Eight properties remain to be transferred by the Church to the State. File photograph: Ivan Alvarado/Reuters

The Department of Education says “significant milestones” have been reached in getting religious congregations to hand over lands and properties to he(...)

Sean Cox suffered serious injury after he was attacked at random by an AS Roma supporter outside Anfield last year.

Sean Cox, the Liverpool fan who suffered a brain injury when he was attacked last year, was left “overjoyed” after his beloved Reds were crowned champ(...)

Mark Nugent with his wife Jacqui. Mark has completed five marathons.

Mark Nugent had always loved physical activity and lived for the next challenge before an accident in 2016 left him wheelchair-bound. “My life before(...)

Shane Gannon pictured outside his home in Kilbeggan, Co Westmeath. Photograph: Tom O’Hanlon

Shane Gannon from Kilbeggan, Co Westmeath, has to be careful when he picks up a plate because he can’t differentiate if it’s hot or cold since sufferi(...)

Hospital cleaners are among the thousands of support staff across the country who will be balloted on strike action. File photograph: Getty

The Government is facing a potential national strike by support staff in hospitals across the country including porters, security personnel, cleaners (...)

Undated handout screengrab taken with permission from the twitter feed of @coxynwa of Liverpool fan Sean Cox. Photograph: Support Sean/PA WireN

Irish Liverpool FC fan Sean Cox who sustained a serious brain injury in an attack by an Italian hooligan has spoken to the public for the first time s(...)

Martina and Seán Cox. Seán will attend a fundraiser in his honour on Friday.

Seán Cox is to attend a fundraising match in his honour, between the “Legends” of Liverpool and the FAI next Friday. The Meath man, who turns 54 next(...)

Martina Cox pictured with her husband Sean Cox at the National Rehabilitation Hospital in Dún Laoghaire. Photograph supplied by family.

I’m in the front room of Sean Cox’s house, sitting with his wife, Martina, on the grey curved sofa that he designed. Opposite us is the large flatscre(...)

Jim Clancy who suffered a life-changing fall in 2012: “Most of us learn as babies to perambulate. We don’t ever have to think about such a basic, but complex, task again. Walking is just taken for granted.” Photograph: Donal O’Connell

Recently I walked the Sheep’s Head Way. There is nothing remarkable, you may say, about a healthy, able-bodied, middle-aged man completing a 92km tra(...)

Sandra Farrell and her son Ryan (23), who suffered a brain injury at the age of 19. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

After 19-year-old Ryan Farrell fell off a high railing, head first on to concrete, during a night out in Dublin city centre, his family were told ther(...)

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