Pathologist said man would have lost consciousness almost immediately and not suffered in any way.

A 78-year-old man died after suffering catastrophic injuries when he lost his balance and fell to the bottom of an escalator in a Cork shopping centre(...)

Children playing at Gurraneasig national school in Kilbrittain, Co Cork. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Eoin Fitzpatrick, a primary school principal, has seen up close the deterioration in children’s physical and motor skills over the past decade or more(...)