Mincon is aiming to achieve up to three times existing drilling speeds using the new hydraulic hammer system

Irish engineering company Mincon Group PLC has started using a new drilling system which it claims is a potential “game changer” for the mining indust(...)

Former UK prime minister Sir John Major is pictured speaking at event in Duiblin’s Westin Hotel to mark the 25th Anniversary of the Downing Street Declaration. Photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times.

Former British prime minister John Major has called for Brexit to be halted to create time to find a way through the United Kingdom’s political crisis(...)

Dr Elaine Sullivan, Carrick Therapeutics, winner of the Emerging award at the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Awards, which took place in Citywest. Photograph: Dave Meehan for the Irish Times

Dr Elaine Sullivan, co-founder and chief executive of early-stage life-sciences company Carrick Therapeutics, has won top prize in the emerging catego(...)

A man whose fourth trial on the same murder charge ended three months ago with a hung jury has pleaded guilty to unlawfully killing his nephew’s friend.

A man whose third trial on the same murder charge ended three months ago with a hung jury has pleaded guilty to unlawfully killing his nephew’s friend(...)

This image, captured by a scanning electron microscope, shows T cells (orange) attached to a tumour cell. Innovative treatments harness the ability of T cells to recognize and destroy cancer cells.

An “almost miraculous” therapy for some childhood cancers is emerging; four out of five leukaemia patients have responded positively to it in recent c(...)

Michael O’Dwyer, chief executive of SwiftComply: “We are delighted to welcome an incredible group of investors”

Irish start-up SwiftComply, which has developed a platform to help restaurants and food outlets comply more easily with regulations, has raised $900,0(...)

Drug-resistant bacteria: “Targeting aggressive and resistant disease is an area where we can make a real difference to patients’ lives,” says Dr Elaine Sullivan. Photograph: CDC/Janice Carr/Science Photo Library

A new Irish company treatment company, Carrick Therapeutics, has attracted $95 million (€84.5 million) in an initial funding round. The new financia(...)

Jack and Grace Dobson from Dunbia at the awards ceremony in City West. Photograph:  Maxwell Photography

Jack Dobson of meat processing firm Dunbia was last night named EY Industry Entrepreneur of the Year. He is credited with masterminding the company’s(...)

Michael O’Dwyer: chief executive of TyreCheck, a supplier of business automation, fleet and tyre management, customer relationship management and tyre sales solutions to the global tyre market

Michael O’Dwyer is the chief executive of TyreCheck, a supplier of business automation, fleet and tyre management, customer relationship management an(...)

Tadhg Butler, with an address at Seafield in Tramore, Co Waterford was charged with murdering Michael O’Dwyer (25)  on January 10th, 2014. Butler, also known as Thomas O’Grady and originally from Kilkenny, pleaded not guilty to murder, but after deliberating for 2hrs 26mins a jury of four men and eight women brought in a unanimous verdict of guilty. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

A 34-year-old Kilkenny man has been handed down a life sentence after being found guilty of murdering a 25-year-old man with a single stab wound to th(...)

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