Fr Kevin Doran, who sits on the Mater’s board of directors and the board of governors, would not comment   on the hospital’s decision. Photograph: Eric Luke

The Mater Hospital in Dublin has said it will comply with the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act 2013.In a brief statement issued yesterday the h(...)

Sir Michael Marmot: “There’s an intimate relationship between where you are on the social hierarchy and your health. The people at the top have the longest life, those in the middle are shorter, and as you get lower and lower, the life expectancy gets shorter and shorter.”

Money doesn’t buy happiness, they say, but the clear evidence is that it does buy you extra years of life. The flip side of this, of course, is that t(...)

Barnardos ambassador Richie Sadlier togged out with Owen Keating and Dermot Moloney from  Sodexo  to celebrate their Guinness World Record success for the longest five-a-side football match ever.

Two Irish teams have set a world record for the longest five-a-side football match. The teams, from Sodexo Ireland in Dublin, played a 53-hour (...)

 Fr Kevin Doran:   ‘The issue is broader than just abortion. What’s happening is the Minister is saying hospitals are not entitled to have an ethos.’ Photograph: Moya Nolan

The Mater hospital in Dublin “cannot comply” with the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act and cannot carry out abortions, a member of its board of(...)

Norah Gibbons, chair of the new Child and Family Agency, said attitudes towards children have modified in recent decades, changing from a viewpoint of children as property to children as human beings.

The richest minority in Ireland have seen their wealth rise during the course of the economic crisis, the MacGill summer school has heard. Kathleen Ly(...)

There is scope to ease austerity in the upcoming budget, Fianna Fáil finance spokesman, Michael McGrath has said. The Central Bank earlier called on t(...)

Aodhan Ó Ríordáin: criticised school patrons who he said were responsible for a “vacuum of leadership”. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

CONOR POPE, Consumer Affairs CorrespondentExpensive e-books and tablet computers are being introduced to Irish schools without any consideration of th(...)

 Jolanta Lubiene (27) and her daughter, Enrika (8). Photograph: Domnick Walsh/Eye Focus

The family of a Lithuanian mother and daughter murdered in their home in Co Kerry at the weekend yesterday expressed their gratitude to everyone who (...)

On graduating from Trinity College Dublin last year, James Clifford had a business idea. While volunteering on St Vincent De Paul’s Trinity-based pant(...)

Fr  Michael Fleming gets ready for Mass  as Mass  cards  made by local schoolchildren are displayed. Photograph: Domnick Walsh/Eye Focus

Gardaí investigating the murder of a woman and her eight- year-old daughter in Killorglin, Co Kerry, have begun examining whether the woman may have m(...)

  • « First
  • Prev
  • 16
  • 17
  • 18
  • 19
  • 20
  • 21
  • Next
  • Last »