October 26, 2021

Irish scientists work on therapy to halt progress of Parkinson’s disease

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By Gareth Morgan From Independent.ie Irish and Australian scientists combined to develop a new therapy which has the potential to stop the progression of Parkinson’s disease. A small molecule known as MCC950 worked to effectively cool the brain of a disease sufferer in a number of animal models, preventing the loss of brain cells, researchers […]

Group of top Petroceltic staff expected to voice fears over survival deal

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By Tim Healy From Independent ie A GROUP of senior staff at exploration firm Petroceltic International is expected to voice concerns about the alleged writing down of their employment rights in opposing a survival scheme for the company. The scheme is due to be put before the High Court next week for approval. About 30 senior […]

A popular Irish corporate tax loophole is now dead — here are three other loopholes

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By Shane Ferro From Business Insider The Irish have officially killed the much-loved corporate tax loophole known as the “Double Irish.” Irish finance minister, Michael Noonan, announced today that the government is closing the loophole in the Irish budget starting January 1, 2015, though existing companies will have a transition period that lasts until 2020, […]