“Given his age, it’s questionable whether he should have been driving,” the judge said. Photograph: iStock

A judge in the case of an 84-year-old driver who hit a cyclist without realising has warned more elderly motorists will be involved in crashes as Irel(...)

Pictured (LtoR) Melanie Froud and Niamh Fitzgerald of Crosscare  at the launch of the Report On Use Of Naloxone on International Overdose Awareness Day in Filmbase in Dublin’s Templebar on Wednesday. The report recommends Naloxone be rolled out nationally ‘in a measured strategic way’ with ‘dedicated resources and personnel assigned...in each region.’ Photograph: Tim Bingham

It was a “no-brainer” that a medication that can reverse the effect of a potentially fatal drug overdose be made available nationally, a mother traine(...)

Peter Fallon, with Moses Hill in Loughcrew. Photograph: Suella Holland/The Gallery Press

Peter Fallon was my first poet – the first I met, the first I heard read poems in public. When I moved to Dublin in 1970, unlettered in the ways of(...)

Eason’s bookshop on Dublin’s O’Connell Street had sold out of all works by Seamus Heaney  by last  Tuesday morning. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

Poetry collections by the late Seamus Heaney have been selling out in Dublin bookshops since the poet’s death last Friday.Eason’s bookshop on Dublin’s(...)