Patients may be convinced by anecdotal or unverified evidence supporting the efficacy of alternative treatments.

In March, 2018, the Spanish Organisation of Medical Colleges created what they called “an observatory against pseudosciences, pseudotherapies, intrusi(...)

Dr Crokes’ Johnny Buckley runs into South Kerry traffic during the Kerry SFC Final at  Austin Stack Park in Tralee. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Dr Crokes 0-17 South Kerry 1-12 Dr Crokes posted back-to-back Kerry SFC titles after an epic battle with South Kerry in a high-quality decider playe(...)

A 21-year-old south Kerry man who sped from his bed in the early hours  after it  came to light his girlfriend might be with another man, has ended up before the court on a charge of dangerous driving

A 21-year-old south Kerry man who sped from his bed in the early hours of the Feast of the Epiphany, after it suddenly came to light his girlfriend mi(...)

Irish Water says it still intends to pursue businesses for unpaid commercial rates

Irish Water is to inherit a debt of €100 million in relation to unpaid commercial water rates from local authorities later this year, while a furth(...)

The new chair of Kerry County Council, Cllr John Brassil, FF, a pharmacist and engineer from Ballyheigue - a married man with three children - has already declared his interest in running in the next general election for Fianna Fáil.  Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

A Fianna Fáil councillor has been elected to the chair of Kerry County Council with support from Fine Gael in a historic election signalling the end o(...)

Bernadine (right) rips apart the food net, Yasmine (left)  at the  Kaziranga Forest Trail in Dublin Zoo

Cramps, back pain, mood swings, food cravings… pregnancy is no cakewalk.But spare a thought for Yasmin, Dublin Zoo’s premier Asian elephant.After 22 m(...)

Full list of candidates Dynastic politics are a strong feature of the battle for seats on Kerry County Council.   The outcome will(...)

Cian Healy is fully behind his old club Clontarf as they prepare to face the world famous Barbarians at Castle Avenue next Wednesday. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Although only a small segment of the battle actually was fought close to the seafront in Clontarf, you can never let the facts get in(...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has confirmed his party’s intention to stand for election in Northern Ireland in 2019. Photograph: Alan Betson

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has confirmed his party’s intention to stand for election in Northern Ireland in 2019. “I’ve set that as a ta(...)

Senator Deirdre Clune said it was Marie O’Donoghue and her battle on behalf of her son which forced the State to recognise not just her son’s right to an education but the educational rights of all children, regardless of their disability. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A young man who helped establish the educational rights of people with severe disabilities when his family took an action on his behalf against the St(...)

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