Jeremiah Cronin (21) with his father Daniel and mother Margaret Cronin. Ms Cronin said she was shocked to learn that her son’s records were being used by the Department of Health without her consent.

A woman whose disabled son’s sensitive health records were being used as part of controversial dossiers for the Department of Health has rejected clai(...)

Inmates attend the launch of Storybook Mams at Dóchas women’s prison, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

‘When the world says give up, hope whispers Try it one more time’. The words are on a wall just inside the entrance to Dóchas, after the airport-style(...)