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

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 (...)

New cancer drug cocktails set to reach the market in the next few years will test the limits of premium pricing for life-saving medicines, forcing com(...)

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly after the opening bell in New York. Photograph: REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Disappointing earnings results from corporate bellwethers weighed on equity prices in Europe and on Wall Street yesterday. European equities fell in (...)

A Roche logo sits on a sign outside Roche Holding’s headquarters in Basel, Switzerland.  Photograph: Philipp Schmidli/Bloomberg

Switzerland’s Roche expects no copycat competition to its biotech cancer drugs for another two years, giving it space to grow a successful portfolio o(...)

Fr Aidan McAleenan, a pastor in St Columba’s parish in California became the “accidental voice of a broken Irish community”, according to Kathy Sheridan.

The recent Berkeley tragedy which claimed the lives of six young people highlighted the central role that priests can play in providing comfort and so(...)

Packets of medicines sit in a drawer inside a pharmacy store  in Athens, Greece. Photographer: Kostas Tsironis/Bloomberg

Drugmakers said on Monday they would continue to ship medicines to Greece in coming weeks, despite mounting unpaid bills, but warned supplies could be(...)

Donal Roche of Covestone Asset Management expects to have €160 million in client funds on the asset management firm’s  books this year. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Back to black is the theme for Donal Roche’s Covestone Asset Management this year. Over a coffee in the Conrad Hotel this week, Roche confidently pred(...)

The Lusitania moored in the Mersey in 1911. Cobh is to remember the sinking of the liner with a series of events. Photograph: PA/PA Wire

The sinking of RMS Lusitania was and remains one of the most controversial acts of the first World War. The ocean liner was on its way from New York (...)

The funeral of Anne Shortall in Rathnew, Co Wicklow. Photograph: Tim O’Brien/The Irish Times.

The family of murdered grandmother Anne Shortall (47) has been wracked by sorrow and heartache in the week since she was murdered, her requiem mass ha(...)