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Mar. 07, 2019

Press Release - Significant lack of public trust in online health information revealed

Jun. 12, 2018

MSD in Brinny presents cheque for €26,000 to the Irish Cancer Society

May. 31, 2018

A ‘SunSmart’ garden shines a light on skin cancer at Bord Bia’s Bloom

May. 02, 2018

Potential for Digital Technology to Transform Youth Mental Health in Ireland

Apr. 19, 2018

MSD Brinny celebrates opening of new immuno-oncology lab

Mar. 27, 2018

MSD Brinny brings the wonder of engineering to over 500 local Cork students

Feb. 13, 2018

MSD to develop new biotechnology facility in Dublin, with the expected creation of up to 350 new jobs

Nov. 15, 2017

Over 500 screened for Type 2 Diabetes in Dundrum Town Centre for World Diabetes Day

Nov. 09, 2017

Just 7% of general population recognise lung cancer as single biggest cancer killer of women in Ireland

Nov. 01, 2017

Largest diabetes screening day to date to take place in Dundrum Town Centre

Oct. 27, 2017

Research of 14,000 refugee women in Greece shows major inequalities in access to vital maternal healthcare

Oct. 03, 2017

More than half a million people in Ireland age 65 and older at risk of pneumococcal disease

Jul. 10, 2017

MSD Ballydine supports Local Dragon Boating Team Making Waves Ahead of 2018 Italian Regatta

Jun. 10, 2017

Barry Mulcahy appointed to lead MSD Ireland’s facility in Brinny

May. 30, 2017

MSD Ireland announces 330 new jobs and €280 million investment in Carlow and Cork

May. 02, 2017

MSD invests €75 million in Tipperary plant

Apr. 21, 2017

MSD in Carlow raises almost €6000 as part of Daffodil Day fundraising

Mar. 15, 2017

Junior Achievement Ireland and MSD partner to equip students with skills in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths

Feb. 28, 2017

MSD launches Healthy Heart Information Pack to support the rehabilitation of cardiac patients

Feb. 09, 2017

MSD hosts its first Women in STEM conference

Dec. 09, 2016

MSD Celebrates 40 years in Ballydine

Dec. 08, 2016

MSD Human Health appoints Liz O'Donnell as Director of Policy, Government Affairs and Communications

Oct. 05, 2016

First study of its kind reveals aspirations for the future of healthcare in Ireland

Sep. 05, 2016

Diabetes Ireland calls on the public to avail of free diabetes screening at National Diabetes Roadshow

Aug. 22, 2016

MSD in Ireland Appoints Ger Brennan Managing Director

Aug. 19, 2016

Diabetes Ireland Hosts Free Screening Day at Cappamore Show in Limerick

May. 01, 2016

Patient booklets rolled out to cardiac rehab clinics across Ireland

Mar. 10, 2016

MSD donates 9,000 euro to local charity Cork Penny Dinners

Feb. 15, 2016

MSD to create 200 new jobs in Carlow, Cork and Tipperary

Nov. 05, 2015

MSD sweeps the boards at Pharma Industry Awards 2015

Oct. 23, 2015

MSD Animal Health calls on farmers to join in on cancer awareness initiative

Oct. 09, 2015

Irishman wins Nobel Prize

Jul. 09, 2015

It's a hole in one! Local Golf Charity Fundraiser raises 10,000 euro

Jun. 17, 2015

Diabetes Ireland calls on the public to attend National Diabetes Awareness Roadshow, supported by MSD

Jun. 08, 2015

MSD launches new and improved 'Facts About Fasting During Ramadan' resource for patients and healthcare professionals

Jun. 03, 2015

MSD facility in Ballydine Partner of Choice for MIT

May. 29, 2015

Swords Students Scoop Award At Blanchardstown IT SciFest

May. 21, 2015

Tipperary Students Prove Bright Sparks at MSD Bright Ideas Competition

May. 20, 2015

Calling All Golfers! Make a real difference to your local community at the 29th Annual Rotary/MSD Golf Am-Am

May. 15, 2015

Kilkenny Students Prove Bright Sparks at MSD Bright Ideas Competition

May. 13, 2015

MSD Makes Top Five Irish Corporate Contributors to Charity

May. 12, 2015

Ireland's first Hospital Contact app launches, giving healthcare professionals access to 17,000 phone, fax and bleep numbers

May. 07, 2015

Newly redeveloped Univadis reports 75% increase in traffic from Irish healthcare professionals

Apr. 16, 2015

MSD to invest 11.5 million euro at Carlow facility

Apr. 15, 2015

Ger Carmody appointed to lead MSD facility in Ballydine

Mar. 26, 2015

Irish people calling for healthcare professionals to use less medical jargon

Feb. 19, 2015

South Eastern Mountain Rescue Association is MSD in Ballydine's 'Neighbour of Choice'

Feb. 19, 2015

The Friends of Marymount University Hospital and Hospice Chosen as MSD in Brinny's 'Neighbour of Choice'

Feb. 19, 2015

Local Arts Group Aspiro Chosen as MSD in Carlow's 'Neighbour of Choice'

Feb. 19, 2015

Avondale Community College Chosen as MSD in Rathdrum's 'Neighbour of Choice'

Feb. 19, 2015

ARC Cancer Support Centres is Chosen as MSD in South Dublin's 'Neighbour of Choice'

Feb. 17, 2015

Jean-Albert Pittaluga appointed to lead MSD's facility in Carlow

Nov. 10, 2014

Ireland's First Health Literacy Programme

Nov. 04, 2014

Consumer Version of the Improve-IT

Apr. 01, 2014

Diabetes Awareness National Roadshow Launch

Oct. 11, 2012

MSD and Fighting Blindness celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the MECTIZAN® Donation Programme

Jul. 11, 2012

Leading Irish Employer MSD announces collaboration to improve maternal health through expanded access to Family Planning

Jul. 03, 2012

MSD Signs on to United Nations CEO Water Mandate

Jun. 20, 2012

MSD Ireland (Human Health) Ireland named as one of Europe's 2012 Best Workplaces by Great Place to Work®

Jun. 20, 2012

New treatment for chronic hepatitis C genotype 1 addresses major public health need

May. 27, 2012

MSD announces additional €7m investment in its Carlow facility

May. 15, 2012

Ireland marks World IBD Day for first time

May. 14, 2012

STI screening project amongst winners at National Health Literacy Awards

Apr. 12, 2012

Announcing the shortlist for the Crystal Clear MSD Health Literacy Awards 2012

Mar. 02, 2012

MSD in Brinny welcomes engineers of the future as part of Engineer's Week 2012

Feb. 07, 2012

MSD seeks candidates for 52 new exciting career opportunities at it's world class biologics facility in Carlow

Dec. 15, 2011

Industry survey urges more internships and compulsory science for Junior Cert - MSD and PCI collaborate to assess future skills needs of life science sector

Nov. 27, 2011

Four out of 10 people in Ireland have low health literacy - Irish findings of first ever EU Health Literacy Survey

Oct. 20, 2011

MSD brings the wonders of chemistry to 1,200 Cork primary school children

Sep. 26, 2011

Research shows alarming lack of understanding of bowel disease affecting 15,000 Irish people GET GUTSY to help address lack of IBD awareness and understanding

Sep. 22, 2011

Taoiseach opens new €100m pharmaceutical R&D centre at MSD in Tipperary

Sep. 05, 2011

Leading academic institutions work with industry leader MSD to ensure Cork employees are ready for the knowledge economy

Aug. 30, 2011

MSD seeks candidates for 20 new exciting career opportunities at it's world class biologics facility in Carlow

Aug. 26, 2011

MSD Announces New Name for its Animal Health Division

Jul. 01, 2011

Global healthcare leader MSD celebrate 21 years of operations in Swords, Co. Dublin

Jun. 22, 2011

Minister for Research and Innovation officially opens two new €28.6M facilities at MSD's site in Brinny, Co.Cork

Feb. 01, 2011

MSD officially opens European Shared Business Services Centre in Dublin

Oct. 13, 2010

MSD seeks Irish investment and commericalisation opportunities

May. 18, 2002

Potential for Digital Technology to Transform Youth Mental Health in Ireland

May. 18, 2002

Potential for Digital Technology to Transform Youth Mental Health in Ireland