Thousands of people in Ireland have uncontrolled epilepsy, which can have a major impact on their quality of life
Ireland at the forefront of MND research
Motor neurone disease is a devastating neurological disorder, but according to Prof Orla Hardiman, Irish researchers are making great strides in this area
Suicide inquests should not be held in public
Inquests into death by suicide are currently held in public, but this only adds to the grief of already traumatised families
Behind closed doors
The five major Dublin public voluntary hospitals have failed to comply with a HIQA recommendation that they should hold their board meetings in public, two years after the health safety watchdog told them they should do so.
IC - 'a headache in the pelvis'
Interstitial cystitis (IC) can cause very severe symptoms, making every day life difficult, yet there is currently no Irish support group for sufferers of this condition
Appreciating the gift of life
We talk to Vera Dwyer, who is the longest surviving single lung transplant recipient in the world, and look at what can be done to support those who have had transplants
Taxpayers' money wasted on kids' hospital
Much of the €40 million of taxpayers' money spent on planning for the now abandoned children's hospital at the Mater site in Dublin may have been wasted, the latest financial statements of the National Paediatric Hospital Development Board have indicated.
Children with cancer missing out on medical cards
The Childhood Cancer Foundation is working hard to raise awareness of the many issues faced by children with cancer and their families
Frozen berries linked to unexplained hepatitis A cases
Unexplained cases of hepatitis A could be due to contaminated imported frozen berries, the FSAI has warned