News Fianna Fail Senator Marc MacSharry

Fianna Fáil has selected Senator Marc MacSharry and former TD Eamon Scanlon to contest the general election in Sligo-Leitrim.The constituency which no(...)

A still from the film, ‘The Cormack Brothers’. In the scene, a family is evicted on the orders of land agent, John Ellis, and the property burned

Every Irish village has a compelling back-story – often told around one moment in local history that has defined the area for generations.Few villages(...)

  Stephen Hawking giving a talk at this year’s Starmus Festival in Tenerife

It’s September 2014 and I’m wandering around a resort in Tenerife in the dark trying to find a gala dinner. I’m accompanied by a fellow straggler, an (...)

While Google’s recent demonstration of a driverless car captured the imagination of some drivers, many still do not have even a basic understanding of what constitutes a connected car. Photograph: Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images

Earlier this year, Apple announced CarPlay, a system that uses Siri for voice control and a new iOS-like interface to the car’s touch screen. Many (...)

Chamber classical meets the Brooklyn jazz underground in a Scandinavian recording studio: such is the eclectic nature of contemporary improvised music(...)

A study of how alternative electoral systems would work in Ireland has found they most markedly favour the largest political party in Ireland a(...)