Thomas Pringle: ‘I cannot stress enough that the new maternity hospital must be public and it must be secular’

The Minister of State for Disability Anne Rabbitte has said while concerns “continue to circulate” in relation to the potential involvement of the Rel(...)

Prof Paddy Mallon, a consultant at St Vincent’s Hospital and professor of microbial diseases at UCD. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Early data emerging from Denmark and South Africa indicates there may be a lower hospitalisation rate linked to the Omicron variant of Covid-19, accor(...)

Stu Teehan.

Stu Teehan has always been aware of the need to be vigilant about cancer, particularly as in his various roles as a director, cameraman and photograph(...)

The advisory group on antigen testing recently recommended that individuals who attend restaurants, cinemas, bars and nightclubs, or who participate in contact sports, multi-household visits or car-sharing, should use antigen tests regularly

A further 3,805 Covid-19 cases have been reported in the State. The Department of Health said on Twitter that as of 8am on Sunday, there were 582 peo(...)

Emer McLysaght: ‘In late 2019 I was granted that almost mythical HSE funding to take a bed in a private psychiatric hospital for eating disorder treatment.’ Photograph: Getty Images

Last week I donated to a Go Fund Me appeal following a plea from a young Cork woman desperate for treatment for her eating disorder. She needed €60,00(...)

A woman who sued a hospital over an alleged delay in diagnosing and treating a viral illness has settled her High Court action for €10 million. The se(...)

Robert Fisk, a man of ‘extraordinary courage and journalistic genius’. Photograph: Mick Tsikas/EPA

IN A NEW MEMOIR, JOURNALIST LARA MARLOWE RECALLS THE LIFE SHE SHARED WITH HER FORMER HUSBAND When the British journalist Robert Fisk died of a s(...)

The paucity of clinical trials means patients requiring access to experimental drugs and therapies not available to the public often seek out those trials in locations overseas. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Thousands of patients from all over the State will gain faster access to new drugs and treatments under a €5.3 million plan to fund clinical trials at(...)

Margaret Skinnider: involved in the three great causes of women, labour and Ireland in the early decades of the 20th century

Margaret Skinnider, who died 50 years ago on October 11th, was involved in the three great causes of women, labour and Ireland in the early decades of(...)

Niamh O’Donoghue in Abu Dhabi.

“I don’t look sick though, do I?” says primary school teacher Niamh O’Donoghue of two pictures taken of her in the United Arab Emirates last summ(...)

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