You try to practise good, scientific-based medicine, with good evidence for everything, and give your best

It was a bitter-sweet week in my office. We were sad because Gaia, our resident medical student for the past 18 weeks, had completed her attachment in(...)

The suspects allegedly planned to target Times Square. File photograph: iStock

Three men have been arrested since May of last year on charges of plotting attacks in New York City for Islamic State in the summer of 2016, US prosec(...)

More than 1,000 people in Bombardier’s Belfast plant are directly employed manufacturing wings for CSeries planes. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

The US Department of Commerce has delivered a further blow to Bombardier workers in Belfast by adding another tariff of nearly 80 per cent on sales of(...)

 Jason Sheehy, finance director, John Molloy, chief executive and Paul Van Den Bergh, sales director from iKydz. Photograph: Conor McCabe

The idea for the iKydz controller was formed after John Molloy, an IT professional who spends much of his working time on the road, grew concerned tha(...)

 Zoulikha Aziri, mother of Mohamed Merah, angered civil plaintiffs by blowing a kiss to her son in the court. Photograph:   Martin Bureau/Getty Images

The first trial for a jihadist massacre in France opened on Monday in Paris, 5½ years after Mohamed Merah, a 23-year-old Franco-Algerian, murdered thr(...)

Overcome the winter blues. Photograph: Getty Images

“In the depth of winter,” Albert Camus once observed, “I finally learned that there was, in me, an invincible summer.” The grey, wet and cold depths (...)

A worker inspects a C-series plane wing in the Bombardier factory in Belfast. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

Belfast’s Bombardier aircraft factory has its roots in a period of intense co-operation and friendship between the north Atlantic neighbours of Canada(...)

Harold Kingston farming in Courtmacsherry, Cork: Irish farmers are playing a leading role   in addressing the climate challenge. Photograph: Donal O’Leary

Global methane emissions arising from agriculture are considerably larger than previously estimated, a US study on carbon emissions generated by lives(...)

Irish actor Domhnall Gleeson on Goodbye Christopher Robin: “I suspect the reviews will go many different ways. But I’ve seen people weeping in a cinema watching it. That’s hard to do.” Photograph:   Vera Anderson/WireImage

Everything’s coming up Domhnall Gleeson. And to paraphrase the title of one of his best-loved movies, it’s about bleeding time. Good tidings we bring:(...)

Alfred Lawless Jnr took over running the company from his father in  1999

With one machine and a set up investment of £10,000, Alfred Lawless returned to Wicklow in 1972 to establish Automatic Plastics after a brief trial em(...)