Winners of the Ultimate Frisbee European Championship Aine Gilheany and Jennifer Kwan with President Higgins at Áras an Uachtaráin. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

A win by the Ireland women’s team in the European Ultimate Frisbee Championships last summer was welcomed with a congratulatory tweet by President Mic(...)

Glyphosate is the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup weedkiller, the most commonly used herbicide in the world. Photograph: Reuters/Denis Balibouse

The first study of exposure in adults to glyphosate, the most commonly used pesticide in Ireland, has found the general population is subjected to “lo(...)