Dr Sinead McParland of Teagasc is to develop tools to help identify the most efficient cows in the national herd. Photograph: Getty Images

A total of 20 early-stage scientists are to benefit from Government funding totalling €10.8 million to pursue cutting-edge research in Ireland. Their (...)

More than 30 wild deer from the herd in Dublin’s Phoenix Park were culled this week in an effort to manage its size. Photograph:  Niall Carson/PA Wire.

More than 30 wild deer from the herd in Dublin’s Phoenix Park were culled in what the Office of Public Works (OPW) said was an effort to manage its si(...)

Prof Emmeline Hill of  Irish equine science company Plusvital in UCD. Photograph: Peter Houlihan/Fennell Photography

Analysis of the race records and genetics of thousands of thoroughbred horses in leading racing countries of the world has provided unequivocal eviden(...)

There will be an address from President Michael D Higgins in the Round Room of the Mansion House. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

January 21st Members of the Dáil and the Seanad will meet in the Round Room of the Mansion House, Dawson Street, Dublin 2, where the first public mee(...)

Paul O’Toole, who was appointed interim chief executive of the Higher Education Authority in October for 12 months. Photograph: Alan Betson

Several members of the Higher Education Authority (HEA) board raised concerns about the appointment of an interim chief executive after the former hea(...)

GreenLight is focused on bringing novel cannabinoid medicines to market for the treatment of conditions such as multiple sclerosis, glaucoma, arthritis, epilepsy and cancer

Canadian-listed investment group SOL Global is to acquire a 25 per cent stake in Irish medical cannabis company GreenLight Medicines in a €1.8 million(...)

Ireland’s research centre for medical devices is to consider developing a national animal testing lab. Photograph: Getty Images

Ireland’s research centre for medical devices is to consider developing a national animal testing lab, to trial medical implants on large animals. Cú(...)

In the news: some of the headline-makers of 2018

Answer all 100 questions in our special Christmas Quiz to be in with a chance of winning one of the following prizes: 1st prize: One night (...)

Biosensia was founded in Dublin in 2009

US medical diagnostics company Kypha has raised $4 million (€ 3.5 million) in investment to expand the manufacturing capabilities of Biosensia, the Ir(...)

Danalto chief executive David McDonald;   Niall McEvoy, HPSU manager at Enterprise Ireland; Tom Farrell, Danalto CTO;  Helen McBreen, investment director, Atlantic Bridge;  Albert Baker, Danalto COO and Neil Gordon, start-up development manager, Trinity College Dublin

Danalto, a Trinity College Dublin spin-out focused on internet of things (IoT) services and technologies, has raised €750,000 in seed funding The com(...)

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