# dna - Monday 4 November, 2013
The remains of Christopher Gaffney were discovered in a field at Clonee over the weekend.
# dna - Thursday 24 October, 2013
The group is calling on the Government to set up a full independent review of how state authorities acted, after two children were removed, then returned to their families.
# dna - Wednesday 23 October, 2013
Everyone’s talking about a Roma child’s DNA test results, transport fare hikes and Prince George’s christening.
The windows at the front of the family’s home have had to be fortified because of people in the area throwing bricks at the house.
Two children who were removed from their Roma families have since been reunited with them.
# dna - Wednesday 9 October, 2013
The bill, once passed, is likely to see a new DNA database in operation by next year. Criminals who receive a sentence of 5 years or more will have their DNA logged.
# dna - Sunday 15 September, 2013
The body has been removed and taken to the state morgue.
# dna - Thursday 12 September, 2013
The meat processing company says the Polish food supplier was in breach of contract.
# dna - Wednesday 11 September, 2013
The Minister for Justice published the Criminal Justice (Forensic Evidence and DNA Database System) Bill 2013 today that will force criminals to give DNA samples.
Proposals to set up a new database are being published today – but is it a good idea?
# dna - Sunday 1 September, 2013
Genetic databases, ultrasounds and frozen sperm – expensive, complicated… and it doesn’t always work.
# dna - Thursday 29 August, 2013
The retailer came up with the idea after recognising potential weaknesses in paper based traceability systems following the pigmeat dioxin crisis.
# dna - Thursday 11 July, 2013
Albert DeSalvo’s remains will now be exhumed, after DNA from Mary Sullivan’s murder scene produced a “familial match” with him.
# dna - Thursday 4 July, 2013
One month after the remains were discovered, the victim still hasn’t been identified.
# dna - Saturday 29 June, 2013
DNA sequencing meets 3D printing meets artistry. Wow.
# dna - Friday 28 June, 2013
The Department of Health has signed off on an IVF technique which will see defective genetic material replaced by others.
# dna - Saturday 20 April, 2013
This all changed, however, when a South African fishing trawler caught a living specimen in 1938, earning it the “living fossil” nickname.
# dna - Tuesday 9 April, 2013
The supermarket said testing revealed “very low levels” of the drug.
# dna - Saturday 30 March, 2013
There are around 50,000 food points of sale in the country with just 300 inspectors to ensure that they meet food safety standards.
# dna - Friday 29 March, 2013
The Department of Agriculture refused to release over a hundred pages of emails between it and the Food Safety Authority of Ireland following a Freedom of Information request.
# dna - Tuesday 26 March, 2013
A single male Greater Horseshoe bat was found roosting in Co Wexford, Bat Conservation Ireland said today.
# dna - Tuesday 5 March, 2013
The company says it has carried out an investigation into all its beef products after some had to be withdrawn in February after horse DNA tests proved positive.
# dna - Thursday 28 February, 2013
DNA was found in three samples out of 121 tested, the country’s deputy national veterinarian said.
# dna - Saturday 16 February, 2013
Minister Simon Coveney said that his department intends to introduce DNA testing from now on as a part of routine food testing in Ireland.
# dna - Monday 11 February, 2013
The Minister also announced that the Food Safety Authority of Ireland and the UK’s Food Standards Agency will work closely together on the horsemeat issue.
The supermarket retailer has apologised for letting its customers down, saying that a DNA testing programme is now underway.
# dna - Friday 8 February, 2013
Meanwhile, meat broker Martin McAdam said he was still “reeling” from the news that traces of horse were found in products he traded.
# dna - Wednesday 6 February, 2013
The company also said it supplied 60 tonnes of beef to Silvercrest foods, contrary to reports that it had supplied 170 tonnes.
# dna - Tuesday 5 February, 2013
The horse meat controversy rumbles on but has it impacted on your confidence in Irish food production?
Supermacs has officially commented on the issue, after it emerged that Rangeland Foods supplies it with beef.
# dna - Tuesday 29 January, 2013
The Institute of Cancer Research in London is hoping to use a tumour’s DNA to better track cancer treatment.
# dna - Thursday 17 January, 2013
The FSAI and Department of Agriculture deal with such investigations on a case-by-case basis, it was confirmed today.
What did the world think of our horse burger dilemma? We flipped and were furious, apparently.
The infamous bushranger, who was hanged at Old Melbourne Gaol in 1880 , will be laid to rest beside his mother Ellen in a private burial on Sunday.
# dna - Wednesday 16 January, 2013
The FSAI has said there is no evidence of widespread ill practice, where horsemeat is being substituted for beef.
# dna - Wednesday 26 September, 2012
Four-year-old Gregory Villemin was found tied up and drowned in a river in France in 1984 in one of the nation’s most notorious post-war murder mysteries.
# dna - Monday 17 September, 2012
Mitochondrial replacement techniques – which involve two parents and donor DNA – are the focus of a public consultation in the UK.
Do you agree with a procedure involving the genetic modification of an embryo in order to prevent serious genetic diseases? Have your say…
# dna - Wednesday 12 September, 2012
Remember Richard III? From the Shakespeare play? Archaeologists think they’ve found his skeleton…