Paul Kerr, chief executive of Fusion Antibodies.

Northern Ireland contract research company Fusion Antibodies warned that revenues for the year ended March 31st would be “materially below current mar(...)

A reconstruction of a Neanderthal man at a museum in Halle, Germany. We now know that Neanderthals are our closest ancestor and probably interbred with humans. File photograph: Sebastian Willnow/AFP/Getty Images

When you imagine a Neanderthal you probably think of the classic image of the “cave man”: heavy brow, monkey-like face, stooping posture, shaggy hair,(...)

Prof Peter Kennedy, president of the Royal Irish Academy with the recipients of the academy’s gold medals, sponsored by the Higher Education Authority, architectural historian, Prof Kathleen James-Chakraborty and astrophysicist, Prof Stephen J Smartt. Photograph: Johnny Bambury

Architectural historian Kathleen James-Chakraborty and astrophysicist Stephen J Smartt have been awarded Royal Irish Academy gold medals – the honour (...)

Brexit  will mean that Ireland will  no longer be connected to the European electricity network

The Government must consider building “high-cost” post-Brexit projects, including a proposed electricity interconnector to France at a cost of almost (...)

Stephen White, who won second prize; CFA Society Ireland president Noel Friel; Eoin Diffley of Irish Life Investment Managers; and Sarai Murillo Val, who won first prize in the competition

Postgraduate Quantitative Analysis students from three Irish universities have swept the boards in the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) 2018 European(...)

Modius Headband

If someone told you that you could lose weight by wearing a headband for an hour a day, you’d rightly give them a sceptical look. Yet that is exactly(...)

Kit Malthouse, right – who gives his name to the Tories’ Malthouse compromise – and Boris Johnson in 2011. Photograph: Matthew Lloyd/Getty Images

The so-called Malthouse compromise was acclaimed this week as evidence that the various wings of the Tory party were coming together on Brexit. But w(...)

Forensic officers inspect the remains of the vehicle  used as a car bomb outside Derry courthouse on January 20th, 2019. Photograph:  Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Historian Marisa McGlinchey found herself being assailed for comment and explanation from a number of journalistic quarters following the “New IRA” ca(...)

Jude Perry from Co Sligo who has establishing a Young Fine Gael branch at Queen’s University in Belfast. Photograph: Gerry Moriarty

Moving to Belfast was “a bit of a culture shock” for Jude Perry from Ballymote, Co Sligo. But this week the 20-year-old son of former minister of sta(...)

`The Chief’, 1919. Eamon de Valera wearing a native American ceremonial head-dress.  Photograph: taken from Judging Dev, by Diarmaid Ferriter, published by Royal Irish Academy

How might we best understand – and commemorate – the revolution that occurred in Ireland a century ago? Was it largely determined by events on the isl(...)

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