Members of the  Save Roscommon campaign.

On a map, the 30 sq km of Roscommon that is being proposed as an addition to Westmeath looks like a square wedge marked off by one of those colonial l(...)

Richard Pops, chief executive  of Alkermes.  Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

Irish drugmaker Alkermes fell Tuesday after receiving US regulatory approval for a schizophrenia treatment, and an analyst predicted that uptake of th(...)

Alkermes president Shane Cooke. Photograph: Kate Geraghty/ The Irish Times

Alkermes, the Irish drug company specialising in drugs for conditions affecting the central nervous system has upgraded its forecasts for the full yea(...)

Richard Pops, chief executive  of Alkermes at their Dublin offices. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Revenue at Irish drug group Alkermes jumped almost 24 per cent in the first three months of the year, to $161.2 million, ahead of analyst expectations(...)

Richard Pops, chief executive  of Alkermes in their Dublin offices. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Biopharma group Alkermes has reported fourth-quarter earnings and revenues that beat expectations. However, it fell to a full-year loss on generally (...)

Civitas is developing an inhaled form of the drug levadopa that is currently used by Parkinson’s patients in tablet form.

Irish private equity group Fountain Healthcare is one of the big winners following the sale of a company that has developed a experimental therapy fo(...)

Walgreens  pharmacy chain announced a  deal to acquire full control of Switzerland-based Alliance Boots – but without an inversion that could have saved the company billions of dollars in taxes. Photograph: Reuters

Billions of dollars were wiped off the value of European healthcare companies yesterday after the Obama administration threatened action to halt the w(...)

Johnny Ronan has found tenants for most of the vacant space in Connaught House, his upmarket office block on Burlington Road in Dublin 4.

Weeks after announcing that he is gearing up to re-enter the office construction market, Johnny Ronan has found tenants for most of the vacant space (...)

Richard Pops, Alkermes chief executive, says that the company is not interested in being bought out as it nears the launch of new drugs.Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / THE IRISH TIMES

Dublin-based Alkermes has the low-tax domicile currently in vogue among multinational pharmaceutical companies but is not interested in being bought o(...)

Out Wednesday: Germany’s unemployment rate. Photograph: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

TODAY Results: Circle Oil; Genesco; Naturex. Indicators: German Gfk consumer confidence survey (June). TOMORROW Meetings: Small Firms Association conf(...)