Mary Harney

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“I started the site in 2007,” says creator or curator John Gunnigan started the brilliant MayoGAABlog in 2007. It includes a fully searchable archive of Mayo football results going all the way back to 1902.

For an organisation so steeped in its own history, the GAA has always been bad at collating the nuts and bolts of its results into a decent archive. T(...)

Wayne Hurst of Hurst Heating and Plumbing Supplies in Castlebar, with some of the wood-burning stoves which have been selling well following the bituminous coal ban. Photograph: Keith Heneghan

Six months after the burning of smoky coal was banned by the State in Castlebar, the Mayo town is showing slight, but encouraging signs of an improvem(...)

Dr Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

One of the world’s leading entrepreneurs has attributed a large part of her success to the early break she got in Ireland and to the progressive manag(...)

The extension by Minister for the Environment Eamon Ryan of the smoky coal ban to 13 more towns, effectively half the country, and which came into for(...)

In Ireland, 380,000 people have asthma and 890,000 people will suffer from the condition at some stage of their lives. Photograph: John Giles/PA Wire

Thirty years ago, Ireland was a different country environmentally. The annual winter shrouding of Dublin with thick smog – grimly accepted by most a(...)

Mary Harney

Irish digital therapeutics company HealthBeacon has named former tánaiste and minister of health Mary Harney as a director. Ms Harney, who was also p(...)

Interim president of the University of Limerick Kerstin Mey is the first woman to hold the presidency of an Irish university. Photograph: Sean Curtin/ True Media.

The first ever woman president of an Irish university in the 400-plus years of higher education has been appointed at University of Limerick. Profes(...)

 Dr Tony Holohan after he announced that he was stepping down from his role as Chief Medical Officer to care for his wife. Photograph: Collins

In a Q&A zoom call with a group of children in May, Dr Tony Holohan was asked what the most rewarding part of his job was as chief medical of(...)

The  test was initially made available to almost 700 women in Ireland and a national study showed 58 per cent of this group did not need chemotherapy. Photograph: Getty

The increased availability of a genetic test for breast cancer is ensuring much better outcomes for women in Ireland with the disease and bringing maj(...)

 Des  Fitzgerald who will step down as president of the University of Limerick. Photograph: Alan Place

University of Limerick president Dr Des Fitzgerald is to step down from the role after just three years in charge because of personal health concerns (...)

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