The Science in Ireland Barometer shows too many people feel uninformed about major science issues such as climate and energy. They also believe scientists do not listen to ordinary people. File photograph: Getty Images

A major study published on Wednesday shows people in Ireland are generally supportive of State investment in science and believe it is important for o(...)

Labour Party leader Joan Burton. Separate opinion polls have suggested a fall in support for her party.

Labour Party support has shown a decline in separate political opinion polls published on Sunday. According to a Millward Brown poll for the Sunday I(...)

Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams: a new opinion poll suggests he is one of the most popular party leaders and that Sinn Féin is the most popular party. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Support for Independents and smaller parties has fallen significantly at the start of the new year, ending a period of steadily rising ratings over re(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Tánaiste Joan Burton during the announcement of Budget 2015: Three opinion polls to be published tomorrow show Fine Gael and Labour struggling for support. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

Three opinion polls to be published tomorrow show the Government parties struggling for support. The findings will be of particular concern to the Lab(...)

Image of the week: Marchant mirth  The man laughing his head off is Paul Marchant, chief executive of Primark, and it’s not because he’s see(...)

Job satisfaction among secondary school teachers has dropped sharply in the past five years, with administrative work and school evaluations am(...)

Eoin Wrixon (left) and Dermot Hanrahan of Wide Eye Media (formerly Carlton Screen Advertising) in the Savoy Cinema in Dublin. photograph: david o’shea

Carlton Screen Advertising, the company that sells advertisements for 643 cinema screens in Ireland, is rebranding as Wide Eye Media. Th(...)

Celebrating Arthur’s Day in Dublin last year. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The body representing Irish third-level students has withdrawn from the DrinkAware campaign, citing concerns over its ties to the alcohol industry and(...)

The document that convinced  Enda Kenny to change his mind on the future of the Seanad  was produced by an internal party policy review group. Photograph: Alan Betson/ The Irish Times

The document that convinced Fine Gael leader Enda Kenny to change his mind on the future of the Seanad in 2009 was produced by an internal party polic(...)

Delegates convey their anger  as Minister for Education Ruairí Quinn addresses the ASTI convention on Tuesday. Photograph:  Patrick Browne

The education conferences are over for another year, and the opportunity that Easter week offers to teachers through their trade unions to comm(...)