Kathleen Marie Maughan, who has developed a anti-bullying app, at the CoderDojo class run by Deansrath Family Centre, in Clondalkin, Co. Dublin.  Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Standing on stage at this summer’s CoderDojo Coolest Project Awards in DCU with 250 other young competitors, Kathleen Marie Maughan (12) did not expec(...)

 Rose of Tralee 2014 Maria Walsh. She said the question of her sexuality never came up during the festival and was not relevant in any case. Photograph:  Domnick Walsh /Eye Focus 1:36

The new Rose of Tralee Maria Walsh has said she has received positive feedback since going public on being gay. Ms Walsh said the question of her sex(...)

Ten questions: Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin 3:19

Talking about what she doesn’t like about herself is so complicated it would take an hour, says TCD maths lecturer Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin. The l(...)

 John McGuinness: “The restaurant in London might be a better headline!”   Photograph : Matt Kavanagh

The Public Accounts Committee has been hogging the headlines lately with its work on the CRC, Rehab and Garda penalty points front. This(...)

Out there, right now: Stephen Fry in Uganda with Stosh, who is gay, and who was ‘correctively’ raped at the age of 14

For Out There (BBC Two, Monday and Wednesday), Stephen Fry’s latest globetrotting documentary, the polymath, who is gay, set out to visit the world’s (...)

Miriam O’Callaghan’s theatrical but palpable empathy is something new Sunday morning radio show host Aoibhinn Ní Shuilleabháin could learn from. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Given the phalanx of male broadcasters that dominates RTÉ’s radio schedule, the first Aoibhinn and Company (RTÉ Radio 1, Sunday) came as a refreshing (...)