Conor Purcell

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Rory McIlroy: one of the main  attractions at the Irish Open in Mount Juliet. Photograph: Getty Images

Between the jigs and the reels, from Major winners to one making his professional debut on a sponsor’s invitation, a home contingent of 16 players are(...)

Crispr is the easiest genome editing tool to use but it’s not perfect yet.

A fine line exists between science fiction and predicting the future using our best current knowledge of science and technology. This is a line which (...)

 James Sugrue:  former British Amateur champion will be making his third appearance on the Challenge Tour   at Portmarnock Links.  Photograph:  Luke Walker/Getty Images

It’ll all be staged behind closed doors away from prying eyes unfortunately, but the Irish Challenge at the Bernhard Langer-designed Portmarnock Links(...)

In this kind of human DNA editing, genetic effects are passed on from one generation to the next. Illustration: iStock

On November 25th, 2018, Henry Greely turned on his computer to find an email which read “Crispr babies”. The mail was a link to a story at the MIT Tec(...)

Seamus Power during the final round of the AT&T Byron Nelson in Texas. Photograph: Ray Carlin/AP

So close, and yet so far for Séamus Power on the PGA Tour as the Waterford man’s quest for a career-changing win on the PGA Tour unravelled in the AT&(...)

Niall Kearney putts on the ninth green during the final round of the Canary Islands Championship at Golf Costa Adeje in Tenerife on Sunday. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

Where his original itinerary had been mapped out to follow the Challenge Tour, from South Africa to Sweden, Niall Kearney’s change of course may initi(...)

Ireland has the highest rate of Cystic Fibrosis per capita in the world

Few stories in the world of medicine are as mind-blowing as that of the recent success in treating Cystic Fibrosis, the genetic disease which causes b(...)

Very rare pen sketch on the inside cover of lot 594, Life in the West of Ireland, Jack B Yeats

The private library of bibliophile John Wyse Jackson, who died suddenly on February 19th, 2020, will be auctioned by Purcell auctioneers in an online-(...)

xyMaths.ie CEO Conor Purcell: ‘I am a big believer in investing.’

Are you a saver or a spender? I certainly spend to live and enjoy my life but, overall, I would say I am definitely a saver. Each month I set aside a(...)

The spotlight falls on Danish teenager Rasmus Hojgaard in Spain this week. File photograph: Inpho

Estrella Damm Andalucia Masters Purse: €1 million (€156,000 to the winner) Where: Sotogrande, Spain The course: Designed by American golf course ar(...)

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