Minister for Health James Reilly holds examples of plain cigarette packets yesterday following Cabinet approval of his proposals. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Minister for Health James Reilly has said he expects the tobacco industry to challenge his plans to introduce plain packaging of cigarettes in the cou(...)

Georgia May Jagger launches the Marc Jacobs designed “Fight like a Girl” bag in aid of Fashion Targets Breast Cancer at Brown Thomas.  Photograph: Alan Betson

There are many ironies in our abiding cultural fascination with breast cancer – not least how we manage to be saturated with information about (...)

Angelina Jolie: decision to go public on double mastectomy has “also stimulated debate here and elsewhere on the adequacy of DNA screening programmes”, says Micheál Martin. Photograph: Todd Heisler/The New York Times

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has indicated that the recommendations of a working group on breast cancer will be implemented by the Government. “T(...)

 Dr Susan O’Reilly, director, National Cancer Control Programme (NCCP). Photograph: Alan Betson

Senior management in the HSE sought to remove more than €7 million in funding from the National Cancer Control Programme earlier this year and (...)

Two new treatments with the potential to cure certain colon cancers have yet to be made available in Ireland, a conference in Dublin heard on F(...)

The Transport Club Bingo Hall in Crumlin is where you can meet some of Ireland ’s most robust citizens – the over-70s females. When it c(...)

I can’t remember a worse year for growing potatoes than 2012 – spring droughts, late frosts, low temperatures and high rainfall resulted in poor gr(...)

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