Ariel Waldman: the former Nasa employee is keen to break down perceived barriers to science via the ‘Science Hack Day’ events

All-nighters are not fun. Whether catching up on office work, studying for an exam or doing extra project research, they rarely feel productive. Howe(...)

Pope Francis has created a new Vatican tribunal within the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF) to deal with bishops who fail to protect c(...)

A Westboro Baptist Church demonstration outside the US Supreme Court. Photograph: Chip Somodevilla/Getty

A representative of the notorious Westboro Baptist Church has promised that Ireland will get an “ass-whooping of monumental proportions” for voting in(...)

Hillary Clinton at Texas Southern University, Houston, where she delivered her most aggressive speech since she announced she was running for president.  Photograph: Pat Sullivan/AP Photo

Republican senator Ted Cruz was firing up conservatives gathered to support his colleague Pat Roberts, who was struggling to hold on to his US Senate (...)

JK Rowling: had row  on Twitter with Westboro Baptist Church after suggesting that if Harry Potter’s Dumbledore  and Lord of the Rings wizard Gandalf were to wed, they could marry in Ireland following the referendum. Photograph: Ian West/PA Wire

JK Rowling’s dream of a marriage between wizards Dumbledore and Gandalf, embraced by the author on social media following Ireland’s same-sex marriage (...)

You can see why Madisen and Ruth Ward would prove so appealing to journalists due to the relative rarity of mother-and-son duos. But the (...)

Nicola Weldon,  island of Ireland meats marketing director for Kerry Foods.

Henry Denny, the early 19th-century Waterford merchant who gave his name to meat brand Denny, “always did go further to please”, says the voiceover on(...)

Chief executive Alan Walsh

One51, the environmental services and investment holding group, has an acquisition war chest of €90 million at the ready should the right investment p(...)

A Lamborghini that was part of an exotic car racing attraction at Walt Disney World crashed into a guardrail, killing a passenger and injuring the driver, police said. Photograph: WFTV via AP

A Lamborghini that was part of an exotic car racing attraction at Walt Disney World crashed, killing a passenger and injuring the driver.The Florida H(...)

Dave and Caitlin Power in Central Park on the day of their wedding. Photograph: dkcollection.com

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(...)