Professor John Byrne: July 25th, 1933-April 16th, 2016. He  ensured an engineering ethos permeated computer studies in Trinity College Dublin.

Prof John Byrne, who has died aged 82, was the father of computing in Ireland and responsible, directly or indirectly, for most of the extraordinary s(...)

Minister of State  Kathleen Lynch. The proposed commission of inquiry is designed to deflect criticism before an election. Photograph: Joe Boland

Back in 2013, I quoted John Byrne, a lecturer in social care practice in Waterford Institute of Technology. He said the most common misconception abo(...)

Nora Hickey M’Sichili: “Paris is a very international city. I’m Irish, my husband is Zambian, so for me it was very healthy.” Photograph: Leon Farrell/Photocall

Parisian taxi drivers smile when you say that you’re from Ireland and want to go to Rue des Irlandais, a quiet street just behind the Panthéon in the (...)

GradHow founders Stephen Duffy, Alan John Browne and Ben Chadwick. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Pressure-sensitive insoles, coffee that can increase memory and an esteem-building app for young people were just three of the six ideas for new busin(...)

Funding round: Corlytics has completed a funding round of €1 million and plans to double its workforce by the end of next year

Corlytics, a start-up whose software analyses compliance risks in banks and financial services firms, has completed a funding round of €1 million and(...)

Minister of State for Equality and New Communities Aodhain O’Riordain is due to visit an asylum centre this morning. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

A parish priest has said he will visit an asylum seeker centre this morning despite being asked not to attend. Monsignor John Byrne, the parish pries(...)

Je Me Souviens (2007) by Peter Gallo

Peter Gallo Douglas Hyde Gallery, Trinity College ****   It makes sense to look at the work of Peter Gallo with an eye to his(...)

John Byrne, smart networks manager with ESB Networks: “Our aim is that by 2027 we will have an active electricity network that maximises renewables usage”

In the not too distant future consumers may be able to choose to use electricity at different prices at varying times of the day and night thanks to t(...)

Jenny Wallblom and her children Lois (4) and Milo (5) Humphries at Propositions by Hélio Oiticica at Imma. Photograph: Frank Miller

More than 900 venues across the country are throwing open their doors for free, so keeping your evening open on Friday to absorb some culture is a (...)

Owners Donal and Joan Kelly and head chef John Byrne pictured at the launch of Roan Carrig Restaurant at Berehaven Lodge, Castletownbere. Photograph: Emma Jervis

260 days of salad David Bez described himself as “a designer and food lover raised in Milan” – the raised-in-Milan bit is important because it go(...)