When  Covid-19 gets into our airways, it enters our cells and ejects its genetic material, co-opting the infected cell into making copies of the virus, which then go on to infect other cells. Photograph: iStock

In mid-March, just after restrictions were put in place to slow the spread COVID-19, Dr Nigel Stevenson looked out the window of his Dublin apartment.(...)

Prof Luke O’Neill, director of Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

‘Black Death went away, 1918 flu went away, Swine flu went away. It’s beatable, this one,’ says the Trinity College Dublin biochemistry professor (...)

The adjoining blocks, at 51-54 Pearse Street and Magennis Court, have come on the market at €27 million

Two fully-let Dublin 2 office blocks with potential to increase their rent roll and size have come on the market at €27 million through agent Knight F(...)

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(...)