Prof Suresh Pillai with John Browne, CEO of Kastus Technologies Ltd,  at IT Sligo. Photograph: PA/PA Wire

A new discovery by scientists in Ireland could stem the spread of deadly superbugs that are predicted to kill millions of people worldwide over the co(...)

Kastus founder, John Browne: “Our technologies have achieved industry-best Log4+ standards against MRSA and E.coli in independent laboratory tests while cytotoxicity tests have proven them not harmful to human skin.”

The long-term solution to the growing global problem of antibiotic-resistant superbugs is to build antimicrobial surfaces into product design and manu(...)

Watched by Labour Party leader Joan Burton, the new Dáil’s youngest TD, Fianna Fáil’s Jack Chambers (25), makes his acceptance speech after being elected for the Dublin West constituency. Photograph: Alan Betson

25: There will be a number of young TDs taking seats in Leinster House for the new Dáil, and Fianna Fáil’s Jack Chambers claims the honour of being th(...)

Labour’s Brendan Howlin, Fianna Fáil’s James Browne and Independent Mick Wallace (above) took the first, second and third seats respectively in Wexford. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A bright blue spot appeared on the electoral map for Fine Gael on Monday in Wexford. After an exhausting count, Michael D’Arcy and Paul Kehoe joined(...)

The placing of Westport House for sale on the open market by its administrators follows a protracted five-year battle by the Browne family to retain t(...)

 Martin Ferris: The Horse Racing Ireland Bill  will give more control to the executive and dilute the power of industry bodies whose representatives are elected to the board by members, he said. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Powerful on-course bookmakers could now get a seat on the board of Horse Racing Ireland, the governing body of the industry in Ireland, which sends ou(...)

Fianna Fáil TD John Browne has confirmed he will step down ahead of the General Election.

Fianna Fáil TD John Browne has confirmed he will step down ahead of the General Election. Mr Browne made the decision after meeting with his constitue(...)

Paul Sheridan  and Audrey Brennan got married on June 19th, 2015 – a date which marks five years of Audrey being cancer-free. Photographs: Tanya Williams Photography

Each Saturday on irishtimes.com/weddings we'll report on couples’ love stories. We'll tell the tales and show the pictures of these fabul(...)

Cork City Coroner Dr Myra Cullinane noted that Cork University Hospital did not appear to have any protocols regarding patients being allowed retain medications that may have been prescribed elsewhere. Photograph: Getty Images

The issue of checking patients for medication that they might bring with them when admitted to hospital has been highlighted by a coroner at the inque(...)

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Image of the week: Inclusive capitalism Hurray for the City of London Corporation and investment firm EL Rothschild, which this week gathered s(...)