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The scientists have successfully reversed the mutation’s effects by slowing cancer cell growth in laboratory conditions. Photograph: iStock

Scientists in Trinity College Dublin have discovered how a specific genetic mutation causes an incurable childhood cancer, and have successfully rever(...)

Children are more vulnerable than adults because their bodies heat up quicker.

This summer, The Irish Times will offer tips, advice and information for parents on how to help their children thrive during the holiday mon(...)

A screen shot from a video on social media of the incident.

Gardaí have started investigation after social media footage emerged of vehicles, including a hearse believed to be carrying one of the victims of the(...)

  Forensic collision investigator, Garda Cliff Harding pictured leaving Dublin City Coroner’s Court. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

An inquest into the death of a two-year-old boy who was killed after being struck by a vehicle at a halting site in Co Wicklow three years ago has hea(...)

It was not known if Rean Jay Cabangal had been pushed or pulled off the castle during horseplay as there had been no adult supervision at the time, court told

A 10-year-old Co Meath boy, who broke his left elbow when he fell from a bouncy castle, is to receive €40,000 compensation from the Co Kildare hotel w(...)

 Joe Hammel from Bettystown, Co Meath  with his son Joseph. Photograph: Ciara Wilkinson

A man who on Wednesday completed a challenge to run 3,650 kms over 365 days, all to raise funds for the hospital caring for his son, said he got throu(...)

The house at  Rutland Grove in Crumlin, Dublin, where David Fortune stabbed his father Gerry Fortune (62) on August 19th, 2018.

A convicted killer who stabbed his father to death in his home, where he “should have felt safe”, has been jailed for 12 years by a judge at the Centr(...)

Last January, at the peak of the third wave of the pandemic, more than 2,000 people were hospitalised with coronavirus.

A further 319 Covid-19 cases have been reported in the State. The Department of Health on Friday said there were 60 Covid-19 patients in hospital wit(...)

Mr Justice Paul Coffey said Deirdre Morley continues to suffer from a mental disorder under the meaning of the legislation and is in need of inpatient care at a designated centre.

Paediatric nurse Deirdre Morley, who was found not guilty of the murders of her three children by reason of insanity, has been committed to the Centr(...)

Aine O’Donovan and Niamh Costello of the Irish Children’s Arthritis Network,  which actively encourages, supports and trains youth volunteers.

Encouraging our youth to participate in social action and volunteering may seem complicated, yet many will volunteer out of altruism rather than a sen(...)

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