Prof Stephen O’Rahilly, who discovered the obesity gene affecting children, is head of  clinical biochemistry and director of the Institute of Metabolic Science at the University of Cambridge. Photograph: Phil Mynott

McKee Road,” he says, recounting years spent subsequently in St Canice’s Primary School and then(...)

 Kelly Saunders,  from Tallaght, with Viking Ros Crammond at the launch of World Book Day last year. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

(...). The main purpose of the exercise is to normalise reading for pleasure. It happens in both primary(...)

Marriage referendum

(...) of civil marriage equality, given that it is supposed to be its primary concern. – Yours, etc(...)

Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis, centre, with other participants at a finance ministers’ meeting in Riga, Latvia, yesterday. Photograph: Dmitris Sulzics/F64 Photo Agency via AP

(...) in the form of a lower primary surplus target, the surplus to be achieved before the costs of(...)

‘There is genuine horror at the stories emerging of migrants drowning in their hundreds, and the danger, as Pope Francis put it, of the Mediterranean becoming a vast cemetery.’ Above, rescued migrants  after disembarking from the Italian Navy vessel “Bettica” in the harbour of Augusta, this week.  Photograph: AP Photo/Carmelo Imbesi

(...) showed a video of Francis Street CBS primary school taking part in a hydroponics experiment called window(...)

Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis: appeared to offer some concessions ahead of yesterday’s meeting, which was attended by Minister Michael Noonan. Photograph: Alkis Konstantinidis

(...), prosperous Greece anchored in the euro zone.”Focus is also turning to the question of Greece’s primary(...)

Donnacha Ryan making his first Munster start since March 2014. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

(...) lucrative and advantageous home semi-final.Their maul was their primary source of joy that night, leading to(...)

Studying geography: around 58 million children of primary school age are still without schooling, an event in Dublin, organised by the Irish Coalition for the Global Campaign for Education, was told

(...) conference in Dublin has heard, with 58 million children of primary school age still without schooling(...)

“Sometimes I think of the Troubles as a Gothic family melodrama. Northern Ireland is this damaged child, beating itself over the head to get attention from the South, the over-sensitive, guilt-ridden, mother that left them behind for a better life, and Britain, the distant, uncaring father who would rather not be left bringing up this problem child, but does so out of obligation”

(...) years old, leaving primary school and after the summer he will go to big school. It’s a coming(...)

Finance minister Yanis Varoufakis warned in his blog against pushing Greece too hard

(...) creditors must agree on a realistic target for the primary budget surplus before debt service. “Our(...)