A Limerick secondary school principal has described strike action as a “draconian measure” as schools around the country remain closed for the second time in two months. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

A Limerick secondary school principal has described strike action as a “draconian measure” as schools around the country remain closed for the second (...)

Mark Cox: “Cuts offers a new way for barbers to connect with and reward their loyal customers as it is flexible and can be individualised”
New innovator: Q Cuts

Hate queuing for a haircut? The solution may be just a click away, thanks to Q Cuts, a new smartphone app designed to help consumers avoid waiting.(...)

File photo of Peter Darragh Quinn. A warrant for his arrest to serve a three-month sentence for contempt remains unexecuted. Photograph: PA

A nephew of businessman Sean Quinn has been declared bankrupt over alleged debts of $188 million (€145million).The joint liquidators of the Irish Bank(...)

This year, 7,404 students sat the physics paper. Pat Doyle, a teacher at the Institute of Education, said that the higher level exam was fair and balanced with nothing nasty or unexpected. Photograph: Peter Thursfield

The final week of the Leaving Cert has coincided with the start of a mini-heatwave, leaving more than 14,000 students sitting physics, physics and (...)

Archbishop of Tuam Michael Neary will be supporting Mayo on Sunday.

Castlebar man and Catholic Archbishop of Tuam Michael Neary described supporting Mayo in All-Ireland finals as “our Via Dolorosa.” It refers to the ro(...)

Question nine on yesterday’s physics paper was, unusually, a full question on radioactivity. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

It was a good day for lovers of numbers as 6,677 physics students took on a maths-heavy exam with more than the usual measure of radioactivity. Michae(...)

File photo of Sean Quinn Jnr who was found guilty of contempt in June 2012. Photograph: David Sleator /The
Irish
Times

Sean Quinn Junior is offering to provide € 75,000 towards purging his contempt of court orders restraining stripping of assets from the Quinn f(...)

Bill O’Herlihy to give oration at 91st Collins commemoration

Sports broadcaster Bill O’Herlihy has been chosen to give this year’s address at the annual Michael Collins commemoration at Béal na Bláth in w(...)

IMO doctors vote against an abortion motion at their annual conference in The Europe Hotel, Killarney today. Photograph: Don MacMonagle

The Irish Medical Organisation (IMO) has rejected a motion calling for regulation in relation to the provision of abortion where there is a rea(...)