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Scientists have found that air pollution in the winter is associated with more hospitalisations in Dublin due to strokes. File photograph: Getty

Scientists have found that air pollution in the winter is associated with more hospitalisations in Dublin due to strokes. The study, led by research(...)

Philip Lane: he is set to be confirmed   as the Republic’s first ECB executive board member. He is also the favourite to become the organisation’s chief economist.  Photograph:  Reuters

When Otmar Issing, one of the prime architects of the euro, was asked in 2001 to help select an outstanding European economist under 40, one name stoo(...)

Ciara Kelly: 'It’s really important in media to have different voices and different people represented.' Photograph: Tom Honan

Ciara Kelly recently auditioned for a part in the Dún Laoghaire Musical and Dramatic Society’s production of Jekyll and Hyde. She had never done anyth(...)

Prof Orla Hardiman, Prof Peter Bede, Sally Lydon and Dr Rangariroyashe Chipika at the launch of the late Connemara-based computer programmer Andrew Lydon’s  scholarship.

Funds raised to help Connemara-based computer programmer Andrew Lydon who died of motor neurone disease are to be used to support research into the de(...)

Discarded tyres constituted a significant litter nuisance. Photograph: Getty Images

Littering and pollution along the Irish coastline confirm “a new building boom” and the expansion of agriculture throughout the island, according to t(...)

Prof Abhay Pandit: “I want people in rural villages in Ireland to know what Cúram does.”

New treatments for Parkinson’s disease, back pain, diabetes-related wounds, and a range of neurodegenerative disorders, metabolic syndromes and inflam(...)

A silver cup awarded to those who defended Trinity College during the Rising. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

As a standalone item, the copy of the Proclamation which was plastered to the walls of the GPO during Easter Week 1916 would be a valuable document i(...)

The Long Room Library, Trinity College Dublin.

Trinity College Dublin may have one of the most envied libraries in the world but it’s not resting on its laurels. One hundred and fifty years after o(...)

Tableau chief executive and co-founder Christian Chabot

Tableau Software, a Seattle-headquartered firm which develops business intelligence products, has said it hopes to grow its workforce in Ireland to ov(...)

Some 63 per cent of private patients delayed going to see a GP due to cost, while 68 per cent delayed seeing a consultant for this reason. Photograph: Getty Images

More than 60 per cent of private patients are delaying going to see a GP or consultant due to the cost involved, according to a new survey.A similar n(...)

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