Prof Fionnuala Ní Áinle holding a blood clot alert card: “There are signals . . . heparin has anti-inflammatory and other mechanisms that could actually impact on disease progression of Covid-19.”

Irish researchers are taking part in a large international study to determine if blood thinners could help change the progression of coronavirus and p(...)

The Irish Haemophilia Society (IHS) confirmed on Thursday morning that the person received gene therapy as part of a clinical trial. Photograph: iStock

Gene therapy has been used to treat a person with haemophilia for the first time in Ireland, a patient group has announced. The Irish Haemophilia Soc(...)

Blockchain Women Ireland aims to provide a platform to build awareness of the potential for blockchain as a career for women. Photograph: Mike Segar/Reuters

A new Irish blockchain organisation for women has been established to build awareness of the much-hyped technology locally. The organisation aims to (...)

Niamh Keey  and Jacie Withers from the UK preparing to compete at the Oireachtas Rince na hEireann All Ireland Dancing Championships 2014 in Citywest. Photograph: Alan Betson

The audience at the All Ireland Dancing Championships gasped as two girls danced a reel onstage. The musicians stopped playing. A dancer was down.T(...)