Gerard Clarke

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A file image of the house in Mount Oval Village, Rochestown, Co Cork where a family was held hostage in a ‘tiger kidnapping’ in 2005. Photograph: Provision

Two Cork-based gardaí who tackled an armed gang and helped free a family held in a “tiger kidnapping” are to be honoured with Scott Medals for bravery(...)

‘There is a growing recognition in practice of the importance of the gut-brain axis as a target for maintaining and improving mental health,’ says Prof Gautam Gulati of the University of Limerick. Photograph: iStock

The sigh of contentment after a pleasant meal confirms a link between food and mood, but research in recent years is uncovering the nature of the rela(...)

Dr Gerard Clarke, APC Microbiome Institute and Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioural Science, UCC.

Scientists in Cork have shed new light on how gut bacteria may influence behaviour associated with anxiety and fear. The discovery relates to gene re(...)

Nicky Kelly, who was arrested in connection with the Sallins train robbery. a crime he had no part in. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The celebrated civil rights lawyer Paul O’Dwyer had done everything he could to persuade a desperately homesick Nicky Kelly, who had been sentenced to(...)

Given that IBS is very common among young women of college-going age, the implications of impaired memory performance are clear. Phtoograph: Getty Images

People who suffer from the common gastrointestinal disorder irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) have more stress-related memory problems than others, accor(...)