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Paul McAuliffe in July 2019, when he was lord mayor of Dublin – and a governor of the National Maternity Hospital. Photograph: Tom Honan

Besides being former lord mayors of Dublin, what do former taoiseach Bertie Ahern, former Green Party leader John Gormley, Seán D Dublin Bay Rockall L(...)

TDs will  quiz UL representatives on issues raised by the Comptroller and Auditor General including procurement that did not comply with State spending rules and the purchase of a site for a city centre campus. File photograph

The President of the University of Limerick (UL), Prof Kerstin Mey will tell TDs she is “keen to draw a line under the controversies of the past” when(...)

Cost-of-living increases, overcrowding and an initiative to help qualified nurses from Ukraine to work in the Irish system are among the issues to be highlighted at the INMO’s conference. File photograph: Getty Images

The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) needs to put the same focus on safety for workers in the health service as it does for those in the construction(...)

 Michael O’Kennedy outside the Dáil in 2000. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Born: February 21st, 1936 Died: April 15th, 2022 Michael O’Kennedy, who has died aged 86, enjoyed a lengthy political career which included stints as(...)

Willie McGee, retired second-in-command of the Garda Bureau of Fraud Investigation, with copies of The Irish Times  from 1979-80 containing ads used by the State to communicate with a blackmail gang.  Photograph: Alan Betson

In 1979, a young detective named Willie McGee found himself standing outside a well-to-do address in Dublin pushing a “relatively rotund man” back thr(...)

Dr Miriam Hederman O’Brien: after simultaneously studying law in King’s Inns as well as French and English at UCD, she practiced at the Bar, moved into radio and writing and completed a doctorate in political science from Trinity College Dublin. Photograph: Paddy Whelan.

Dr Miriam Hederman O’Brien, a barrister, academic and the first female chancellor of an Irish university, has died. She was 89. University of Limeric(...)

HealthBeacon has developed a solution that helps patients better adhere to injectable medications schedules. Photograph: iStock

Belfast-born entrepreneur Bill McCabe’s Oyster Capital is expected to sell down part of its stake in HealthBeacon as the medical technology company pr(...)

Digital therapeutics company HealthBeacon  plans to raise €25 million in an initial public offering (IPO) before floating on Euronext Dublin’s junior market

HealthBeacon, a Dublin-based medical technology company, aims to triple its workforce to 150 in the next two years under an expansion plan tied to a €(...)

Philomena Lee was sent to the Seán Ross home in Co Tipperary after becoming pregnant at 18. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Many points raised in the High Court cases taken by two former residents of mother and baby homes relate to a “difference of view” about the Commissio(...)

The closure of the Science Gallery is easily the most short-sighted academic development decision TCD has made in a decade. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Back in an era when free-range children were the norm, I used to get on my single-gear, red bicycle and cycle across my California hometown to the Pal(...)

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