Wall Street was slightly higher in volatile trading on Thursday as a decline in biotech stocks offset gains in energy shares.

Crude oil prices rose on Thursday to their highest in three weeks on hopes for a pact among oil producers to cut output, while the dollar slipped on b(...)

Exploring Ireland’s postcolonial archictural identity: architect John McLaughlin and academic Gary Boyd. Photograph: Alice Clancy

While a Modernist revival arose during the Tiger’s cub years, fostered by the new breed of architecture, Ireland is not often associated with the ori(...)

Motorists have been urged to take care on icy roads this Christmas Eve. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Motorists have been urged to take care this Christmas Eve as black ice and flooding have been reported on roads around the country. AA Roadwatch has (...)

Given the opprobrium that greeted the news this week of Pfizer and Allergan’s $160 billion merger, you could be forgiven for thinking that Ire(...)

 Waves whipped up by high winds hit Blackpool’s north pier as  Storm Abigail is to hit the UK. Photograph: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

‘Storm Abigail’, the first weather event named by the public in a newly adopted approach by Ireland and UK, is expected to bring heavy winds to the no(...)

Sanofi said growth would be driven by 18 product launches scheduled for the next five years. Photographer: Robert Pratta/Reuters

Sanofi said on Friday investment in products to compensate for declining diabetes sales and cost cuts would prevent significant profit growth in the n(...)

Andrew Bryce claimed he took Lariam prior to his honeymoon in Kenya in 1996. The drug is used to prevent malaria, which is spread by mosquitoes. File photograph: Getty Images

A legal action by a former company director over alleged side-effects of an anti-malaria drug, mefloquine, which is sold under the brand name Lariam, (...)

 Umbrella weather as heavy rain falls on Dublin, July 26th, 2015. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The summer was wetter and colder than normal almost everywhere, but it was not the worst of recent years. Though it feels like hardly a summer at all(...)

Andrew Bryce is suing Roche Products (Ireland) Ltd, the Tropical Medical Bureau and a medical doctor for damages for allegedly failing to warn him of all of the side-effects of anti-malarial drug Lariam.

A former director of a Dublin computer systems company claims in a High Court action that an anti-malarial drug, Lariam, which he took before honeymoo(...)

Mr Murphy’s  home remained sealed off on Monday as Garda technical experts continued with a forensic examination which is expected to last a number of days. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times  The man under arrest is the chief suspect in the case and was known to the victim. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A man is to appear in court on Thursday charged in connection with the stabbing of a woman in Co Cork. The man, who is in his 50s, was arrested after (...)