Peter O Brien

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Mark McCauley, director of Forest Industries Ireland, told the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture that contractors and hauliers have already lost their jobs because of the crisis. Photograph: Getty Images

Department of Agriculture delays in processing forestry licence appeals is costing jobs in the timber industry, politicians heard on Tuesday. The Oir(...)

A visualisation of the plans for Dundrum village. Image: Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council

A one-way traffic system to allow more space for cyclists and pedestrians is to be introduced in Dundrum village in south Dublin. The space freed up (...)

Big legal players have moved in beside the financial services and tech clients they serve, in what used to be Dublin’s docks.

Dublin’s attraction for the world’s biggest law firm seems to have little to do with Brexit. Dentons, which employs more than 10,000 lawyers in 73 cou(...)

Former William Fry partner Eavan Saunders, who will head the new Dentons office.

Dentons, the world’s largest law firm by number of lawyers, plans to open an Irish office led by former senior William Fry partner Eavan Saunders. It (...)

Sir Richard Attenborough art work on Dublin’s South Circular Road. Photograph Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Free outdoor screenings of the acclaimed David Attenborough documentary Our Planet will be staged in Dublin next month to support the campaign for urg(...)

Prof Peter O’Brien of the Tyndall National Institute in Cork,with the new handheld device that uses biophotonics technology to detect early heart disease. It  can be used  by GPs in their surgeries.

Scientists at the Tyndall National Institute in Cork have developed a handheld device that enables early detection of changes to arteries in the body (...)

The new Music Minds festival takes place in Doolin on January 19th

Last January, the musician and music producer Simon O’Reilly and the percussionist and Kíla frontman Rónán Ó Snodaigh played a gig at the Courthouse G(...)

The Great Gatsby Gate Theatre, Dublin Nov 21-Jan 20 7.30pm (Sat mat 2pm) gatetheatre.ie So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceasele(...)

On the research image of the year shortlist: A 3D printed miniature model of Trinity College’s iconic Campanile shown in front of a housefly (Musca domestica). The model is only 2mm tall. It was fabricated using 3D two-photon lithography in AMBER’s new Additive Research Laboratory, where a unique suite of cutting edge Additive Manufacturing tools - 3D printers - are used in cross platform projects including energy storage systems, opto-electronics and medical devices. Photograph: Dr Matthias Kremer TCD

A scientist who is one the world’s leading researchers on nanoscale materials has received the Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Researcher of the Year(...)

Ossian Smyth, Green Party councillor and chair of the Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council,  said the Mount Anville site cannot be sold without a “specific disposal motion” coming forward. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

An attempt to keep a south Dublin site earmarked for Traveller accommodation from being sold has been voted down by councillors. At the monthly meeti(...)

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