In the normal course of events Brian Cowen, who has just turned 60, might well have been a formidable candidate in last Saturday’s election. It was not to be. He, like so many of his peers, called time on his political career almost a decade ago.
Irish television history was made tonight on RTÉ One, when Brian Dowling and Kai Widdrington, and Lottie Ryan and Emily Barker took to the floor as same-sex professional and celebrity dance partners, in a first for the dance series, both in the Ireland and in the UK.
A new law extending the minimum jail time that murderers serve hasn’t been activated yet — so families bereaved by murder are begging Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan to implement the Parole Act 2019, writes
A headlice specialist has urged the Government to take urgent action in tackling a major outbreak of nits, which she says has now spread to up to 60% of children in national schools as well as babies in creches around the country.
Here's a scenario: You have two children — one in their teens, the other a few years off second-level — and you’re a single parent. The obvious thing to do is to then foster two babies, including one sent straight from the hospital.
The mother of teenager Jack Downey who died after he took a substance at the Indiependence Festival in Co Cork in August is to participate in the Tipperary Ladies Mini Marathon in order to raise funds for the intensive care unit (ICU) where her son died.