Luke O’Neill (centre) with his team Niamh Williams, Eva Palsson-McDermott, Luke O’Neill, James Early, Kathy Banahan, Alex Hooftman, Marah Runtsch, Richard Carroll (back), Sarah Corcoran, Dylan Ryan and Stefano Angiari with a sample of itaconate, a metabolite made from glucose that is an anti-inflammatory found naturally in the body. Photograph: Alan Betson

Scientists in Ireland, the UK and US have discovered a new metabolic process in the body that can switch off inflammation. The discovery opens up a st(...)

DCU’s Water Institute monitors water quality in Dublin Bay.

Ireland is back in the dock. The Environmental Protection Agency recently found waste-water facilities do not comply with EU standards in 50 of Irelan(...)

The old Bargaintown building on Greencastle Parade, Coolock, which is being converted to a family hub for homeless people. Photograph: Dave Meehan

The housing crisis has not yet peaked and is likely to escalate over the next five years, a Maynooth University study published this morning warns. (...)

Academy building on Pearse Street, Dublin 2

The former European headquarters of Twitter on Pearse Street in Dublin 2 is to let at €592 a sq m (€55 per sq ft) and €4,000 per car-parking space thr(...)