Standard Life chief executive Keith Skeoch confirmed the company is making contingency plans for a possible “Brexit”

Funds under management at insurer Standard Life Ireland grew 20 per cent last year to €9 billion on the back of record sales as its parents confirmed (...)

Giant deer: as they grew, their antlers grew too. Illustration: Michael Viney

I suppose I shall get better at navigating the virtual tour that the natural history museum in Dublin now offers at its website, although I can still (...)

One day at the museum: some of the exhibits at the Natural History Museum on Dublin’s Merrion Street. Photograph: Alan Betson

The tourism and research potential of our Natural History Museum is being dragged down by budget cuts. About 300,000 visitors drop into Dublin’s fa(...)

Legless lizard: a slow-worm among gentians in the Burren. Illustration: Michael Viney

The sun cleared the mountain as I walked out, flinging my silhouette at sudden length down a rushy field. The summit’s last shreds of snow were(...)

Apollo 16: carried lunar experiment devised by Irish scientists

A small part of the 1960s space race will soon go on display in Ireland, an experiment that flew to the moon in April 1972 with Apollo 16. Irish scien(...)