NearForm counts publishing giant Condé Nast and Universal among its customers, along with Intel, Qualcomm and DPD

Irish technology firm NearForm is to create 100 jobs over the next year. The Waterford-based company specialises in bringing cloud computing to large(...)

The President’s Initiative: President Michael D Higgins delivering the keynote Address, at The President of Ireland’s Ethics Initiative National Seminar , at Aras an Uachtaráin, Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Current levels of inequality in Ireland posed a fundamental challenge to the legitimacy of institutions and the morality of the State, President Micha(...)

Universal Design for Learning improves teaching practice by using all methods, including technology such as ebooks, Moodle for notes and Livescribe pens for recording notes

As the dropout rate for third-level creeps higher, we might solve the problem by applying the lessons of architecture and good design. Good des(...)

Photograph: Gareth Gooch Photography

Each Saturday on irishtimes.com/weddings we'll report on couples’ love stories .We'll tell the tales and show the pictures of these fabulous weddin(...)

Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson, who star in Fifty Shades Of Grey. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Fifty Shades of Grey had a lucrative opening weekend in Irish cinemas, taking in more than €1.3 million, according to the studio behind the film. Uni(...)

Chart-topping lecturers: Kieran McGuinness of Delorentos and James Byrne of Villagers, who teach at BIMM. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Is it distracting when your lecturers are world-famous, chart-topping musicians? Earlier this month, students at the British and Irish Modern Music(...)

The maker of the Shrek and Kung Fu Panda franchises has reported losses in two of the last four quarters, as movies such as Rise of the Guardians fell shy of expectations.

DreamWorks will cut about 500 jobs, more than a fifth of its workforce, and produce one fewer movie a year as part of a major restructuring after a s(...)

Amnesty International staging a protest demanding the  release of Saudi blogger Raif Badawi in The Hague, the Netherlands. The Department of Foreign Affairs  said the “nature and severity” of the penalty   is a “cause of concern”. Photograph: Martijn Beekman/EPA

The “nature and severity” of the penalty imposed on jailed Saudi Arabian blogger Raif Badawi, who will receive 50 lashes later today, is a “cause of (...)

Joan Burton: proposes the establishment of an inter-departmental group called the Universal Retirement Savings Development Group

Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton will bring a memo to Cabinet this morning to deal with what she has described as the State’(...)

India to Nepal by Bus   The Indian and Nepalese governments have just officially inaugurated the first-ever bus service between the two (...)