Although the Irish Civil War ended in May 1923, Republican prisoners remained in jails across the country. To protest against their interment without trial, many IRA prisoners went on hunger strike in the autumn of 1923. Pauline Murphy has researched one of their number, Staff Officer of the IRA Cork No.1 […]

Hands up who understands what osteoporosis is?  And why is a GP with self-confessed passion for women’s health talking about bones? Because, almost exclusively, this is an issue that affects women. First, a few myths to be dispelled: Osteoporosis is not the same as osteoarthritis – two completely different animals. […]