Ireland’s industry superstars give cause for optimism.

Talk about pharma and medtech in Ireland and the presumption is always that the conversation relates to multinational giants, tax breaks and governmen(...)

Séamus Mulligan, chairman and chief executive of Adapt Pharma

Séamus Mulligan, the chairman and chief executive of Adapt Pharma, has been chosen as The Irish Times Business Person of the Month for August, an awar(...)

Adapt Pharma developed a non-injectable form of Naloxone,  which resulted in a $735 million payday for its investors,  including serial pharmaceutical entrepreneur Séamus Mulligan

You’d never say that a $735 million payday was not a landmark occasion but the sale of Adapt Pharma – the maker of the opioid rescue drug Narcan that (...)

Two members of the Manchester fire department in New Hampshire assess the condition of a man who had overdosed on heroin and who was revived with two doses of Narcan. Photograph: Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images

In hindsight, it looks like a no-brainer. Take a tried and tested drug that addresses a burgeoning epidemic and make it easier to use. Then sit back a(...)

An overdose rescue kit featuring nasal spray and injectable Naloxone at a demonstration in New York. File photograph: Getty Images

Six Irish businessmen will share a $635 million (€542m) payday after selling a company that developed a drug used in the frontline as the United State(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Bruce Cozadd, chairman and chief executive of Jazz Pharmaceuticals. Photograph: Shane O’Neill/Fennells

Irish specialty pharma group Jazz has been selected as one of banking giant Barclays stock picks for 2017. The shares, which dipped 20 per cent on th(...)

Waterford Distillery undertook its first distillation in December. It is aiming to distil 1 million litres of spirits this year, increasing this to 3 million litres within five years

A company led by the man behind the renaissance of the highly regarded Scottish whisky distillery Bruischladdich, spent just €7.2 million to acquire a(...)

Whiskey: new Waterford venture

Former senior Elan executive Séamus Mulligan has emerged as a backer of the new Waterford Distillery project that this year moved on to the site of th(...)

Gay Byrne has stake in Conduit Partnership of about 20 per cent.

Television presenter Gay Byrne and pharmaceutical entrepreneur Seamus Mulligan have reached an agreement with Deutsche Bank that will see the two men(...)

Séamus Mulligan  co-founded Dublin-based Adapt with fellow serial pharmaceutical entrepreneurs David Brabazon and Eunan Maguire

Entrepreneur Séamus Mulligan has cashed in shares worth $86 million (€62 million) in Jazz Pharmaceuticals which will entirely be used to fund a new(...)

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