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Gilead CEO Daniel O’Day: ‘He has set a target for Gilead to deliver at least 30 per cent of its sales from cancer drugs by 2030.’

When a big pharmaceutical company sets up a centre of excellence, you assume the focus is going to be on labs, where top scientists labour day after d(...)

US pharma giant Gilead Sciences has formally opened a centre of excellence in Dublin focusing on the development of medicines for children. Photograph: Stephen Lam/Reuters

US pharma giant Gilead Sciences has formally opened a centre of excellence in Dublin focusing on the development of medicines for children. The offic(...)

Eli Lilly is in talks about planning for an IDA Ireland site it is acquiring in Raheen Business Park. Photograph: Simone Baribeau/Bloomberg

US drug giant Eli Lilly has announced plans to invest €400 million in a major new manufacturing plant in Limerick that will employ 300 people when it (...)

A file image of the house in Mount Oval Village, Rochestown, Co Cork where a family was held hostage in a ‘tiger kidnapping’ in 2005. Photograph: Provision

Two Cork-based gardaí who tackled an armed gang and helped free a family held in a “tiger kidnapping” are to be honoured with Scott Medals for bravery(...)

’My husband and I had included him in the excitement of the pregnancy, and now he had to be included in the grief.’ Photograph: Getty Images

Picture the scene. I’m heavily and obviously pregnant. I’m standing in a Dublin bookshop, and I’m saying to the bookseller, "Um ... do you have anythi(...)

The event was ‘a disgraceful gathering of persons, despite the health advices in the last few days,’ the Garda said, quoting an inspector who attended the scene. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Gardaí in Cork broke up a “car meet” on Saturday evening which was attended by more than 250 vehicles and up to 800 people. There was little evidence(...)

The Mylan plant in Baldoyle, Co Dublin, which recently merged with Upjohn to become Viatris. Photograph: Dean Ruxton/The Irish Times.

Industry Correspondent News that nearly 450 staff at a pharmaceutical company in north Dublin are to lose their jobs has been described as a “devasta(...)

The merged entity is forecast to have a market capitalisation of about $24 billion. Its products will include legacy Pfizer blockbuster brands like Viagra and Lipitor as well as Mylan’s EpiPen. Photograph: Getty Images

Viatris, formed through the merger of Mylan and the generics business of Pfizer, will start trading on Tuesday Pfizer completed the spin-off of its (...)

Firefighters are fighting to bring a blaze on the main Cork-Waterford road under control after a diesel tanker caught fire near Carrigtwohill early this morning.

Firefighters are fighting to bring a blaze on the main Cork-Waterford road under control after a diesel tanker caught fire near Carrigtwohill early th(...)

The aftermath of the Buttevant rail crash in  August 1980. Photograph: Irish Examiner

Every day since the 10am Dublin to Cork train crashed in Buttevant 40 years ago on Saturday, a local parishioner has come to St Mary’s Church in the n(...)

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