Kate Madden,  Loreto College St Stephen’s Green, explains her project “Will Eating a Mars Bar increase the Average Speed of a Galloping Pony ?”  to President Higgins, at the opening of the BT Young Scientist & Technology exhibition at the RDS today. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

President Michael D Higgins was welcomed to the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition this afternoon like an X Factor winner. He walked about t(...)

 The Constitution of Ireland:  Bunreacht Na hÉireann

As the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill 2013 comes before the Seanad, an issue now coming into focus is whether the President might decide, pu(...)