Conor Wright (25) was the lifeguard on duty at the Swan Leisure pool in Rathmines when a swimmer got into difficulties at around 10am onThursday.

The quick reaction and skills of a lifeguard in a south Dublin swimming pool saved a man from drowning. Conor Wright (25) was the lifeguard on duty (...)

Fine Gael Senator Catherine Noone: “I am tired of listening to colleagues in the Seanad and elsewhere saying ‘they’re just fat’ and ‘if they eat less they won’t be fat’.” File photograph: Getty Images

Clinically obese Irish children are waiting 2½ years for specialist treatment and “urgently require” more timely access, doctors have said. The W82G(...)