Seeking a way out of the city, residents of Tacloban, Philippines, some injured, gather at the wreckage of the local airport. Photograph: Jes Aznar/The New York Times

Irish charities have renewed appeals for relief aid as new storms threaten to hamper rescue efforts in the Philippines. Plan Ireland chief exec(...)

A report from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) released today - World Mental Health Day - indicates that one in three young people in Ireland is likely to have experienced some form of mental disorder by the age of 13.  Photograph: Getty Some children are being locked up between 8pm and 8am

Young Irish people may have higher rates of mental disorder than young people of similar age in other countries, according to new research published t(...)