Joseph Lister

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Nurses and patients in a hospital ward in Ireland circa 1890. Photograph: Sean Sexton/Getty Images

Public fascination with surgical developments was mirrored by this newspaper throughout its first 50 years; stories of ‘remarkable’ and ‘extraordinary(...)

Irish physicist John Tyndall (1820 - 1893), a superintendent of the Royal Institution renowned for his study of colloids. Photograph: London Stereoscopic Company/Getty Images

A new weekly series for Irish Times Abroad profiles an Exraordinary Emigrant from Irish history, based on entries from the Royal Irish Academy’s Dicti(...)

My dog Daffodil is one of the co-owners (in her mind, anyway) of a park near our house that we chill in at least once a day. She meets a lot of her p(...)

A report from the Health Information and Quality Authority (Hiqa) this week found that medical staff at Beaumont Hospital in Dublin were putting patients at risk of infection by failing to follow proper hand-hygiene techniques while on ward rounds.

A report from the Health Information and Quality Authority (Hiqa) this week found that medical staff at Beaumont Hospital in Dublin were putting patie(...)