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Audi A5 Sportback when understatement is an overstatement

Audi A5 Sportback when understatement is an overstatement

I always feel that cars such as the Audi A5 Sportback divide opinion.  Some people really love them because they are ‘understated’ in their looks – and smooth to drive. Others wouldn’t give them a second glance because they want a bit of real crackle from their...

TILDA’s €10 million for ageing research

The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA), will get a  €10 million  cash injection over the next 5 years from the Health Research Board (HRB) to fund its research on ageing.  By 2021, about one in seven in the Irish population will be aged 65+ and by 2031 this...

Martin calls for hospitals control to revert to state

Fianna Fail leader Micheál Martin’s call last week for the secularisation of Irish Hospitals from religious orders has drawn a curt “no comment” from  St. Vincent’s Healthcare Group. Mr. Martin claimed that property interests retained by the Catholic Church in...

Cancer patients hit by high car parking charges

The Irish Cancer Society has called for free or subsidised parking for all cancer patients. The society wants politicians to take a stand on this issue following the unsuccessful campaign late last year to get hospitals to change their parking pricing policy for...

Record numbers of living kidney donor transplants

Health Minister Simon Harris revealed details of organ transplant and donation figures for 2016 which highlights a record performance for the ‘Living Kidney Donor Programme’ of 50 living donor transplants for the first time. In total, 280 organ transplants were...