Participants in Trinity College Dublin’s LaunchBox accelerator programme, now in its seventh year.

Seven Irish start-ups have received funding of up to €2.5 million each from the European Innovation Council. Among the recipients are a small Irish (...)

Dr Elaine Sullivan, chief executive of Carrick Therapeutics. Photograph: Dave Meehan

From groundbreaking deals to promising funding rounds, the winners for October, November and December of this year’s Irish Times Business Person of th(...)

People are escorted to safety by aid workers at the airport of the coastal city of Beira in central Mozambique on March 19th after the area was hit by the Cyclone Idai. Photograph: Adrien Barbier/AFP/Getty

Cyclone Idai emerged out of the Indian Ocean. It hit land over Mozambique, and from there caused destruction over vast areas as it tracked over neigh(...)

New international guidelines, that question the benefits of low-dose aspirin to prevent first-time heart attack, rely on research by an Irish expert. (...)

‘An Engineer Imagines’ examines the life and work of Peter Rice (L)

You wait a lifetime for a documentary on a structural engineer and then two arrive in the space of a few weeks – with both on the same structural engi(...)

An Asda in south London. Photograph: Justin Tallis/AFP/Getty Images

Brexit could lead to more than 12,000 additional deaths from heart disease and stroke over the next decade due to higher fruit and vegetables prices, (...)

Hangxiety: “When people start drinking in the mornings...  they’re in a cycle of dependence.” Stock Photograph: Alex and Laila / Getty

If you are looking forward to your first stiff drink after a dry January, be warned: it may feel bittersweet. You may feel you deserve an alcoholic be(...)

Eating more fibre, found in wholegrain cereals, pasta and bread as well as nuts and pulses, will cut people’s chances of heart disease and early death(...)

 Prof Sally-Ann Cryan is the senior author on a study that has developed a new treatment for tuberculosis. Photograph: Maxwell

A team of researchers led by Irish-based scientists has made a major breakthrough in tuberculosis treatment. The treatment is administered through an(...)

GreenLight is focused on bringing novel cannabinoid medicines to market for the treatment of conditions such as multiple sclerosis, glaucoma, arthritis, epilepsy and cancer

Canadian-listed investment group SOL Global is to acquire a 25 per cent stake in Irish medical cannabis company GreenLight Medicines in a €1.8 million(...)

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