President Michael D Higgins, his wife Sabina and other mourners at the UCD memorial Mass for those who died at Berkeley. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Hundreds of people have attended a special Memorial service in UCD for the six Irish students who died in Berkeley. UCD students, friends of those wh(...)

A scene from Listen,  the winning short film at the  Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) Human Rights Film Awards 2015.

Listen, a short film about a foreign woman, wearing a burqa, who has been beaten by her husband and is struggling to make herself understood to Dani(...)

‘Sometimes Plato is better than Prozac.’ Illustration: Thinkstock

In ancient Greece, philosophy was a practical skill allied to living the good life. It took the arrival of tenured academics to turn the discipline(...)

Voters voting in the marriage referendum and the Age of Presidential Candidates referendum at St. Andrews Resource Centre, Pearse street in Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

Follow the referendums and byelection counts on irishtimes.com on Saturday, where our journalists will be bringing you the latest news and analysis(...)

What does the Spring Statement have in store? Follow all the action on irishtimes.com. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Follow the publication of the Spring Statement on irishtimes.com where our journalists will be bringing you the latest news and analysis throughout th(...)

Some 80 per cent of the readership of ‘The Irish Times’ belongs to the ABC1 social group that advertisers deem an attractive target. Photograph: David Sleator

The average daily readership of The Irish Times and irishtimes.com is 410,000, up 6 per cent year-on-year, according to the latest industry snapshot.(...)

Liam Kavanagh, managing director of The Irish Times Ltd, with members of the digital subscriptions team Eddie O’Grady, Sarah Greene, Cathal Stack and Carol Sweeney at the digital subscriptions launch. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

On Monday, The Irish Times will launch new digital subscription packages, and Liam Kavanagh, managing director of The Irish Times Ltd, believes the ti(...)

‘Irish Times’ editor Kevin O’Sullivan with deputy news editor Eithne Donnellan in the newsroom. “We believe loyal readers will be happy to pay for full access. At the same time, we will continue to offer a large amount of free content,” O’Sullivan said. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Irish Times is introducing subscription packages for its digital content from Monday, February 23rd. It will become the first national daily ne(...)

The NCT centre at Font Hill Road, Dublin. The average pass rate per centre is 48 per cent. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill 2:13

More cars than ever are failing the National Car Test (NCT) new figures show. A total of 52 per cent of cars – or more than 650,000 – did not p(...)

Photograph: Benjamin Jessop/Getty

This is my final Irish Times column. After 14 years I’m finishing up, to pursue other writing. Frankly, I tried to write a valedictory piece that w(...)