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Immunologist Prof Kate Fitzgerald: elected to the US National Academy of Sciences

Irish immunologist Prof Kate Fitzgerald has been elected to the US National Academy of Sciences (NAS) in recognition of her distinguished and continui(...)

Aoife Cooke from Cork after winning the women’s category in the 2019  Dublin Marathon. She is targeting the elite-only Wrexham marathon in Wales on April 25th in her bid to qualify for Tokyo.    Photograph:  Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile

Irish athletes are facing a race against time and opportunity in their quest to qualify for the Tokyo Olympic marathon, the worry being not just where(...)

Christopher Lloyd in Senior Moment

It seems appropriate for a man whose most famous role had him struggling with the nature of time that Christopher Lloyd arrives for our interview half(...)

He Got Game: from left, Hill Harper, Travis Best, Ray Allen, John Wallace and Walter McCarty. This was Allen’s first acting role. A raft of rising NBA star’s auditioned to play Jesus Shuttlesworth. Turns out Ray Allen could act. Photograph: ©Touchstone Pictures for Sky Premier

A film comes along every so often that captures the essence of sport. Well, American sport. In this case basketball. He Got Game shows how professiona(...)

Carmel Quinn on The Jimmy Dean Show in 1964. Photograph: Don Paulsen/Michael Ochs Archives via Getty

Carmel Quinn Born: July 31st, 1925 Died: March 6th, 2021 Carmel Quinn, a blue-eyed, flame-haired Irish singer and storyteller who packed Carnegie Hal(...)

Author Rick Riordan attends the 23rd LA Times Festival of Books at USC on April 21st, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. Photograph: David Livingston/Getty Images

Mythical Irish heroes such as Fionn mac Cumhaill and Cúchulainn may soon be found featuring in blockbuster movies as best selling US author Rick Riord(...)

Taoiseach Micheál Martin will also speak with US vice-president Kamala Harris and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi. File photograph: Julien Behal

Virtual meetings with US president Joe Biden, vice-president Kamala Harris and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi will headline Taoiseach Micheál Marti(...)

Liberty Insurance offices. The insurer says all staff, including its senior leadership teams, will continue to work from home once the pandemic has passed

Liberty Insurance has told its more than 400 Irish employees that they can work remotely even after the Covid-19 crisis is over. The insurer said all(...)

Aer Lingus’s operations lost €563 million last year , against a profit of more than €270 million in 2019.

Job losses at Aer Lingus could near 600 as the Irish airline continues to grapple with Covid-19 travel restrictions, says chief executive Donal Moriar(...)

Former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm. File photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

David Drumm, the former chief executive of Anglo Irish Bank who was jailed for his role in a €7.2 billion banking fraud, has been released from prison(...)

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