Gilead

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 Activists in Argentina  disguised as characters from The Handmaid’s Tale.  In hellish, dystopian Gilead, handmaids are given the names of their captors as a way of obliterating their dignity. Photograph:  Alejandro Pagni/AFP/Getty Images

‘I tell myself it doesn’t matter, your name is like your telephone number, useful only to others; but what I tell myself is wrong – it does matter,” w(...)

The Big Chapel X: Niall Boland, Eoin Byrne, Grace Collender, John Rice, Derek Dooley, Stephen Lafford, Kevin Tynan and Sean Bryan on the streets of Callan. Photograph: John D Kelly

THE BIG CHAPEL X St Brigid’s College, Callan ★★★☆☆ As a large crowd snakes through the dusky streets of Callan, the storied Co Kilkenny town, you may(...)

Rent the Runway, a fashion rental portal, is creating 150 jobs in Galway.
Life beyond the M50

While the headlines might be dominated by huge investments in the Dublin region by tech giants like Facebook, Google and Intel, the fact remains that (...)

Ryanair was one of the main movers in Dublin, gaining 3.3% on the back of numbers that show an 8% rise in passengers flown last month

European shares closed comfortably higher on Tuesday, with utilities and consumer stocks leading gains as investors brushed aside US president Donald (...)

Rohan Holdings has secured operators for 750,000sq ft of space at Dublin Airport Logistics Park.

Rohan Holdings has secured two more high-profile tenants for its flagship Dublin Airport Logistics Park (DALP). Australian-headquartered furniture an(...)

Unit 1, Dublin Airport Logistics Park will be available for occupation in August

Irish property fund Iput has engaged industrial property specialists Harvey to secure a tenant for Unit 1 at Dublin Airport Logistics Park. At 17,176(...)

DeepMind, the London-based subsidiary of Alphabet, Google’s parent company, has an AI that screens retinal scans for conditions such as glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy and age-related macular degeneration. Photograph: iStock
Ten developments to watch out for

There are so many interesting and exciting digital and technology developments happening in the life sciences sector right now. We take a closer look(...)

First Lady Melania Trump reviews the Christmas decorations. Photograph: Andrea Hanks/The White House

In a Christmas tradition on its way to becoming as hotly anticipated as the annual release of the John Lewis ad, or a stony-faced five-year-old explai(...)

The EU needs to work to make patent protection fairer. It works well for big pharma at present, but not quite so well for patients.  Photograph: iStock

At the international Aids conference earlier this week a UK academic used a chart to point out the profits and tax-avoidance practices of pharmaceutic(...)

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and US President Donald Trump depart after speaking to the news media in the Rose Garden of the White House

US markets rallied yesterday after the European Union agreed to concessions that appear to have averted a deepening trade war. At an unscheduled press(...)

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