Jim O Neill

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Research costs associated with discovering a new drug are increasing at an alarming, unsustainable rate. Photograph: iStock

Over the past century modern medicine has been revolutionised by major advances in pharmaceutical drugs, surgery, diagnostics, and most other areas of(...)

Modern  farming of livestock means pigs and chickens   often live crowded together prior to slaughter –  the perfect environment for the spread of disease. Photograph:  Reuters

The ever-increasing intensification of livestock farming in Ireland – and globally – has led to the dangerous growth of antibiotic-resistant “superbug(...)

Pope Francis waves from the steps of his Aer Lingus jet  during a farewell ceremony upon his departure at Dublin Airport in Dublin on Sunday evening. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images

Pope Francis has made a plea for forgiveness at the closing event of a two-day trip to Ireland which has been dominated by the issue of sexual and ins(...)

The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation states that livestock is about 40 per cent of the global value of agricultural output and supports the livelihoods and food security of almost a 1.3 billion people.

What are the economics of meat? Food and farming is one of the biggest economic sectors in the world. We are no longer in the 14th century, when as m(...)

AIB’s shares promoted to FTSEurofirst 300 index. Photograph: Jock Fistick/Bloomberg

AIB, which returned to the main London and Dublin stock markets in June after 7½ years, will be promoted to a keenly followed stock market index, the (...)

A predicted death toll of 10 million by 2050 will make AMR the world’s biggest cause of death. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

The introduction of penicillin in the 1940s heralded the antibiotic era. We are now in the era of antimicrobial resistance (AMR). Can we fight back? (...)

Tony Smurfit, who succeeded Gary McGann as chief executive last year. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / The Irish Times

Smurfit Kappa is expected to join the FTSE 250 within months after the paper packaging giant was granted a UK nationality assignment for the purposes (...)

Vladimir Putin and Narendra Modi: Russia has been hit by sanctions over the invasion of Ukraine while India has not performed as brightly as expected. Photograph: Ahmad Masood/Reuters

So farewell to the Brics. Well, to be more accurate, we can say goodbye to the Goldman Sachs fund named for the handy acronym penned by its then chief(...)

The One Building, Grand Canal Street: developer Chris Jones has added a penthouse floor to the Sam Stephenson-designed building

The recent steep rise in Dublin city centre office rents and the dramatic drop in the vacancy rate in certain central locations has lead to an increas(...)

Ireland’s Greg Broderick, Bertram Allen, Darragh Kenny, Conor Swail and Cian O’Connor ahead at the RDS. The Aga Khan starts at 3pm on Friday. Photograph: Cody Glenn/Sportsfile

Tipperary rider Greg Broderick will make his debut in the Aga Khan on Friday, while Cian O’Connor is set to make his 100th Nation’s Cup appearance.(...)

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