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Despite Covid-19, let’s not forget the gift of giving this Christmas.

Four charities let us know what both businesses and individuals can do to ensure the gift of giving is maintained this Christmas. Debra Ireland Debr(...)

Facebook has an employee hiking group and a plant-lovers group, to name a few. Photograph: iStock

Multinational companies in Ireland are leading the way when it comes to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. For many it is now embedded in their(...)

 Claudia Scanlon from Terenure: Although she can consume one meal a day, the teenager is peg-fed overnight to boost her calorie intake.

For most of us, the social distancing which protects against Covid-19 is a temporary, if unpleasant, experience. For 16-year-old Claudia Scanlon, it’s(...)

Dr Jenny Lawler at the Irish Laboratory Awards 2019 in Ballsbridge Hotel, Dublin. “I was also shortlisted for Young Leader of the Year, but I reckoned because of the lab award I wouldn’t get another one. So I was really shocked and very happily surprised when I won that one too”

Congratulations, you were recently honoured at the Irish Laboratory Awards. What did you win? “I am a principal investigator at DCU Water Institute, (...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Minister for Innovation Heather Humphreys unveiled the 27 projects to share funding. Photograph: Ulien Behal Photography

A scheme to help communities generate their own electricity, new treatments for sepsis, and advanced 3D printing of medical implants are just some of (...)

Irene Collins,  EIQA, with (from second left) Maria O’Connor,  Bank of Ireland, Dr Helen Phillips, Amryt and Valarie Daunt, Deloitte.

Business leaders and tech pioneers were among a team of 22 Irish women that braved the wilds of the Arctic Circle to raise €120,000 for Debra Ireland.(...)

The idea behind gene therapy sounds simple – a person is born with a version of a gene that causes a disease, so you deliver a new gene to resolve the(...)

Prof Wenxin Wang: “The next step is to do a clinical trial in humans, and we are moving towards that” .

You work on a condition called epidermolysis bullosa or EB. What is that? EB is a rare, genetic skin condition people are born with, where the skin b(...)

The late Liam Hagan (8) had been selected as a Leinster Rugby mascot for the upcoming RaboDirect Pro 12 game against Connacht. File photograph: Brian Reilly-Troy

Leinster players and supporters will this Saturday pay tribute to the team’s “bravest little fan” Liam Hagan, who died of a skin condition just weeks (...)

Mark Hyland and his daughters, Alison (12) and Erica (6), who both have a rare skin condition called epidermolysis Bullosa (EB). Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Sisters Alison (12) and Erica Hyland (6) were both born with epidermolysis bullosa (EB), a severe rare genetic skin blistering condition. Their paren(...)

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