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Prof Éamon de Valera in 1958

Evidence that a gynaecologist at the National Maternity Hospital on Holles Street, Dublin, faked documents to facilitate four illegal adoptions over 6(...)

Protesters outside the event in Belfast. Photograph: Amanda Ferguson

LGBT campaigners have protested outside a conference on “same-sex attraction” run by a Christian group in Belfast. The conference is being run by the(...)

Illustration: Getty Images

Irish doctors have been urged to be on the lookout for cases of a paralysing, polio-like condition that has affected hundreds of children in the US. (...)

  Sarah Healy’s 1,500 metres  time of 4:09.25 is some 10 seconds faster than the next best entrant.

It’s been a while since any Irish athletics team boasted so many medal prospects, especially with the O’Sullivan name among them. Even if it’s only th(...)

 Sophie O’Sullivan is presented with a medal from her mother Sonia at the Cork City Sports last year. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Sophie O’Sullivan, daughter of Olympic silver medallist Sonia O’Sullivan, will make her international debut in an Irish vest over 800 metres at the Eu(...)

Misha French Molloy is suffering from an invisible disease and, like an iceberg, her health problems lurk below the surface

All Misha Ffrench Molloy wants is to be a “normal” 14-year-old, whose biggest worries are her upcoming Junior Cert and what to wear to the next disco.(...)

The painful reality: some 880 children were waiting to see a paediatric rheumatology consultant in December 2017. Photograph: iStock

Negative experiences in school are unfortunately quite common for children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), according to Wendy Costello, chai(...)

Amanda Geard, who was diagnosed with ankylosing spondylitis, a form of arthritis, at 22.

It started with a niggle. An itchy pressure at the back of my pelvis: distracting, annoying, omnipresent. It was 2003 and I felt in my prime. I was st(...)

Anglo Irish trial: David Drumm denies conspiracy to defraud and false accounting. Photograph: Collins Courts

The Central Bank of Ireland didn’t query a report on the liquidity of Anglo Irish Bank that David Drumm discussed with them in October 2008, a witness(...)

Novena of poems:   Caitríona Ní Chléirchín   reads “In Memory of My Mother” at the graveside of  Patrick Kavanagh in Inniskeen, Co Monaghan, as part of a tribute to mark the 50th anniversary of  his death. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

It was “a day for the long johns”, as one of the older men present said to his neighbour. Nevertheless, 50 years after Patrick Kavanagh’s death on Nov(...)

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