Dr Barry

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A Priest and a group of English officers gather around Napoleon’s coffin of after his death on the island of St Helena, in May, 1821. Photograph: General Photographic Agency/Hulton Archive/Getty

On May 5th, 1821, at 5.49pm, Napoleon died on the island of St Helena in the mid-Atlantic, most likely of stomach cancer. He was just 51 but had live(...)

Johnny Sexton goes off with a head injury during the Six Nations match against Wales last Sunday. Photo: David Rogers/Getty Images

Concussion did not have its best week ever defining itself to the great unwashed. Dr Barry O’Driscoll fearlessly stepped forward to again assert that (...)

Dr Barry O’Driscoll   believes the present concussion protocols in rugby union are there for commercial reasons.

“It has got worse since I resigned,” says Dr Barry O’Driscoll, the former medical adviser to World Rugby who stepped down in 2012 to protest against t(...)

Megazyme was founded in 1988 in Sydney, Australia but has been based in Bray. Co Wicklow since 1996

Megazyme, a major supplier of analytical solutions used by quality control laboratories in the global food and beverage industries, has been acquired (...)

 A memorial for NFL legend Junior Seau in San Diego, California. File photograph: Getty Images

Cautionary tale Junior Seau was the epitome of an NFL linebacker. A 12-time Pro Bowler for the Chargers, the Dolphins and the Patriots, Seau is the c(...)

Dr Lisa Creaven and Dr Venessa Creaven, two of the three co-founders of Spotlight Oral Care

Galway-based dental care brand Spotlight Oral Care will use funds raised from Dermot Desmond’s International Investment and Underwriting (IIU) to bols(...)

A period of uncertainty lies ahead for Ireland’s students and universities alike. Photograph: Getty

Before the pandemic, colleges and universities were creaking due to a decade of underfunding. Now, with vital income from international students, comm(...)

The Magazine Road and Surrounding Areas Residents Association protesting last weekend against house parties held in breach of Covid-19 restrictions. File photograph: Catherine Clancy

Residents living near University College Cork have called on the HSE and gardaí to use powers available under health legislation to stop students and (...)

The remains of Cameron Blair are removed from St Mary’s Church, Bandon, Co Cork. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

The family of 20-year-old Cork Institute of Technology student Cameron Blair, who was fatally stabbed earlier this month, remembered him at his funera(...)

Students Cian O’Leary, Kevin Hayes,  and Muireann Hickey with their mobility aid to assist users stand from a seated position. Photograph: Darragh Kane

A group of Irish students have taken top prize in an international technological design competition for their development of a device which helps olde(...)

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