Eva Milka and Eoin Jenkinson of Gaelic Escargot, the snail farm and business they run in County Carlow. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

From hemp and medicinal herbs, a new generation of farmers are exploring new methods and new crops  Eva Milka first came to Ireland from Po(...)

Dual pricing is typified by insurers offering new customers better rates than those renewing their policies, who may end up paying a “loyalty premium”. Photograph: iStock

The Central Bank has found that dual pricing across motor and home insurance policies is more common than coverage providers have admitted, at a time (...)

It is understood over 60 solicitors applied to be considered for the title of Senior Counsel, of which 17 were chosen.

The first group of solicitors to be granted the title of “senior counsel” has been announced, following Cabinet approval. For centuries only barriste(...)

Sales of houses and apartments in Cork – the second-largest market – were down 20 per cent to 2,304. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The impact of coronavirus restrictions has had a significant impact on the residential property market with sales of houses and apartments down 23 per(...)

‘People underestimate the number of roles that pharmacists have.’ Photograph: iStock
Why study pharmacy?

We’re all waiting for the pharmaceutical industry to deal with coronavirus. Until they develop treatments and a vaccine, people will keep getting sick(...)

Pine Lodge, Burnaby, Greystones, Co Wicklow: former home of Saoirse Ronan sold for  €1.66m

As coronavirus slows the property market to a crawl, with viewers unable to visit properties and uncertainty over mortgage approvals and job security,(...)

Gardaí   conduct checks on pedestrians and motorists in Dublin city centre on Wednesday. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP via Getty Images

The Government hopes that a combination of awareness of the “last resort” coercive powers granted to gardaí for this holiday weekend, the shaming powe(...)

Scoliosis, a severe curvature of the spine, affects about 1 per cent of children and adolescents in Ireland. Photograph: iStock

Doctors have been told to suspend the use of a specific range of spinal rods in children with severe scoliosis until a review of the products has been(...)

Hormone replacement therapy treats symptoms of the menopause

Many women using hormone replacement therapy (HRT) are finding it difficult to get the medicines due to shortages in Ireland over the past few months.(...)

Minister for Health Simon Harris: pointed out that the Health Products Regulatory Authority was responsible for the regulation of medical devices. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

A senior paediatric surgeon expressed concerns over a system of medical rods implanted in young children with severe scoliosis to Minister for Health (...)

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