Supervet Noel Fitzpatrick. ‘I want to fix you,’ say those Laois eyes. ‘I want to put splints on your limbs and give you lovely drugs and wrap you in a fluffy blue blanket.’

If you type “Supervet Noel Fitzpatrick” into Google image search you will be inundated by photos of the eponymous fur-physician cradling dogs and cats(...)

A video screengrab shows Prof Noel Fitzpatrick carrying the lost swan to the canal. Image: Twitter

“Supervet” Prof Noel Fitzpatrick came to the rescue of a startled swan wandering in Dublin traffic on Tuesday and returned the bird to the Grand Canal(...)

David Drumm: has  filed a High Court action against law firm Matheson and has also commenced action against AIG Europe. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm has filed a High Court action against Matheson, the law firm that advised the bank on the crisis-e(...)

Prof Noel Fitzpatrick says it’s possible to give animals new legs, feet, knees and shoulders but the moral and ethical implications must be considered. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The technology exists to replace limbs and body parts of cats and dogs but vets should ensure that using this technology is in the best interests of t(...)