Alfie Dardis, age 6, from Stepaside, and his best friend, Ava Casserly, age 6, from Dundrum at the launch of Cystic Fibrosis Ireland’s 65 roses day fundraising event. Photograph: Tom Honan

The Government needs to “get the finger out” over delays to a promised new 20-bed inpatient unit for cystic fibrosis patients at Beaumont Hospital, th(...)

Cystic fibrosis: Ireland had 1,219 people registered with the disorder in 2015.

Ireland should be leading the world in terms of treatment and care of people with cystic fibrosis given that the country has the highest incidence of (...)

Minister for Health Simon Harris officially opened the new CF unit in Limerick. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A charity working for people with cystic fibrosis (CF) in the Mid-West has warmly welcomed the official opening a new specialist €`16.5 million unit i(...)

Baby Bridget, daughter of Patrick Mullane and Lisa Cooke from Cork,  at Cork University Maternity Hospital where she was born on June 27th following pre-implantation genetic diagnosis at the Cork Fertility Centre

BARRY ROCHESouthern Correspondent, Cork A couple, who have had the first baby born in the Republic of Ireland following a technique to screen embryos (...)