A Syrian Civil Defence (White Helmets) volunteer holds the body of a child after he was pulled from the rubble following a government forces air strike in Aleppo, in October 2016. File photograph: Ameer Alhalbi/AFP/Getty Images

The Syria Civil Defence (White Helmets) are to receive the 2016 Tipperary International Peace Award this coming September. The announcement was made (...)

Lucy O’Keeffe, chief executive of CroíValve, says the device works in tandem with the native valve to prevent backflow

The tricuspid valve is one of four valves in the heart that opens and closes to facilitate blood flow. In patients with a condition called tricuspid v(...)

US secretary of state John Kerry is to be honoured at the Tipperary International Peace Awards. Photograph: Dominique Faget/AFP/Getty Images

US secretary of state John Kerry is to be honoured for his efforts in trying to end conflict in a number of countries at the Tipperary International P(...)

UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon is to receive the Tipperary International Peace Award. File photograph: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images

Ban Ki-moon is to be awarded an international peace prize for his role in tackling climate change, global conflicts and natural disasters, it has been(...)

At the Stroke Survivors conference at Croke Park yesterday were Martin Quinn, Tipperary, Sinéad Hamill, Dublin, and David Bowe, Portlaoise. Photograph: Mark Stedman/Photocall

More than a third of stroke survivors (36 per cent) are left with no option but to pay privately for essential rehabilitation services, accordin(...)

Malala Yousafzai, the 16-year-old Pakistani schoolgirl who was shot by the Taliban last year. Photograph: PA

The 16-year-old Pakistani school pupil who was shot by the Taliban last year for campaigning for girls’ education will receive the Tipperary Internati(...)