Many charities have been forced to cancel parts of their fundraising programme this year and are running alternative events that comply with social distancing rules.

Charities operating in Ireland are among the many sectors struggling due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Many have been forced to cancel k(...)

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Simon Harris, the Minister for Health, has called for European Union intervention against certain tobacco companies that he believes are “undermining”(...)

Sarah Gillespie:  One hour of moderate to vigorous activity a day is recommended for children. Yet a 2018 study found  just 17 per cent of Irish primary school children achieve that.

The recent headline findings that “one in four primary schoolchildren can’t run properly” and “one in two can’t kick a ball properly” is further damni(...)

The study found those  smoking roll-your-own cigarettes had increased significantly from 35 per cent to over half of smokers. File photograph: Getty

Irish health officials plan to target social smokers and those in lower socio-economic areas in future campaigns, as new research reveals these groups(...)

Informing the public about what to do to protect themselves from extreme weather events will become essential as flash floods, storms, cold snaps and heatwaves become more frequent. Photograph: Getty Images

The idea that the impacts of climate change will only be felt by future generations has been knocked on the head by extreme weather events around the (...)

1970 was a “year of militancy” for nurses, who marched in protest for the first time, as covered by The Irish TImes.

1970 was the year of the Arms Trial, escalating violence in the North, and a six-month bank strike. Apollo 13 told Houston it had a problem. Nixon cam(...)

Irish Cancer Society chief executive Averil Power, Minister for Health Simon Harris and Irish Heart Foundation chief executive Tim Collins at the launch of the new research. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Advertising of e-cigarettes is to be restricted in order to limit the exposure of young people to them, Minister for Health Simon Harris has confirme(...)

File photograph shows an Apache Pizza outlet on Pearse Street in Dublin 2. The Advertising Standards Authority of Ireland  upheld, in part, two complaints the Irish Heart Foundation made about online advertisements by Apache Pizza. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The Irish Heart Foundation (IHF) has strongly criticised the advertising watchdog after it rejected several complaints which the advocacy group claime(...)

The study looked at how e-cigarettes can cause damage to the body through toxic chemicals produced in the vaping process. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

The Government should ban all e-cigarette advertising in forthcoming Dáil legislation after a report found that e-cigarettes damage the brain, heart, (...)

Irish Heart Foundation ambassador Michael Lyster, who lives with heart failure and Dr Angie Brown, consultant cardiologist and medical director, Irish Heart Foundation. Photograph: Marc O’Sullivan

The Irish Heart Foundation’s “Don’t Ignore the Signs of Heart Failure” campaign aims to educate the public about the warning signs of heart failure an(...)

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