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The late Pearse Lyons at Pearse Lyons Distillery on  James’s Street: predicted algae was going to be a “game-changer” in science.  Photograph: Conor McCabe Photography

Alltech, the brewing and food ingredients group founded by the late Dr Pearse Lyons, has closed a US factory on which it has spent close to €180 milli(...)

 Ryan Moore and  Mendelssohn win the UAE Derby at Meydan Racecourse  last year. Coolmore’s number one rider Moore will team up with Mendelssohn in Kentucky Photograph: Getty Images

No sooner has the National Hunt season ended than the countdown to the classics begins with Aidan O’Brien in pursuit of an unprecedented Classic hat-(...)

Mendelssohn: will be the top-rated starter in the famous Kentucky Derby at Louisville next month. Photograph: Horsephotos/Getty Images

Mendelssohn is officially top-rated among the contenders for next month’s Kentucky Derby but the man who has given him that rating reckons the hugely(...)

The White House announced a substantial rollback of steel and aluminium tariff plans unveiled by Donald Trump  at the start of the month

US businesses have appealed for the Trump administration to clear up uncertainty over its tariffs on steel and aluminium, after the White House announ(...)

Martin Ferris: could not travel to US

Sinn Féin TD Martin Ferris was forced to cancel a tour of the United States after the US State Department did not issue him a visa in time to travel. (...)

The first doughnut machine was invented in New York City in 1920.

Ah here. A drive-through doughnut shop? Is that really what an increasingly fat Ireland needs? As if it weren’t bad enough that the all-too-lovel(...)

Pearse Lyons in his distillery in the Liberties. Photograph: Conor McCabe Photography

Pearse Lyons, the Irish-born entrepreneur who founded the hugely successful Alltech animal nutrition group, has died in Kentucky at the age of 73. M(...)

Michael, Jim and James Gallagher at home in Burtonport, Co Donegal. The Gallaghers helped to rescue 13 people, mainly young children, off Roaninish in August 1956.

No VHF radio. No mobile phones. No blue-light convoy at the head of the quay. Donegal fishermen Michael and James Gallagher remember the relative sile(...)

Students released from a lockdown are overcome with emotion following following the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida. Photograph: AP

At 2.40pm on Wednesday a 19-year-old man wearing a gas mask walked into his former high school armed with smoke grenades and an AR-15 style rifle. Af(...)

People are brought out of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida after a multiple-fatality shooting at the school. Photograph: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

At least 17 people have died after a teenage gunman opened fire at his former high school in southern Florida on Wednesday. Thousands of students wer(...)

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