Anita Finnegan: “The FDA published a cybersecurity guidance document that outlined requirements for medical device manufacturers.”

The idea of a malevolent individual hacking a critical medical device may sound like the stuff of crime fiction, but it is well within the realms of p(...)

In a Rotunda Hospital survey, one in eight women on antenatal programme said they were in an abusive relationship. Photograph: Thinkstock

Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT) has introduced the country’s first accredited course for frontline staff on how to recognise and respond to dom(...)

Hotel Imperial Dundalk: the bar and nightclub in the Imperial attracts many local students

DTZ Sherry FitzGerald reports interest from both sides of the Border in the Imperial Hotel in Dundalk, Co Louth, which is to be offered for sale at a (...)

Changes to the scoring level for A-Level and BTEC exams makes Dundalk Institute of Technology in Co Louth more attractive to students from Northern Ireland. Photograph: Alan Betson

Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT) has doubled the number of offers it has made to school-leavers in the North following changes to its scoring(...)

Michelle Farrelly

“I think I remember wanting to do drama at first because my older sister had done drama, but my very wise mother convinced me that business was generi(...)

Visits to international events included Unite 3D in Seattle, SxSW in Austin, Texas (above), and 12 trade shows and conferences. Photograph: Michael Buckner/Getty Images

A unique cross-regional programme aimed at maximising the economic potential of the creative industries sector has just drawn to a close. Over the pas(...)

Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan says the garda involved in Yes campaign photocall ‘acted in good faith’. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Groups campaigning for a No vote in the same-sex marriage referendum have called on Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan to make a comprehensive st(...)

Retired Supreme Court justice Catherine McGuinness with community garda Kerrie Sullivan at Pearse Street station, Dublin, on Sunday. Photograph: Paul Sharp/Sharppix

Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan said the force is examining the circumstances in which uniformed members were in a voter registration drive for (...)

Dr Paul Clarke (left) and some of the other co-founders of MDevSpice who want to raise safety and software standards in medical devices

Medical devices such as pacemakers are almost taken for granted these days. They greatly improve quality of life and most people have them fitted and (...)

Prof Mike Hinchey, director of Lero: “People say we are spending all of this money on space research but it is being reapplied in other areas.” Photograph: Sean Curtin

Lero, the Irish Software Research Centre based at the University of Limerick has just won a software development contract with the European Space A(...)