language. By text speak, we mean p(...)

Danny Boyle in LA. Photograph: Mario Anzuoni/Reuters

Does any other British filmmaker kick up quite so much affection as Danny Boyle? Yes, folk enjoyed Trainspotting (...)