John O Keefe

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Michael Loughlin, father of the late Jimmy ‘James’ Loughlin, leaving court on Tuesday after Richard McLaughlin (32), of The Laurels, Woodtown Lodge, Sligo, was found not guilty by reason of insanity, of the murder of MrLoughlin (20), in Sligo, in February 2018. Photograph: Collins Courts

The parents of a man beaten to death by a neighbour who was undergoing a psychotic episode have told the Central Criminal Court that it is “unacceptab(...)

Take Back the City: masked gardaí and private security contractors outside 34 North Frederick Street in Dublin on Tuesday evening. Photograph: Jack Power

Andrew Butler was one of four housing activists sitting around a table, drinking tea, at 34 North Frederick Street on Tuesday evening when they heard (...)

Nobel Prize winner Prof John O’Keefe’s  tells forum  that his team of scientists are “trying to come up with simple spatial memory tests, which will allow us detect people who are at the early stages of the disease”. File photograph: Getty Images

Simple tests of spatial awareness could allow clinicians to spot early indications of Alzheimer’s disease, Nobel Prize winner Prof John O’Keefe told t(...)

Theoretical physicist Erwin Schrödinger who ventured into biology to ask the question, ‘What is Life?’ in a series of lectures in TCD during 1943. Photo: Getty Images.

Some of the world’s leading scientists in biology and medicine are gathering in Dublin this week to work on unfinished business in determining “What i(...)

Gardaí who lack the required training can only ‘flash their lights, cross their fingers and hope for the best’, says GRA spokesman.  Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Up to 50 per cent of front line gardaí cannot participate in high speed chases or use sirens because they do not have basic training, according to the(...)

News of the deep levels of concern about Garda overtime comes after it emerged that funding for some of the Garda’s armed units was at risk. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Garda overtime spending is out of control and must be tackled immediately, the Government believes. Documents obtained by The Irish Times under the F(...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin  said the Taoiseach’s comments in relation to gardai were unfair. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A call by the Taoiseach for the Garda Commissioner to examine evidence given by members of the force at the Jobstown trial is unfair to gardaí, accord(...)

Management in An Garda Síochána is examining the cost of fitting members of the force with body cameras to record their daily duties. Photograph:  Oli Scarff/Getty Images.

Managers in An Garda Síochána are examining the cost of fitting members of the force with body cameras to record their daily duties. A working group (...)

Diageo Ireland country director Oliver Loomes: “We’re poised to move on into a growth phase.” Photograph: Eric Luke

If anything could instil someone with the spirit of the Guinness brand then surely it must be spending time in the former private residence of its fo(...)

Nobel Prize winner Professor John O’Keefe at University College Cork, where he delivered a lecture at a neuroscience symposium and received an honorary doctorate. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision.

An Irish-American scientist, who earlier this year was awarded the Nobel Prize, has been conferred with an honorary doctorate from University College (...)

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