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Under the Government policy, all children up to 16 years would receive eight oral healthcare packages. File photograph: Getty

The Government’s new oral health policy for children and adults is seriously flawed, economically unviable and operationally unworkable, dentists have(...)

Monaghan footballer Conor McManus at the launch of the ESRI study to determine demands on senior intercounty players. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

He’s not quite in the same boat as Cork’s Derek Kavanagh, whose hip was replaced at just 32, but that same operation is coming down the line for Conor(...)

David Cameron is leading the line for the pro-EU side, but the vote is looking too close to call. Photograph: Getty Images

The decision Britain will make in June about whether to stay in the EU may be affected by the prevailing political climate rather than the merits of s(...)

According to the survey, 21.6 per cent of respondents said they weren’t saving enough, as against 13.5 per cent a month earlier

As the run-up to Christmas gets underway Irish consumers have little interest in putting money aside for a rainy day, a new survey shows. The latest N(...)

The latest survey shows that now is not the time to be robbing the piggy bank

Consumers are feeling increasingly happy about the amount of money they are putting away for a rainy day, according to a new survey. The latest(...)

Prof Vani Borooah, of Ulster University, said there was no performance gap between pupils receiving free school meals and their peers in London because they were generally drawn from the new immigrant community who “may be poor in income but they are rich in aspiration”.  Photograph: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

A focus on religious segregation in schools in Northern Ireland has masked a deeper division based on pupils’ income, according to new research prese(...)