Nurses on the picket line at James Connolly Memorial Hospital, Blanchardstown, on Wednesday. Photograph:  Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin

Nurses began their campaign of industrial action yesterday buoyed up by widespread public support, but whether this can be maintained remains to be se(...)

Rolling theatre closures are familiar now to all surgeons across Ireland. Photograph: iStock

There are many factors which are intensifying the problems facing the health system but one that is undeniably central is the shocking shortage of bed(...)

Peter O'Rourke, with hairdresser Ruth Robertson and model at the 2013 Peter Mark Hairstyling Awards at the Burlington Hotel

It is 52 years since Peter and Mark Keaveney first opened their doors at 87 Grafton Street in Dublin. Since then the company has seen highs and lows a(...)