In the field of arts, culture and sport, the winners are the authors William Kennedy and Edna O’Brien. Photograph: Frank Miller

Novelist Edna O’Brien and Irish-American Pulitzer Prize-winning author William Kennedy are among 10 recipients of the Presidential Distinguished Servi(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar awards SFI St Patrick’s Day Science Medal to Leading Physicist Prof Margaret Murnane and technology innovator David McCourt

Margaret Murnane, Professor of Physics and Electrical and Computer Engineering at University of Colorado; and David McCourt, founder and CEO of Grana(...)

Leading physicist  Prof Margaret Murnane was awarded the Science Foundation Ireland’s St Patrick’s Day Science Medal. Photograph: John Harrington

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has presented Science Foundation Ireland’s St Patrick’s Day Science Medal to Prof Margaret Murnane, a world leader in developme(...)

Dr Fiona Ginty Principal scientist in the Life Sciences and Molecular Diagnostics Organization at GE Research Center (GRC) in NYC, working on a cure (...)

Around St Patrick’s Day there is much talk of the Irish abroad and how to maintain links. Ireland has a great deal of highly talented researche(...)