Tom Brennan

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Shorla Pharma founders Orlaith Ryan and Sharon Cunningham.

Shorla, an Irish healthcare start-up that develops pharmaceutical therapies to help cancer patients, has raised $8.3 million (€7.4 million). The Seri(...)

Brendan Behan: Liverpool and its docks were infamously the target of a 16-year-old Brendan Behan. Photograph: Hulton Archive/Getty Images

Thanks to Paul Cooper (Letters, May 14th), I now know there is a Fontenoy Street in Liverpool as well as Dublin.  And as I have since learned, th(...)

Tom Brennan, who works for Waterford Crystal, the company that creates the Times Square New Year’s Eve Ball, on the roof of 1 Times Square with the ball, in New York, earlier this month. Photograph: James Estrin/The New York Times

For much of the past 111 years, the sparkling New Year’s Eve Times Square ball in New York has been a signal for the 1.2 billion people watching it ac(...)

Barry Watkins, winner of the men's K1 at the Liffey Descent,shoots Straffan Weir ahead of Tom Brennan, who finished second. Photograph: Canoeing Ireland

On a day when low water caused carnage on the 18-mile course, British pair Nicky Cresser and Tom Lusty were the winners of the K2 class at the 59th Li(...)

Turnover rose 23 per cent to €20 million from €16.2 million

Waterford-based pharmaceutical firm EirGen, which was acquired by US drugs firm Opko for $135 million (€112 million) almost three years ago, saw losse(...)

Three years ago Spain’s Luis Amado and Miguel Lloris fell short by just one place in their bid to win the Liffey Descent. For the 2017 version there w(...)

Jenny Egan and Peter Egan  at the Irish Marathon Championships this year. They will team up in a mixed K2 at the Liffey Descent on Saturday. Photograph: Mick Feeney.

The Liffey Descent, the highlight of the domestic calendar of Irish canoeing, will boast some novel features this Saturday. The race, which has an en(...)

The Anseanachai Cliste case is the  first  in Britain to involve a positive test for cobalt, which is believed to increase endurance in racehorses. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Anseanachai Cliste, who was banned from running at the Cheltenham Festival in March after a blood-covered syringe was discovered in his box before th(...)

Mr Justice Alan Mahon: has long since returned to spending most of his time in the courts. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill .

On the lines of the old football cliché, the planning tribunal was a game of two halves. The first, the years from 1997 to 2002, covered its start-u(...)

Peter Egan and Mads Brendt Pedersen on their way to winning the men’s K2.

It was a Liffey Descent with almost everything: a collection of crashes at the start deemed “carnage” by the competitors; a race of changing position(...)

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