Andrew Jones

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The death of a schoolboy with a dairy allergy after cheese was thrown at him could be the first known case of its kind, an expert has said. Karanbir (...)

Andrew Jones with his mother have both tested positive for Lynch syndrome, a hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer. “We were advised to go and see a cancer genetics specialist in the Mater hospital,” he says

Andrew Jones didn’t realise he had inherited a predisposition to colorectal cancer until he underwent several investigations six years ago and it was (...)

Dubliner Andrew Jones was diagnosed with bowel cancer in 2013 and has since been diagnosed with Lynch Syndrome, which is a predisposition to certain types of bowel cancer. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Andrew Jones is from Blackrock in Dublin and works in finance. He was 34 when diagnosed with bowel cancer in March 2013. It came out of the blue. “I(...)

Lisnagarvey’s Neal Glassey with Kenny Carroll of Railway Union in Senior Cup action. Photograph: INPHO/Dan Sheridan

South African international Shannon Boucher denied YMCA a cup shock as Glenanne belatedly pulled clear to take their place in the final four of the Ir(...)

Australian cricketer Sean Abbott arrives at the funeral of  Phillip Hughes in Macksville. Abbott was the bowler who delivered the ball which struck Hughes during a first class cricket match on November 25th. Photograph: Jason Reed / Reuters

Sean Abbott alone will decide whether he wants to return to first class cricket at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Tuesday, two weeks after his short-pit(...)

Pope Francis uses a tablet to send a tweet with members of Scholas Occurentes Argentina at the Vatican today, the first anniversary of his inauguration. Photograph: Osservatore Romano/Reuters.

Pope Francis “is a man who accepted the will of the Lord to become successor of St Peter when it was put to him, without any questioning or wit(...)

Gardaí in Co Wicklow have arrested a man in connection with an international investigation into alleged online offences.

Three men, including one based in Ireland, have been indicted in the US in connection with Silk Road, the internet black-market bazaar in which illega(...)