Minister for Arts and  Heritage Heather Humphreys  with Dr Sandra Collins, Director of the National Library of Ireland (right), and Paul Shovlin, a member of the outgoing board, at the launch of the library’s annual review for 2014. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

The National Library of Ireland (NLI) is operating with a third of the staffing resources available to national libraries of comparable size in Europe(...)

The website containing Catholic parish records going back 300 years has had nearly four million page views since it launched. The National Library of(...)

Sandra Collins aas last seen on December 4th, 2000.

A plaque in memory of 28-year-old Mayo woman Sandra Collins, who disappeared without trace 15 years ago, was unveiled on the pier in the seaside villa(...)

The sheer quantity of information produced since the digital age began some two decades ago is astounding. In bulk at least, it dwarfs everything that(...)

A man has been acquitted of the murder of Co Mayo woman Sandra Collins (pictured) by direction of the trial Judge, Mr Justice Patrick McCarthy.

A 50 year-old plasterer accused of murdering a woman whose body has never been found walked free today after being acquitted by a jury on the instruct(...)

Sandra Collins was pregnant when she disappeared in December 2000.

A witness told the Central Criminal Court today that the man accused of murdering Sandra Collins 14 years ago told him she accidentally fell into the(...)

Sandra Collins: had been living with an aunt in Killala, Co Mayo

A family doctor has told a murder trial that a Co Mayo woman whom he confirmed as being pregnant on the day she disappeared 14 years ago, showed no si(...)

A Mayo woman who has been missing since December 2000 had a positive pregnancy test confirmed by her GP on the day she disappeared, the Central Crimin(...)

There is no doubt that funding scientific research is costly. The Hubble Space Telescope cost US taxpayers a staggering $1.5 billion to build, maki(...)

A chess set believed to have been used by Daniel O’Connell and Richard Lalor Sheil while imprisoned in Kilmainham in 1844.

Free global access to treasures contained in Ireland’s cultural institutions is to be provided in a project launched by Minist(...)