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A healthcare worker prepares a dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine. Photograph: Mark Felix/AFP via Getty Images

Vaccine producers came under attack this week from activists looking for at least temporary waivers to help drive wider vaccination levels in low- and(...)

WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus: ‘This virus will be with us for a long time.’ Photograph: Salvatore di Nolfi/EPA

The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday that he hoped the Trump administration would reconsider its suspension of funding, b(...)

A number of insurers, including Beazley, Hiscox and XL Group, have outlined plans to establish EU hubs in Ireland to retain access to the EU market following Brexit

Bermuda-based Aspen Insurance Holdings said on Tuesday it plans to set up an Irish subsidiary so that it can continue to service clients in the Europe(...)

A west Belfast man was remanded into custody today on Sunday accused of trying to kill a prison officer. Christopher Alphonsos Robinson (45), refuse(...)

Trainer Aiden O’Brien. It is 20 years since Urubande became Aidan O’Brien’s first Cheltenham festival winner. Photograph: INPHO

It is 20 years since Urubande became Aidan O’Brien’s first Cheltenham festival winner, and Aspen Colorado could earn the chance to try and secure anot(...)

Reinsurers are being squeezed by price competition and subdued demand from insurers for their products and consolidation in various forms is expected for companies that lack either global reach or a specialised focus.

Axis Capital Holdings and PartnerRe have agreed an all-share $11 billion merger to create one of the world’s largest reinsurers, responding to inte(...)

 George’s Quay Plaza on George’s Quay in Dublin 2

The global pharmaceutical company Aspen Pharma, which recently announced an expansion of its operation at Citywest Business Park, has also opened an o(...)

Perrigo  president and chief executive Joe Papa. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

In a statement, Perrigo said it had done a deal with Canadian group Transition Therapeutics, the partner in the ELND005 programme(...)

Aspen makes HIV drugs for its home market and supplies branded and generic products to 150 countries worldwide

Aspen, a listed South African pharmaceuticals company that employs about 60 staff in Dublin, today announced it is to boost its Irish workforce to 100(...)

One of the Citywest Business Park office buildings which has just been sold

Two adjoining office buildings rented by international companies at Citywest Business Park in west Dublin have been sold for slightly over the asking (...)