Trinity’s Dr David Finlay, ONK’s Prof Michael O’Dwyer and  Enterprise Ireland’s Lawrence Lee: “In working with Dr Finlay, we are collaborating with the pioneering expert in the field of NK immunometabolism,” says Prof O’Dwyer. Photograph: Chris Bellew

ONK Therapeutics, a Galway company developing enhanced natural killer cells in the immune system to target cancers, is teaming up with Trinity College(...)

Sir Michael O’Dwyer: believed the most successful periods of British and Irish history were when ‘the Anglo-Norman and the Gael’ were united

In August last year commentary began to appear across Irish media concerning the controversial removal of listed statues from the front of Dublin’s Sh(...)

A member of the medical staff donning PPE before working in the Covid Emergency Department at St Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

In St Vincent’s Hospital’s intensive care unit, medical staff are racing to deal with fast-rising numbers of admissions, while taking delivery of s(...)

Sanjay Vishwakarma of  Sanjay’s Kitchen in Birr, Co Offaly. Photograph: Alan Betson

To tackle the topic of Indian food in Ireland is to tease a thread out of a complicated tapestry, and here we can offer only the briefest glimpse. Ind(...)

Chis Nowers, who has been appointed chief executive of ONK Therapeutics.

Serial life sciences entrepreneur Seamus Mulligan has invested in Galway company ONK Therapeutics for the second time this year alongside American bio(...)

Drug delivery business Avectas has licensed a therapy from Galway-based ONK Therapeutics that targets what are called B-cell malignancies – blood cell cancers such as non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (above)

Two cutting edge Irish pharmaceutical companies have announced a deal that they hope will deliver significantly improved treatment for people with cer(...)

8.57pm: medical staff in full PPE stand outside the entrance to the triage tent at the emergency department of St Vincent’s University Hospital. Photograph: Alan Betson

Irish Times photographer Alan Betson spends a day with staff at St Vincent's hospital in Dublin as they deal with the coronavirus pandemic The p(...)

About 15 per cent of Covid-19 patients will require hospitalisation, and 5 per cent will need to be admitted to ICU.

“The single most important thing we have done is to restrict population movement and introduce social distancing early. This bought Ireland’s healthca(...)

The Garda Public Order Unit go through Temple Bar as pubs in that area of Dublin close in ‘interest of public health’ on Sunday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Medics have reacted with alarm at images of people gathering in packed Dublin pubs and flouting the Government’s “social distancing” guidelines introd(...)

A Lancet study says  coronavirus “poses great strain on critical-care resources in hospitals, especially if they are not adequately staffed or resourced”. Photograph: Getty Images

Ireland will struggle to deal with even a small number of severely ill patients should coronavirus cases occur here, a senior doctor has warned. Ther(...)

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