The Central Bank is preparing to loosen restrictions on credit unions providing home loans

The Central Bank is preparing to loosen restrictions on credit unions providing home loans, almost a year after the Oireachtas finance committee calle(...)

Fergus Finlay at the launch of the annual Barnardos report. He is  retiring as its chief executive  after 13 years.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The situation of children in Ireland is worse today that it was in 2005, Barnardos chief executive Fergus Finlay has said. “At least then we didn’t (...)

Ella Rasmussen’s doctors started to prod her about children when she turned 30. She was single, suffered from endometriosis, and contemplated a hyster(...)

Central Bank deputy governor Ed Sibley said banks need to “take ownership” of their talent pipeline. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The Central Bank may impose gender-diversity targets on the State’s banks if they do not move decisively to boost the percentage of women at senior ex(...)

Reckitt Benckiser say two products have not passed the requirements for burst pressure towards the end of the shelf life.

Batches of Durex condoms have been recalled over fears that they may burst as they come to the end of their shelf life. The Health Products Regulator(...)

President Michael D Higgins  at Croke Park on Saturday. Speaking in the stadium on Sunday, the President said he was “very concerned about gambling” in sport. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

President Michael D Higgins has said he is troubled over the issue of gambling in sport – and that gambling platforms should not be allowed access to (...)

File photograph: PA Wire

The following is an edited version of the statement released by the HPRA on Thursday: The Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA) today states it(...)

Patients may be convinced by anecdotal or unverified evidence supporting the efficacy of alternative treatments.

Last March, the Spanish Organisation of Medical Colleges created what they called “an observatory against pseudosciences, pseudotherapies, intrusion ((...)

Anonymous sperm and egg donation is expected to be banned in Ireland, once the Minister for Health commences enactment of Parts 2 and 3 of the 2015 Children and Family Relationships Act, which allows for parentage through donor-assisted human reproduction.  File image: PA

Irish women undergoing fertility treatment can now avail of anonymously donated eggs for use in IVF without having to travel abroad, according to an i(...)

Leo Varadkar (left),  Catherine Noone and Simon Harris: both Mr Varadkar and Mr Harris are eager to move quickly on the new legislation. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The Government will move quickly to implement the decision of the people and legislate for abortion services, the Minister for Health, Simon Harris, h(...)

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