Paul Duffy

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Desmond Duffy is pictured outside the Central Criminal Court in Dublin.  Photograph:  Collins Courts.

To some who knew ‘Big’ Des Duffy and ‘Little’ Dessie Sullivan, they were a fun-loving couple lucky to have found one another. They met at a time whe(...)

Hennessy Literary Awards: the winners of the 2017 awards will be announced at a gala ceremony on March 28th at the Irish Museum of Modern Art, in Dublin. Illustration: Jayesh/Getty

Let’s begin with Sebastian Barry – a penniless 23-year-old Sebastian Barry, that is, in a tiny room in Paris in 1979, writing and rewriting a story he(...)

Earlier this year Pfizer reversed a decision to close its manufacturing facility at Little Island in Cork in a move that saved 160 jobs

Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer is to create 130 jobs in Dublin and Cork over the next year with recruitment already underway. The company, which has been(...)

Pfizer has opened a $30 million high-tech laboratory at its Ringaskiddy plant in Cork – at the opening were Pfizer vice-president Paul Duffy, Minister of State for Research and Innovation Sean Sherlock, and Seamus Fives, Pfizer site lead. Photograph: Diane Cusack

Pfizer has opened a new $30 million unit at its Ringaskiddy facility.The New Product Technology Laboratory, which will employ 20 people, will allow th(...)

Pfizer has opened a new $30 million unit at its Ringaskiddy facility. The New Product Technology Laboratory will allow the Cork plant to begin (...)

From left: Dr William Finlay, director of global biotherapeutics technologies, Pfizer; Dr Paul Duffy, vice-president, Pfizer; Minister for Research and Innovation Seán Sherlock, and Prof Mark Ferguson, director general, Science Foundation Ireland (SFI)

Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) and Pfizer have joined up in a unique new academic-industry partnership which aims to promote biotherapeutic b(...)

Paul Duffy: ‘Sometimes in Ireland we can be a little critical of people who try.’

Paul Duffy may spend his time travelling the world as the chairman and chief executive of the Absolut Company, but he hasn’t forgotten his roots. Back(...)

Dr Paul Duffy,  vice president of Pfizer, which has announced a major investment in its Irish plants Photograph:  Daragh McSweeney/Provision

US drug giant Pfizer will invest $130 million upgrading two of its Irish plants to accommodate work on new drugs coming through its pipeline.The compa(...)

The Pfizer plant in Ringaskiddy: while yesterday’s announcement is good news, bolstering its production, it too is an old plant. Photograph: Provision

Pfizer was bullish yesterday in its hope for a sale of the Little Island plant – a move that would protect the 136 people working there. (...)

Ken Kelleher, chairman of the Little Island Community Association, outside Pfizer’s plant in Little Island, Cork, today. Photograph: Provision

Pfizer will lose its Little Island manufacturing plant in Cork in the latest phase of restructuring by the company of its Irish operations. (...)

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