Proinnsias O’Duinn conducts Our Lady’s Choral Society’s 21st annual performance of ‘Messiah on the Street’ on Fishamble Street, Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson

In fast-moving modern times, tradition can often be seen to be less important than progress and innovation. Indeed, it may be seen as holding back pro(...)

Dr Fiona Ginty Principal scientist in the Life Sciences and Molecular Diagnostics Organization at GE Research Center (GRC) in NYC, working on a cure (...)

The site of the proposed National Children’s Hospital, at St James’s Hospital, Dublin, last July. Photograph: Eric Luke.

A planned expansion of cancer facilities at St James’s Hospital has been deferred because of the construction of the national children’s hospital on (...)