Instead of rugby or soccer, Aviva Stadium will host an American College Football  clash   in early September, 2016. Photo: Niall Carson/PA

It has been confirmed that the Aviva Stadium will host the next American Football Classic, which will take place on the first Saturday in September (...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has described the warnings from Irish Fiscal Advisory Council about the Government’s budget planning as “a valuable set of observ(...)

The fight over the sweeping domestic spying powers, revealed in media leaks by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, has moved to the Senate where majority leader Mitch McConnell and other Republicans want the Patriot Act bulk collection extended until 2020. Photograph: Zach Gibson/The New York Times

The US Senate is facing intense pressure to enact a law maintaining the power to track telephone calls as part of counterterrorism efforts before the(...)

Science-fiction film Ex Machina which offers a clever version of the robots versus humans narrative

Are technology companies running too fast into the future and creating things that could potentially wreak havoc on humankind? That question has been (...)

GAA’s annual report for 2014 showed hurling championship income outstripping football championship income for the first time.

Not for the first time the GAA has found itself defending an apparent bias in funding towards Dublin. Figures released in the 2014 financial report s(...)

Prof Dan Breznitz has studied innovation growth economies such as Taiwan, Israel and China. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Prof Dan Breznitz must number among the most internationally eclectic members of Ireland’s broadly defined diaspora.The Israeli native came to reside (...)

Brendan Cunniffe: “We have launched the product in Europe and we are concentrating on a number of key hospitals in Germany.”

A novel medical device developed by Galway-based Apica Cardiovascular has the potential to revolutionise the delivery of different types of medical de(...)

How many students out there have ever seen chalk used in the delivery of education? For that matter, how many adult teachers remember having used chal(...)

“Online education has been around for decades. The thing that has really changed is that we now have the technology for one lecturer to teach a hun(...)

A businessman, whose company is in talks in the United States to secure a multimillion dollar investment in “safe gun” technology, has said he will pr(...)