Aerogen was named overall winner of the Irish Exporters Association, Export Industry Awards 2014 last night. Pictured from left to right: Jonny Cosgrove, Eileen Duffy, Fiona Power, John Power, Bernadette Power, Simon Donoghue, Eileen Sweeney, Orla McGovern and Tom McGovern. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

Aerogen, the medical device and drug delivery company, was named Exporter of the Year at the annual Export Industry Awards last night.The Co Galway-b(...)

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Writer Roddy Doyle and Roy Keane pose for photographs at the Aviva Stadium with their book, Roy Keane The Second Half. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

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 Griff and Garreth Jones from Wales at the Classic section at the National Ploughing Championships at Ratheniska, Co Laois. Photograph: Eric Luke 2:39

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