A consultant analysing a mammogram. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

The Irish Cancer Society says it is on track to spend €30 million on cancer research in a decade, thanks to donations from the public. This year, €2.(...)

Elizabeth O’Kelly aged 30. Photograph Tom Honan/courtesy Maynooth University

In October it was announced that Elizabeth O’Kelly had left a remarkable €30 million to charity in her will. Rosita Boland looks into her past(...)

Elizabeth O’Kelly: “She was very quiet . . . She would have reminded you of Miss Marple.” Photograph: Alf Harvey

Fr Seán Kelly says that when Elizabeth O’Kelly gave him €12,000 to help fund the painting of the Catholic Church in Stradbally, Co Laois, she insisted(...)

Elizabeth O’Kelly, in 2015 at the opening of the Gemma Guihan exhibition in The Dunamaise Arts Centre. Photograph: Alf Harvey.

A Co Laois woman has bequeathed a total of €30 million to five charities in a massive windfall for the sector, it has emerged. One of those to receiv(...)