AMR

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Up to the end of October, the number of private and medical/GP visit card antibiotic prescriptions fell by almost 700,000 compared to the same period last year, according to new data from the HSE. Photograph: iStock

The use of antibiotics dispensed by pharmacies in the State has fallen by nearly a fifth this year, following a sharp drop in the number of people goi(...)

Micron Agritech: (From left) Daniel Izquierdo Hijazi, Jose Lopez Escobar, Tara McElligott and Sean Smith

Starting out from a college project, four product-design students from Technological College Dublin have created a device aimed at reducing antim(...)

Locksmith Dave O’Toole (centre) with employees Aaron Whelan and Stephen Murphy. Photograph: James Forde

Dubliner Dave O’Toole is the first to admit that he isn’t your typical ‘tech bro’. At the age of 60 and having spent more than 30 years working as a l(...)

Locksmith Dave O’Toole in his shop on Amiens Street in Dublin. Photograph: James Forde

A 60-year-old Dublin locksmith has become an unlikely tech entrepreneur after winning a Silicon Valley start-up competition with a smart lock he devel(...)

Locked up: all possible political persuasions are represented in Mohamed Diab’s Clash

Claustrophobics are advised to steer clear of this deliciously high-concept drama, set entirely in the back of paddywagon. An introductory scroll remi(...)

Syrian ex-activist Razan Alakraa with her husband, Ahmad Alhameed, in Portsmouth, England. Alakraa  has stopped documenting crimes for the sake of her mental health.

Six years ago this month, many in Syria felt their country was on the precipice of monumental change. Authoritarian regimes across North Africa were c(...)

A world debut for the Audi RS5

For all the pre-show hoopla and publicity, the 2017 Geneva motor show will go down as one of the quieter ones. There were only a precious few cars mak(...)

A predicted death toll of 10 million by 2050 will make AMR the world’s biggest cause of death. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

The introduction of penicillin in the 1940s heralded the antibiotic era. We are now in the era of antimicrobial resistance (AMR). Can we fight back? (...)

Smoke from fireworks fired towards Israeli border police spreads at al-Aqsa mosque complex, during clashes with Palestinians, in Jerusalem’s Old City.  Photograph: Abir Sultan/EPA

Israeli police raided the plaza outside Jerusalem’s al-Aqsa mosque on Sunday in what they said was a bid to head off Palestinian attempts to disrupt v(...)

Subcontractor Paulus Zalimas told the court he saw Brian Gould put his hands into boxes and break the meters by removing the automated meter readers attached to each meter

An anti-water charges campaigner has been fined €2,000 and ordered to pay €800 compensation after he was convicted of 10 counts of criminal damages to(...)

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