Vincent Maher

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  In December 1914, Kapp & Peterson dispatched ‘25,000 pipes’ from its factory in St Stephen’s Green to soldiers overseas

Reading Edmund Blunden’s classic memoir Undertones of War a while ago, I was intrigued by the mention of one of his colleagues, a fellow officer in th(...)

“Drug treatment is indicated for those with proven disease or at high risk of developing disease when diet and lifestyle interventions don’t sufficiently reduce LDL levels,” Prof Vincent Maher  explains. Photograph: Getty Images

Drug treatment, such as use of statins, works for those with proven heart and vascular disease, or at high risk of developing it when diet and lifesty(...)

Prof Vincent Maher in the cardiology unit of Tallaght Hospital. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Ireland has a big problem with undetected cases of stubbornly high cholesterol in the population that is leading to unnecessary deaths due to heart at(...)

Prof Vincent Maher is a consultant cardiologist at Tallaght hospital. “Raised cholesterol levels silently damage blood vessels on a daily basis.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Heart disease and stroke continue to be Ireland’s biggest killers in spite of improved prevention and diagnosis and more effective treatment options,(...)

Thousands of patients are being deprived of access to new medicines because the Health Service Executive has no money left to fund them this year. So(...)

Gardaí at the apartment block where a body was found at Wellmount Road, Finglas, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/ The Irish Times

A 23-year-old woman has been arrested by gardaí over the death of a man following a party in Dublin .She has been detained at Finglas Garda station by(...)

Gardaí at the apartment block where Mr Maher’s body was found at Wellmount Road, Finglas, Dublin on Saturday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Two men in their 20s who had been questioned over the death of a man following a party in Dublin have been released from Garda custody.They had been d(...)

Gardaí at the apartment block where a body was found at Wellmount Road, Finglas, Dublin, on Saturday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Gardaí are investigating if a man found dead at his rented apartment was fatally attacked at a party there, which then continued for a number of hours(...)