Sean Sherlock

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Great leaders have a knack for getting people to strive for and accomplish things that seem beyond them, to dig that little bit deeper and succeed whe(...)

Researchers from Tyndall National Institute stage a ‘Stop the Inequity’ information campaign in UCC yesterday to highlight discrimination against researchers on pay and conditions under Croke Park and Haddington road Agreements. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Dissatisfaction over pay has caused a scientist at one of Ireland’s’s leading research centres to move away from the facility. Researchers at the Tynd(...)

 Minister for Agriculture, Marine and Food	Simon Coveney said his department had experienced an extremely busy period as a result of the horse meat crisis, talks on the Common Agricultural Policy and the recent fodder shortage. Photograph: Eric Luke

More than €700,000 has been paid out in overtime to ministerial staff such as personal assistants and secretaries(...)

Developing human embryos, nucleated by somatic cell nuclear transfer, pictured in their third day of development. Biologists at Oregon Health & Science University have created human stem cells using cloning techniques. Photograph: Oregon Health & Science University/Reuters

This week brought the news that it is now possible to create tailored embryonic stem cells using cell cloning techniques, bringing the promise (...)

Delegates at the 10th Annual Future Internet Assembly at the Helix DCU watching as Zoran Stancic, European Commission, deputy director general, Connect, addresses the conference. PHOTOGRAPH: ALAN BETSON

Telecoms could prove to be a “bottleneck” for innovation and the sector needs “a Michael O’Leary or a Ryanair” to bring a “disruptive approach” to (...)

Could Cork develop a “food valley” to boost innovation, particularly in dairy? That’s an idea being floated ahead of the abolition of EU milk q(...)

Minister of State for Education Seán Sherlock:  “It is not right for deputies to up the rhetoric”

Opposition TDs have been accused of “upping the rhetoric” about the value-for money report on small primary schools and potential school amalga(...)

Minister of State Brian Hayes: “It would be a crazy circumstance if people were being forced out of the workforce to keep up payments.” Photograph:  Dara Mac Donaill

A number of senior figures in the Coalition yesterday moved to reassure families struggling with unaffordable mortgage debt th(...)

Minister of State for Research and Innovation Seán Sherlock. “If you were to bring people into the local property tax then it has to be done on the basis that those estates are complete. You need a consistency across the country.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A Coalition Minister has admitted the Government made a “mess” of how it handled the announcement of which estates would be exempt from the propert(...)

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