Ciarán Murray, chairman of clinical research company Icon, was awarded the RDS Gold Medal for Industry on Friday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne /The Irish Times

Ciarán Murray, the chairman and former chief executive of clinical research company Icon, was awarded with the RDS gold medal for enterprise on Friday(...)

Here's one I made earlier ... Emma Ferguson with three-week-old son Paddy and her winning loaf

Emma Ferguson, a mother of three from Rathmolyon, Co Meath, is the winner of the National Brown Bread Baking Competition. Her loaf will go on sale in (...)

President of the RDS Bernie Brennan pictured launching the inaugural Talamh Awards with members of the judging panel Dorín Graham and John Dardis.  Photograph: Andres Poveda

A major new awards scheme to recognise smart farming and outstanding rural enterprise in Ireland has been announced. The Talamh Awards, which are be(...)