From left: Prof Mark Ferguson-director general of SFI and chief scientific adviser to the Government; Prof Eamonn Quigley, chief of gastroenterology and hepatology Houston Methodist Hospital; Mr Michael Mahoney, CEO of Boston Scientific, and Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Richard Bruton. Photograph: Greg M. Cooper/SFI

The combination of the Irish education system and investment in science has resulted in the generation of graduates who can easily compete at an inter(...)

 Michael Mahoney celebrates scoring Knocknagree’s second goal. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

Knocknagree (Cork) 3-13 Multyfarnham (Westmeath) 3-9 A good start proved much more than just half the battle at Croke Park where Knocknagree claimed (...)

55 Patrick Street, Dún Laoghaire

At the turn of the last century, sailing boats being wheeled down Patrick Street in Dún Laoghaire were a common sight. Boatbuilder Michael Mahoney liv(...)