Last year, a house selling for €350,000 may only have been open to those on incomes – joint or otherwise – of €90,000 or more. Photograph: iStock

While we may all be hoping that we will get to use those airline and holiday vouchers we have accumulated since the pandemic hit soon, we may first be(...)

Many banks stopped offering exceptions to the Central Bank’s lending rules, which allow people to borrow more than 3.5 times income, or to buy a home with less than a 10 per cent deposit.

The Central Bank has written to the chief executives of mortgage lenders in Ireland reprimanding them for not dealing with their customers in an appro(...)

The Irish Haemophilia Society (IHS) confirmed on Thursday morning that the person received gene therapy as part of a clinical trial. Photograph: iStock

Gene therapy has been used to treat a person with haemophilia for the first time in Ireland, a patient group has announced. The Irish Haemophilia Soc(...)

Medical students are now being taught how to search and critically appraise the best ‘evidence-based medicine’. Photograph: Thinkstock

We assume that the medicine we receive is evidence based and up to date, but in fact it can take an average of 17 years for evidence to filter down to(...)