Luke O Neill

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“Investing in some board games is a great way to connect and experience some shared joy.” Photograph: iStock

This year might be the tipping point where parents finally say no to little heads buried in tablets and touchscreens for the duration of the Christmas(...)

Science journalist Mary Mulvihill carried out a one-woman campaign to get us to think of ourselves as a scientific nation as well as a nation of writers. File photograph: Brian Dolan

Here are five books related to the history of science that you might want to put on your Christmas list. Mary Mulvihill, Ingenious Ireland: A County-(...)

Research carried out at Trinity College Dublin  identified ‘PKM2’ protein  as a potential therapeutic target for treating a host of diseases such as psoriasis (the effects of which are pictured) and multiple sclerosis.

Researchers at Trinity College Dublin have found an important “switch” in human cells for regulating inflammatory diseases. The scientists say they h(...)

Dave Fahy worked on a number of science events including EuroScience Open Forum/City of Science in 2012, Festival of Curiosity, Sci:Com and Schrodinger at 75

Last month, Dave Fahy died. The shock spread across a wide network of colleagues who had worked with the engineer and business professional on science(...)

Great experiments: Prof Luke O’Neill  with Elisa Mac Gabhann (11), Sennan  (8)  and Cillian Cummins (10) at Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute. Photograph: Tom Honan

Trinity College Dublin biochemist Luke O’Neill has, with the help of illustrator Linda Fährlin, produced an excellent new book for children, The Great(...)

Galway’s Joe Lyons celebrates winning the AIG Senior Cup at Westport. Photograph: Pat Cashman
Galway take the Lyons share again
  • Golf
  • September 22, 2019, 17:36

When Joe Lyons joined Galway Golf Club in 2003 they didn’t possess an AIG Senior Cup title. Now they have won win six in the space of 14 years and tw(...)

Dr O’Neill, one of Sitryx’s founders also co-founded Opsona Therapeutics

Sitryx, a new biopharma start-up co-founded by a professor of biochemistry at Trinity College Dublin, has raised $30 million in a funding round to hel(...)

“Gifted, adventurous people are attracted to discovery and they seek the training that comes with fundamental research.” Photograph: Rafe Swan/Cultura/Getty

‘Innovate or die,” said Peter Drucker, adapting Darwin’s maxim “Adapt or die”. It has become the rallying cry of the 21st century. When every country (...)

TCD chancellor and former president Mary Robinson said Schrödinger inspired generations of scientists.

Some of the world’s leading scientists who have gathered in Dublin to consider issues of immense importance such as “what is life?” and “the future of(...)

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(...)

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