Rory O Donnell

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Transport-orientated development will be possible with Metrolink in Dublin and in cities where BusConnects is fully in place, according to the report. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Providing extensive “transport-orientated development” at key urban locations will be critical to ending the dominance of cars in Irish cities, accord(...)

Transport policy needs to be more adaptive and collaborative to overcome evident fragmentation, report finds. Photograph: Eric Luke

The extent to which climate policy will have to radically change in line with the Government’s declared intention to scale up ambition in tackling cli(...)

Statistics show that Ireland is undergoing a historic shift in its traditional pattern of home ownership.

Like a lot of Irish people her age, Elizabeth feels trapped. “The help-to-buy scheme is no good to me because the cost of new builds is so astronomic(...)

Dancing queens: Two young women enjoy themselves at the annual Trinity Ball in Trinity College Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Ronaldo Lukason University College Dublin Students’ Union promotions officer Three things I like about UCD and the city it is in: 1 Student life – (...)

Medicine shortages
  • Health
  • October 28, 2014, 14:46

A warning from pharmacists that the shortage of certain medicines in the Republic poses a significant risk to patient health cannot be ignored. Result(...)

Rising rents, a shortage of homes and a lack of security in tenancies are contributing to serious problems for those on low incomes. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

New housing institutions are needed which can attract the kind of finance required for an ambitious new programme of social housing, according to a G(...)

The HSE are urging the public to get vaccinated as flu cases continue to rise. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times.

Three more people have died from flu related illnesses and the number of cases is continuing to rise rapidly. Some hospitals have banned visit(...)

 New measures next month will promote  greater use of generic drugs. Photograph: Bloomberg

The price of one of the most heavily used medicines in Ireland will fall by 20 per cent next month under new measures to promote the greater use of ge(...)

Irish Pharmacy Union has said pharmacies are experiencing ‘significant’  shortages of key medicines including anti-depressants such as cymbalta above. Photograph: Getty

Pharmacies are experiencing “significant” shortages of key medicines including anti-depressants, according to a survey carried out by the Irish Pharma(...)

An IMB survey found eight out of 10 consumers would accept a generic medicine if offered it by their doctor or pharmacist

A new pricing system which could significantly reduce the cost of generic drugs will be implemented in the last quarter of this year, according to the(...)