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A young girl and her grandfather play at a park in Taipei on April 6th, 2020. Photograph: Sam Yeh/AFP

In the early days of the Covid-19 pandemic, researchers at John Hopkins University predicted that Taiwan would be one of the countries most affected b(...)

Cork man John Riordan works with the America Scores programme which operates in 12 cities and provides soccer coaching, poetry classes and general community service to some of the most impoverished families in those cities.

Two tales from the city. On the week that the NBA announced an indefinite postponement of the season, the mayor of New York, Bill de Blasio, vowed tha(...)

The Covid-19 Research Hub will be located at Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute. The Covid-19 Research Hub will be located at Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute.

Trinity College Dublin is to set up a Covid-19 research hub that will focus on the most urgent scientific breakthroughs needed to address the current (...)

Author Tim Robinson  near his home in Roundstone, Connemara, Co Galway. Photograph: Brian Farrell

The acclaimed Connemara-based author, artist and cartographer Tim Robinson has died in London from coronavirus at the age of 85. Mr Robinson, who was(...)

Brexit supporters celebrate as the UK exits the EU, at Parliament Square in London, England. Photograph: Leon Neal/Getty Images

And so it is Britain’s life in the EU ends, not with a bang, but with a low-key variety show in front of a few thousand Brexit superfans. At about 9.1(...)

Locals chat at a  food store  in Boston, England. The town, in Lincolnshire, voted by  a 75 per cent majority to leave the European Union in the 2016 referendum, giving it the highest proportion of Brexit voters in the UK. Photograph: Darren Staples/Getty

In Boston, Lincolnshire 75.6 per cent voted to leave the EU, the highest leave vote in Britain, but most people I speak to express relief rather than (...)

New England Patriots quarter-back Tom Brady throwing an interception to the Tennessee Titans for a touchdown in the final seconds of their AFC wild card playoff game at Gillette Stadium, Massachusetts. Photograph:  EPA/John Cetrino

With nine seconds left in what might have been his last game as a New England Patriot, Tom Brady was still trying to figure out what went wrong. A mom(...)

Prof Ruth Maher, inventor of a non invasive home treatment for stress urinary incontinence called Innovo, holding an ultrasound showing the impact of her device on the pelvic floor. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Life could have been quite different for Ruth Maher. She might now be edging toward retirement from the Electricity Supply Board (ESB). Instead, she c(...)

Neil Foster, Head of Strategic Partnerships at Nuritas. “We are going to change the face of healthcare using AI. We are using it to bring better treatments to a lot of unmet medical need.”

Peptides are naturally occurring biological substances that can possess beneficial health and wellness properties. Typically used for preventative he(...)

Shiok Meats co-founders Sandhya Sriram and Ka Yi Ling  in Singapore

Like smartphones, our food could soon come in novel versions as plant- and cell-based producers compete for a share of our tastebuds. While plant-bas(...)

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