Techstars chief executive Maëlle Gavet: “The strong growth of the Irish start-up ecosystem . . . alongside the long-standing presence of the leading global tech firms in Ireland make Dublin an attractive talent hub for Techstars.”

Techstars is coming to Dublin. The organisation that runs accelerators and provides funding and mentoring to start-ups across the world is to run a ne(...)

Dr Gabriel Scally said the number of slides sent to laboratories used in the CervicalCheck programme could only be tracked through the billings systems of laboratories, not by their clinical registers. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Seven of the 16 laboratories involved in the CervicalCheck scandal were not inspected by the team set up to investigate it, and they have now closed d(...)