Have you ever wondered about the mountains on Mars? The seas? The craters, the canals or the volcanos? Well, thanks to the web you can now do so in (...)

The International Space Station. Photograph: NASA

Dublin may not be the most obvious place in which to hold a gathering of astronauts and scientists who intend to discuss procedures on board the Inter(...)

US sportswear firm Columbia brought some of the world’s leading  adventure journalists to  sample a stretch of the Wild Atlantic Way

The State bodies charged with promoting and developing Irish tourism have been busy raising their game of late. So much so that it seems you can barel(...)

 Mayo manager James Horan (left) and Gavin Duffy (centre) along with Mayo players at Dr Hyde Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

We were delighted to welcome David Gillick in to us on the Irish Times Second Captains Podcast on Monday, to talk about his decision to retire from in(...)

 Still image from Raymond Fogarty’s drone footage of Cork city 3:35

Raymond Fogarty’s new hobby has wowed people across the world with his bird’s eye view of Cork city using his drone. The Cork resident c(...)

 Chris Hadfield, former commander of the International Space Station. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times 2:09

A series of videos promoting Ireland featuring former International Space Station commander Chris Hadfield have been released today. Cmd(...)

The new commander of the International Space Station, Col Douglas Wheelock, included a photograph of Ireland by night which he had previously taken from the window of the ISS.

The former commander of the International Space Station (ISS), Chris Hadfield, set the bar high for his successors when it came to taking an in(...)

Great characters: Billy Connolly and Seamus Heaney in BBC Two’s ‘Five Fables: The Two Mice’

A creative collaboration between the comedian Billy Connolly and the Nobel laureate Seamus Heaney sounds unlikely, even more so when it’s to ma(...)

Niamh Shaw: ‘I always imagined one day I would don a spacesuit.’ Photograph: David Sleator

For as long as I can remember I have been fascinated with space exploration. I always imagined that one day I would don a spacesuit, hitch a ride o(...)

Here’s the provisional schedule for next week – Justice: Discussion re: Urban policing for the 21st century. Witnesses: Mr Fran and Mr Nidge.

The green-eyed monster has been working overtime in Leinster House over the last couple of weeks as the Public Affairs Committee sucks up the limeligh(...)