John Sherwin: “I find it hard to really admire business people that are too far removed from my own reality.”

Roomthree Design is a Dublin-based visual communications company founded in 1999 and employing six staff. The company works with clients to design and(...)

 President Michael D Higgins, accompanied by Shadow, one of his two Bernese Mountain Dogs, greeting Joanne O’Riordan at Áras an Uachtaráin. Photograph: Eric Luke

Joanne O’Riordan was beaming as she emerged from Áras an Uachtaráin yesterday afternoon with President Michae(...)

Young Joanne O’Riordan is already something of a national hero. Born with Tetra-amelia syndrome, an extremely rare condition characterised by t(...)

Robbie the Robot is powered by rechargeable high density lithium-polymer batteries and is controlled via an iPad control interface.

A prototype robot designed by TCD researchers and engineering students for Cork teenager Joanne O’Riordan, who was born without limbs due to a (...)

Montenotte Hotel Cork captain Gráinne Dwyer after leading her side to victory in the National Cup final against UL Huskies at the   National Basketball Arena, Tallaght, in January. Photograph: Inpho

It was this time last year that we chose basketball’s Michelle Fahy as our sportswoman of the month after her MVP(...)

Joanne O’Riordan (17) from Millstreet, Co Cork: was born without limbs as a result of total amelia syndrome, a congenital disorder which affects only a handful of people worldwide.

An Irish teenager who challenged technology innovators to build a robot to help her cope with a rare form of disability has received a €50,000 donatio(...)

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