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Nurse Pauline Cafferkey, who has been admitted to Royal Free Hospital in London. Photograph:PA

Nurse Pauline Cafferkey is in a “stable” condition after being admitted to hospital for a third time since contracting Ebola. She is being transferred(...)

Dr Paddy Hillery, IMO NCHD committee, Dr Ray Walley, president of the IMO, and Dr Peadar Gilligan, consultant chairman, prior to a briefing on the health services in the context of the general election. Photograph: Chris Bellew/Fennell Photography

What are the health plans of the political parties? In 2011 promoting health and wellbeing was not a priority. Now all parties have included health pr(...)

A pre-election survey by the charity Alone has found “poor health” is the primary worry of older people. Respondents were specifically concerned about(...)

Catherine Murphy, Stephen Donnelly and  Róisín Shortall in the vanguard of the Social Democrats push for power. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Social Democrats TD Róisín Shortall has not ruled out participating in a rainbow administration involving several parties and Independents after the n(...)

Maev McDaid: ‘If I choose to have my own family, I don’t want them growing up in a place that denies them the right to make decisions about their own bodies.’

People ask me if I would ever move back to Ireland, and though I am proud to be Irish in many ways, sadly I answer no. As a woman, I feel I am a seco(...)

Junior doctors protest outside the department of health in London at the British government’s intention to impose new contracts. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

Junior doctors in Britain’s National Health Service have said they will consider “all options open to us”, possibly including an all-out strike, afte(...)

Paul Breen: ‘I would be happy with the term Londoner. I embrace the culture, identity and history of the London Irish.’

Reading the Generation Emigration article by another Fermanagh-born writer, Kylie Noble, on Monday, I found it refreshing and thought-provoking. My ow(...)

Charlie Macedo-Box can now eat ‘real food’ since he began taking the drug, Kuvan.

The life of Charlie Macedo- Box (11) and his family has been “dramatically different” since he started taking the first drug developed to help in the (...)

While it can be argued that most web browsing reveals little personal health detail, it’s a different ball game when data is aggregated.

It started with email. Which of us hasn’t inadvertently sent an email to the wrong person? Most of the time a withdrawal of the missive and an apology(...)

Global college: The costs of moving abroad are not as high as some  might think. If students qualify for an Irish maintenance grant, they  can take it with them to an EU university

The numbers of students from the Republic choosing to study in the UK has fallen to about 2,000 in the past three years. The reason? Massive fees inc(...)

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