United Drug chairman Peter Gray: “The new name is a better descriptor of our worldwide business.”

United Drug is calling on shareholders to approve the renaming of the healthcare services company ahead of an EGM in Dublin this Friday. The company r(...)

From left: the Chief Justice, Mrs Justice Susan Denham and baroness Nuala O’Loan, former police ombudsman of Northern Ireland, who were enrolled as members of the Royal Irish Academy yesterday, with RIA president Luke Drury. Photograph: David Sleator

The short-term needs of the economy should not detract from the long-term goal of creating an “intellectually stimulating” third-level education syste(...)