Anne Twomey

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There is nothing quite like the moment a baby cuts his first tooth. That little gummy smile punctuated by his first pearly whites just couldn’t get an(...)

Jess Murphy, chef proprietor at Kai in Galway. Photograph: Hany Marzouk

The Cookbook Club at Kai Cafe and Restaurant in Galway has selected the titles for its next four dinners, at which chef/proprietor Jess Murphy will co(...)

The ongoing direct provision controversy sees some 4,000 asylum seekers remaining in designated centres awaiting a decision on their status.

The treatment of asylum seekers in Ireland will be addressed by former Supreme Court judge Catherine McGuinness as part of this year’s Mother Jones Fe(...)

Half of  Irish 12-year-olds and 75% of  15-year-olds have some decay in their permanent teeth

A sugar tax will not provide “a miraculous quick fix” for high levels of tooth decay among Irish children, the Irish Dental Association has said. Th(...)

Decay in service: IDA says ‘highly effective’ schools screening service was undermined. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Thousands of children with chronic dental infection requiring multiple extractions are waiting up to a year for treatment, the Irish Dental Associatio(...)

 A survey of athletes at the London Olympics in 2012 by a team from University College London  found  55 per cent had  cavities, 45 per cent tooth erosion and 76 per cent  gum disease. Photograph: Mike Egerton/PA Wire

Fit and athletic men and women are increasingly suffering from cavities because of the growing consumption of “healthy” sports drinks, the new presid(...)

 Stephen Dawson (left) and Dennis Liddelow during their marriage ceremony outside Parliament House in Canberra, Australia, last Saturday. The law allowing such unions has been rejected in the Australian High Court. Photograph: Alan Porritt/EPA

Same-sex couples who married in Australia’s capital Canberra since last Saturday will have their marriages annulled after the High Court ruled against(...)