Eoin Gaffney

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Dublin’s  Head of the river on Saturday will be run over a slightly shorter-than-usual course of about a mile and a half from O’Connell Bridge to the Trinity weir. Photograph:  Tom Honan

It might tempt fate to say so, but Irish rowers have had some good weather over the last few months as they settled into training programmes for the (...)

Paul and Gary O’Donovan: won silver medal in the lightweight double at the European Championships in Glasgow.  Photograph: Craig Watson/Inpho

Ireland’s senior system has been firing on a number of cylinders – witness the European silver medal for Paul and Gary O’Donovan and the good form th(...)

 Anne-Marie Looney, a HRB-funded PhD student working within the Neonatal Brain Research area at the Infant Biobank.  Photograph:  Tomas Tyner, UCC

In a research centre in Cork, more than 1.5 million tissue samples from pregnant women, their partners and very young babies are kept in a freezer. Th(...)

Tissue bank: researchers can apply to use the banked tissue and data to help develop more effective ways to diagnose and treat the relevant condition

The concept is simple: patients and healthy people donate samples or surplus tissue (perhaps from tumours or biopsies) and these biomaterials are stor(...)