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#big pharma

# big-pharma - Friday 28 January, 2022

US bio pharma firm to create 300 staff jobs by expanding business to Limerick
# Lilly
# Lilly

US bio pharma firm to create 300 staff jobs by expanding business to Limerick

Jan 28th 2022, 7:45 AM 18,365 Views 11 Comments

Lilly is to submit a planning application to Limerick City and County Council in the coming weeks.

# big-pharma - Thursday 14 May, 2020

Call for Covid-19 vaccine to be free so it's 'not auctioned off to the highest bidder'
# Big Pharma
# Big Pharma

Call for Covid-19 vaccine to be free so it's 'not auctioned off to the highest bidder'

May 14th 2020, 6:15 AM 17,618 Views 26 Comments

Oxfam has warned that rich countries and industry could prevent or delay the vaccine from reaching vulnerable people.

# big-pharma - Thursday 14 September, 2017

'Bad boy of pharma' Martin Shkreli jailed over Hillary Clinton threat
# Big Pharma
# Big Pharma

'Bad boy of pharma' Martin Shkreli jailed over Hillary Clinton threat

Sep 14th 2017, 7:10 AM 33,048 Views 87 Comments

Shkreli said that his comments were just a joke and apologised for his “poor judgement”.

# big-pharma - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

Pfizer gets record fine for 2600% price increase on epilepsy drug
# Big Pharma
# Big Pharma

Pfizer gets record fine for 2600% price increase on epilepsy drug

Dec 7th 2016, 8:50 AM 26,219 Views 56 Comments

Pfizer raised prices to a level that were said to be “excessive and unfair”.

# big-pharma - Monday 7 November, 2016

Pharmaceutical industry paid Irish doctors €3.7 million for "undisclosed" reasons in 2015
# Big Pharma
# Big Pharma

Pharmaceutical industry paid Irish doctors €3.7 million for "undisclosed" reasons in 2015

Nov 7th 2016, 5:01 PM 24,151 Views 62 Comments

The industry’s payments to both doctors and healthcare institutions here is under the spotlight at present.

# big-pharma - Thursday 4 February, 2016

WATCH: Despised ex-drug CEO smirks his way through questioning by US politicians
# MARTIN SHKRELI
# MARTIN SHKRELI

WATCH: Despised ex-drug CEO smirks his way through questioning by US politicians

Feb 4th 2016, 8:49 PM 33,055 Views 96 Comments

Martin Shkreli, who unapologetically raised the price of a life-saving drug 50 times over, later called the politicians “imbeciles.”

# big-pharma - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

Americans are queuing up to slam Pfizer's tax-inspired move to Ireland
# A Bitter Pill
# A Bitter Pill

Americans are queuing up to slam Pfizer's tax-inspired move to Ireland

Nov 24th 2015, 1:45 PM 27,918 Views 100 Comments

But Simon Coveney insists the Republic is nobody’s tax haven.

# big-pharma - Monday 23 November, 2015

The world's largest drug company will soon be based in Ireland
# Really Big Pharma
# Really Big Pharma

The world's largest drug company will soon be based in Ireland

Nov 23rd 2015, 10:06 PM 48,706 Views 93 Comments

The deal between Pfizer and Allergan is the biggest so-called tax ‘inversion’ in corporate history.

# big-pharma - Monday 17 November, 2014

Major buyout by Dublin-based firm Actavis will create 'blockbuster' pharma player
# Big Big Pharma
# Big Big Pharma

Major buyout by Dublin-based firm Actavis will create 'blockbuster' pharma player

Nov 17th 2014, 5:42 PM 14,165 Views 6 Comments

The deal with Botox maker Allergan is worth a cool €53 billion.

# big-pharma - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Ireland-based pharma firm's €43b merger is off, but it could get a Botox injection instead
# Taking A Shot
# Taking A Shot

Ireland-based pharma firm's €43b merger is off, but it could get a Botox injection instead

Oct 21st 2014, 2:55 PM 10,843 Views 9 Comments

Dublin-headquartered Shire and US company AbbVie pull the plug on their big pharma deal.

# big-pharma - Friday 17 October, 2014

The Briefcase: Big pharma, the price of power and a little thing called the Budget
# Inbox Me
# Inbox Me

The Briefcase: Big pharma, the price of power and a little thing called the Budget

Oct 17th 2014, 5:25 PM 10,141 Views 14 Comments

This was the week in business.

# big-pharma - Thursday 16 October, 2014

Multinationals were worth less to the Irish economy last year as the Viagra effect wore off
# Softer Performance
# Softer Performance

Multinationals were worth less to the Irish economy last year as the Viagra effect wore off

Oct 16th 2014, 12:04 PM 7,670 Views 18 Comments

Big pharma struggled thanks to the “patent cliff” kicking in.

Massive merger between US and Dublin-based big pharma outfits looks dead in the water
# No Deal
# No Deal

Massive merger between US and Dublin-based big pharma outfits looks dead in the water

Oct 16th 2014, 8:17 AM 10,155 Views 24 Comments

AbbVie seems almost certain to walk away from the €43 billion agreement because of US tax rule changes.

# big-pharma - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

US pharma giant's €43 billion deal with Ireland-based firm could be off the table now
# Bye Bye Money
# Bye Bye Money

US pharma giant's €43 billion deal with Ireland-based firm could be off the table now

Oct 15th 2014, 9:53 AM 14,425 Views 29 Comments

AbbVie is rethinking its merger with Dublin-headquartered Shire after changes to tax “inversion” rules.

# big-pharma - Thursday 4 September, 2014

Opinion: Deforestation isn't just changing our climate, it could be destroying life-saving medicines
# Rainforest
# Rainforest

Opinion: Deforestation isn't just changing our climate, it could be destroying life-saving medicines

Sep 4th 2014, 8:00 AM 3,506 Views 15 Comments

The impact on the local biodiversity in the deforested areas is detrimental and potentially irreversible.

# big-pharma - Friday 30 May, 2014

SIPTU for meeting with Bausch and Lomb over jobs and 20% pay cut
# Save Jobs
# Save Jobs

SIPTU for meeting with Bausch and Lomb over jobs and 20% pay cut

May 30th 2014, 8:27 AM 5,217 Views 40 Comments

Workers have been told that there could be even further job losses if they don’t agree to wage slash.

# big-pharma - Thursday 23 January, 2014

Good jobs news: Pharmaceutical company announces 42 high-tech jobs for Dublin
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Good jobs news: Pharmaceutical company announces 42 high-tech jobs for Dublin

Jan 23rd 2014, 6:00 AM 9,239 Views 23 Comments

Aspen is one of the biggest generic drugs companies in the world.

# big-pharma - Sunday 22 December, 2013

Damien Kiberd: Drop the goody-two-shoes approach to economic policy
# Opinion
# Opinion

Damien Kiberd: Drop the goody-two-shoes approach to economic policy

Dec 22nd 2013, 8:30 AM 67 Views 49 Comments

Job figure increases are welcome – but Government needs to be bolshy to grab the three things it needs for proper growth.

# big-pharma - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

French court upholds 'gay sex addict' ruling against Glaxo
# Big Pharma
# Big Pharma

French court upholds 'gay sex addict' ruling against Glaxo

Nov 28th 2012, 3:10 PM 14,881 Views 50 Comments

Pharma giant GlaxoSmithKline has been ordered to pay almost €200,000 to the man who claimed its Parkinson’s drug turned him into a gay sex and gambling addict.

# big-pharma - Monday 27 February, 2012

Pharma company Lilly to create up to 200 new jobs in Cork
# Jobs
# Jobs

Pharma company Lilly to create up to 200 new jobs in Cork

Feb 27th 2012, 12:25 PM 2,411 Views 21 Comments

The company is to invest €330 million at a new plant in Kinsale.