Loretta Brennan Glucksman ‘has shown herself to be a proud Irish-American, giving back so generously to the land of her ancestors’, Mr Deenihan said.

Irish-American philanthropist Loretta Brennan Glucksman has been awarded the Tipp O’Neill Irish Diaspora Award for her “outstanding contribution to th(...)

President Michael D Higgins also referred to the role of Tip O’Neill’s ‘vision and determination to make Ireland a better place’. Photograph: Alan Betson

Ireland owes a debt of gratitude to its diaspora, President Michael D Higgins said yesterday. Speaking at the presentation of the Tip O’Neill (...)

HealthXL director and Point of Care chief executive Jim Joyce (left) presents a hurley and sliotar to Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick and Senate president Therese Murray during a visit to Digital Health and Life Science Trade Summit in TCD’s technology and enterprise campus. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

IBM had put its Watson software system, an application which understands natural language, to work in healthcare. “One in five medical di(...)

Enda Kenny: his desk is cluttered with files and yet more photos and souvenirs. It is a minimalist’s nightmare

The Minister for Transport ’n Sport watched Leaders’ Questions from the public gallery in the company of a handsome young man in a snug white s(...)