In a communication sent to staff on Friday, Independent Vetcare (IVC) had claimed it was temporarily closing the practice due to “recent difficulties” including a Department of Agriculture investigation, a lack of vets to meet the requirements of the practice, and “other legal/regulatory issues”. Photograph: iStock

A Donegal veterinarian has disputed the reasons offered by a major British investor for temporarily shutting one of the largest veterinary practices i(...)

Bandon-based Dan McCarthy, who works as a vet and owns four pharmacies in  Co Cork, has been censured by the Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland for  selling veterinary medicines without valid prescriptions.

A dual-qualified pharmacist and vet has been censured for dispensing animal medicines without prescriptions through his Co Cork pharmacies and has und(...)

Students at the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition at the RDS. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

A number of special awards were announced at the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition on Friday. Science for Development Award (Worldwise glo(...)