Partially sighted pensioner Raymond Flynn, 80, from Audenshaw, Manchester after he had his  vision restored for the first time in nearly a decade after he received a ‘bionic eye’. Photograph: PA

A retinal implant, or “bionic eye” has successfully restored the central vision of a British pensioner. Ray Flynn of Manchester received the Argus II (...)

In Dublin, Aer Lingus shares rose 3.4 per cent, marking  a reversal of recent sentiment towards airline stocks in the wake of the Ebola scare. Photograph: Alan Betson

European stocks rose yesterday, ending the longest rout in 11 years, while Italian and Greek bonds gained on prospects for more stimulus. Ten-year It(...)

Ryanair, one of the weightiest stocks on the Iseq, contributed to yesterday’s decline by falling 2.37 per cent to close at €6.82. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

The Iseq’s bad run continued yesterday. The index fell by 1 per cent on international economic concerns, its worst three-day run since July 2012.Europ(...)

Intel has lost its challenge against a record €1.06 billion fine handed down by European Union regulators. Photo: Reuters

Intel has lost its challenge against a record €1.06 billion fine handed down by European Union antitrust regulators five years ago for blocking rival(...)

Intel will today hear the outcome of its challenge at the European Union’s General Court to a record €1.06 billion fine for unfairly squeezing out riv(...)

Campaign groups have called on the Government to introduce a national vision strategy to help prevent eye disease. Photograph: PA

A proper strategy to deal with preventable eye diseases could save the State €76 million a year, it has been claimed. A new report by th(...)

HP chief executive Meg Whitman. photograph: justin sullivan/getty images

In a keynote address that emphasised her company’s innovation “DNA” – and which veered between discussions of 3D printing and the cloud to a video of (...)

The new Intel Galileo development board that features the Quark SoC X1000 technology - both were designed in Intel Ireland Photography: Marc O’Sullivan

Intel, the chipmaker that gets more than 80 per cent of revenue from the personal-computer market, forecast sales that may top some analysts’ estimate(...)

Eye health: keeping your blood pressure under control is crucial in relation to central retinal vein occlusion which is the second most common vascular cause of significant sight loss after diabetes-related sight loss

Preventable blindness is the new buzz term among eye doctors, many of whom will gather in Dublin later this month (October 25th and 26th) to discuss t(...)

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TODAYResults: Boston Scientific; Zynga. Meetings: Senior enterprise forum (Knightsbridge Hotel, Co Meath).Indicators: Irish quarterly institutional se(...)