The Dublin operation is expected to be retained and expanded following the deal

Irish biotech company Biosensia has been acquired by the US medical diagnostics firm Kypha for an undisclosed sum. The company was founded in Dublin (...)

Dr Liam Morrison of NUI Galway, who has led a new study on the impact on human health of arsenic in seaweed used for animal feed, collecting samples of Ascophyllum Nodosum seaweed on the shoreline.

Arsenic found in a type of seaweed harvested on the Irish coastline for use as animal feed has a “negligible impact” on human health, a study led by a(...)

Teacher shortages are being identified across the majority of subject areas.

Minister for Education Richard Bruton has set a target for our education system to become the premier one in Europe by 2026. This is an admirable go(...)

Measurement of the Lough Foyle baseline in 1828-29.

On a glorious sunny June day we reached the summit of Céidín, south of the Glen of Imall, to find a triangulation station or trig pillar. These concre(...)

“Put out a bowl of water, maybe with a stone in the centre so smaller birds can perch on it while drinking.” Photograph: iStock

Nature is being hit hard by the drought and, while it is reacting to cope in its own natural way, it could do with a helping hand, according to plant (...)

Fire.com said becoming a service provider would enable it and other companies to help businesses receive payment in new and exciting ways.

Fintech company Fire. com, which was established by Realex founder Colm Lyon, has become the first Irish-based payments firm to be authorised to provi(...)

Dr Maria McNamara: “When I was in school I remember crying when I found out I could study only one thing at university”

You research fossils. Was that an interest you developed as a child? “I was never one of those kids that was interested in dinosaurs, but I wanted to (...)

Kogii’s light behaves like a car brake light to assist drivers to understand a cyclist’s intentions. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A smart bike light that uses motion sensing to detect braking and which can flash to alert drivers if they’re too close has won a €3,000 prize from Un(...)

Photograph:  Andrew Matthews/PA Wire
A debt-free housing bubble?

If you ask most economists, a bubble is a credit-fuelled event that drives asset values above their fundamental level. In other words, a period of exc(...)

The market model of higher education was criticised by President Michael D Higgins recently. Photo: iStock

In a remarkable speech delivered recently, as he joined academics and historians at the launch of the Cambridge History of Ireland, President Michael (...)

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