Pfizer has opened a $30 million high-tech laboratory at its Ringaskiddy plant in Cork – at the opening were Pfizer vice-president Paul Duffy, Minister of State for Research and Innovation Sean Sherlock, and Seamus Fives, Pfizer site lead. Photograph: Diane Cusack

Pfizer has opened a new $30 million unit at its Ringaskiddy facility.The New Product Technology Laboratory, which will employ 20 people, will allow th(...)

Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney and  Minister for Enteprise Richard Bruton have called on Rehab chief executive Angela  Kerins and the Rehab board to move to end the controversy regarding her salary as soon as possible.

Two Cabinet ministers today called on Rehab chief executive Angela Kerins to disclose her salary sooner rather than later to show there is transparenc(...)

A changing landscape

QUINNSWORTH: The supermarket chain’s founder Pat Quinn became a recognisable face across Ireland when he appeared in countless television ads weari(...)

Dr Paul Duffy,  vice president of Pfizer, which has announced a major investment in its Irish plants Photograph:  Daragh McSweeney/Provision

US drug giant Pfizer will invest $130 million upgrading two of its Irish plants to accommodate work on new drugs coming through its pipeline.The compa(...)

Viagra was the company’s sixth best-selling drug last year, pulling in income of $2.05 billion, up 4 per cent on 2011.

Pfizer’s little blue pill, Viagra, loses patent protection in Ireland and Britain today. It is just the latest blockbuster drug to fall off the patent(...)

It was the drug that launched a thousand quips. It not only propelled Pfizer into the public consciousness but put the company’s Irish headquarters an(...)

Ken Kelleher, chairman of the Little Island Community Association, outside Pfizer’s plant in Little Island, Cork, today. Photograph: Provision

Pfizer will lose its Little Island manufacturing plant in Cork in the latest phase of restructuring by the company of its Irish operations. (...)

James McCarthy, who can’t swim, believes trapped air in his rain gear kept him buoyant while the rest of the crew attempted a rescue with a life ring. Photograph: Getty

The Irish fisherman who survived almost 30 minutes in icy water after falling overboard in the Gulf of Alaska has spoken about the ordeal. (...)