The UN Human Rights Council in Geneva: All rights depend upon the existence of an assembly of people to affirm them. Photograph: Jean-Pierre Clatot/AFP/Getty Images

The abortion referendum campaign has been characterised by an emphasis on telling people’s stories rather than engaging in theoretical dialogue. That(...)

Concealed pregnancies: during a study carried out in 2015, midwife Sylvia Murphy-Tighe spoke to women who described their fear of being pregnant as “paralysing”. Photograph: Getty

The baby girl was stillborn. Her mother gave birth in a car in Birr, Co Offaly on March 29th, following a “concealed pregnancy” and presented at Midla(...)

Kim Cattrall, Cynthia Nixon, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kristin Davis in Sex and the City: still influential 20 years later

As if we needed reminding that the late 1990s was a golden era for TV, 2018 marks the 20th anniversary of many much-loved series, among them Dawson’s (...)

Winner: Patricia Poprawa’s ‘Draw me in . . . I’m waiting’

A painting titled Draw me in . . . I’m waiting, has won the overall prize at this year’s Sightsavers Junior Painter Awards. The winners of the compet(...)

Heavy drinking costs others some €873m annually, a new HSE study has found.

Heavy drinking has a “clearly substantial” impact on family, friends, colleagues and strangers, and costs others some €873 million annually, a new stu(...)

Sexual violence is a brutal act, regardless of where it happens and who it happens to – there is no typical victim or typical scenario. The one thing (...)

Head of journalism at Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) Kate Shanahan said tech giants were not going to take  responsibility for fake news unless they faced  financial fines.

The phenomenon of ‘fake news’ will not be tackled without social media and tech companies taking responsibility or without financial penalties, the he(...)

Volunteer Jackie Tracey with patient Laura Fabris at Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin

“You go into paediatrics because you want to care for children and then you spend all day hurting them” – injecting them and subjecting them to other (...)

Chief executive of Kastus John Browne and Alan Crean, vice-president of sales and marketing

Kastus, an Irish company responsible for the creation of a ground-breaking technology to prevent the spread of superbugs, has announced the closure of(...)

Daft’s research shows that the Dart, which runs along Dublin’s coastline, continues to attract a greater premium than the Luas.

Renters living near the Dart or Luas public transport lines are paying a premium of 17 per cent, or some €3,360 a year, according to new data. Those l(...)

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