Helen Roche

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Beef cattle on the grass in Kilkenny

Ireland has long prided itself on its credentials as a producer of natural, wholesome food. Kerrygold’s international success was underpinned by image(...)

“Deep concern and dissatisfaction”: the Abbey Theatre’s directors, Graham McLaren and Neil Murray. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

More than 300 actors, directors, designers, agents and playwrights have complained to the Minister for Culture about the Abbey Theatre’s recently adop(...)

A joint UCC/NUIG project will investigate the potential of food supplement omega 3, derived from marine algae, to prevent depression and boost mental health. Photograph: Getty Images

More than €26 million has been awarded to 51 food and forestry research projects by the Department of Agriculture, Minister Simon Coveney announced th(...)

A young girl holds a sign during an anti-trans fat rally in New York, one of the first places where trans fats were banned. Photograph: Susan Watts/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images

The Food and Drug Administration in the US is set to ban artery-clogging trans fats, deeming them an unsafe ingredient. The move, announced in early N(...)