How do you assess the success of a musical career? By the fees commanded? The number of engagements? The prestige of the venues?

It’s an oft-heard contention: given the small size of the country, we punch above our weight when it comes to producing musicians. People usually poin(...)

Professor Stephen O'Rahilly

An Irish-born internationally renowned research scientist and expert in the area of the genetics of obesity is to be knighted by Queen Elizabeth. Prof(...)