Emma O’Riordan: ‘I have mixed emotions - it would be difficult for me to say to you that I am totally comfortable.’ Photograph: Emma O’Riordan

It was, to paraphrase, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, a graduation ceremony like no other but then for the 197 students graduating in medicine at UCC today, (...)

A demonstration of the test for Covid-19. Photograph: Alan Betson

There is a simple reason for the alarming rise in confirmed cases of coronavirus in recent days, a trend that will only accelerate as this week progre(...)

From left: Prof Mark Ferguson-director general of SFI and chief scientific adviser to the Government; Prof Eamonn Quigley, chief of gastroenterology and hepatology Houston Methodist Hospital; Mr Michael Mahoney, CEO of Boston Scientific, and Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Richard Bruton. Photograph: Greg M. Cooper/SFI

The combination of the Irish education system and investment in science has resulted in the generation of graduates who can easily compete at an inter(...)

Clockwise: Helen Dixon, Ruth Negga, Maeve Higgins, Marian Keyes, Sharon Horgan

Business & entrepreneurship Ciara Donlon Entrepreneur and CEO, Theya Healthcare It has been a rollercoaster three years for Ciara Donlon(...)

The new headstone on the plot at Glasnevin Cemetery for people who donated their bodies to medical science.

The medical schools at Trinity College Dublin (TCD), the Royal College of Surgeons (RCSI), University College Dublin (UCD) have agreed to neutralise w(...)