Dr Mary Rogan agrees that Fempi cuts had affected many GPs, and two doctors who had retired near her in Headford, Co Galway, had not been replaced. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

West coast general practitioners like Dr Mary Rogan and Dr Jerry Cowley know how deserving carers are of any sort of support, but they are worried abo(...)

Researcher of the Year award-winner Prof Mike Zaworotko and Dr Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin, winner of the Outstanding Contribution to STEM Communication award at the 2017 Science Foundation Ireland Awards. Photograph: Jason Clarke
Recognising research excellence

The Science Foundation Ireland Researcher of the Year for 2017 is Professor Mike Zaworotko of the University of Limerick. The award recognises the ac(...)

Ostensibly, Pat Collins’s film Song of Granite appears to explore the life of Joe Heaney, the sean-nós singer credited with converting the Irish music(...)

It was geographical happenstance that brought Dave MacLeod to where he is. He grew up in Glasgow. It was only when he got a bicycle as a teenager and(...)

The introduction this week of mandatory reporting of child protection concerns sends a message to society that child welfare is of the utmost importance. However, there are growing concerns about whether the system is ready to cope with an expected surge in child protection reports. Photograph: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

The Government’s decision to introduce mandatory reporting of child protection concerns will be regarded by many as a landmark development. After deca(...)

‘Runners should  benefit from reduced muscle pain, damage, and inflammation’

For all the undoubted joys and health benefits it confers, running can be a double-edged sword – the more you train and race, the greater your risk of(...)

The biggest killers of elderly Irish people are cancer and cardiovascular illness. They account for more than two-thirds of those who died.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Many elderly Irish people experience unnecessary suffering in their final year of life, new research suggests. The problems of falls, pain and depre(...)

Guo Ping of Huawei and Dr Patrick Prendergast, provost of Trinity College. Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said the company’s expanding Irish operations are a “strong endorsement of Ireland’s tech credentials”. Photograph: iStock

Chinese phone provider Huawei has partnered with Trinity College Dublin as it aims to grow its research and development (R&D) output in Ireland. (...)

Guo Ping, a deputy chairman of Chinese communicaitons giant Huawei and one of its rotating chief executives, who will  will sign a research collaboration accord with Trinity College  on Monday.

Monday December 11th Indicators: Irish construction PMI (Nov); US consumer inflation expectations (Nov). Meetings: Trinity and Huawei sign researc(...)

 Journalist and broadcaster Olivia O’Leary and Brian O’Driscoll, the most capped Irish rugby player and Olivia O’Leary,  before the honorary doctorate ceremony in Trinity College on Friday

Brian O’Driscoll was presented with an honorary doctorate at Trinity College Dublin on Friday for his “herculean” feats on the rugby pitch. The most(...)

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