Prof Stephen Sawcer said new gene technology, which was rapid and inexpensive, enabled a new approach in the search for treatments for MS.

One of the most significant global efforts to develop multiple sclerosis (MS) treatments will see researchers from Ireland and Cambridge University c(...)

Stephen Sawcer,  professor of neurological genetics at Cambridge University, who will collaborate with Genomics Medicine Ireland to identify possible treatment of Multiple Sclerosis. Photograph: Iain White/Fennell Photography.

When dramatic advances in gene technology emerged, notably in the ability to sequence the genetic make-up of humans, there was “a great wave of enthus(...)

The late David Kavanagh

U2’s first booking agent David Kavanagh, who went on to manage Clannad and Celtic Woman to global success, has died at the age of 62. Mr Kavanagh di(...)

Dermot Whelan and Dave Moore

The old notion that a broadcaster should be a role model of probity and integrity seems quaint in an era of institutional distrust, fake news and Oper(...)

Halloween decorations in Lanigan’s Pub in Dublin. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Parents should ensure their children’s Halloween costumes have the European CE safety symbol, Dublin Fire Brigade has warned. David Kavanagh, distric(...)

Dublin Fire Brigade has urged attendees of illegal bonfires to refrain from attacking members of the emergency services.

Firefighters are coming under attack from hostile crowds while responding to requests for assistance from members of the public at illegal bonfires, s(...)

Senator Mary White said she was extremely proud to be the first woman selected by Fianna Fáil for the general election. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Fianna Fáil has selected Senator Mary White as its general election candidate for the new three-seat constituency of Dublin Rathdown. She defeated Sha(...)