Sean Sherlock: “I do think we need to up our game from a European Union perspective.” Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Seán Sherlock has said he hopes his visit to Sierra Leone will prompt a more robust response to the Ebola vir(...)

Seán Sherlock TD. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Funding of €600,000 and emergency supplies are to be sent to assist communities battling the Ebola outbreak in west Africa, Minister of State for Dev(...)

A man digs graves for Ebola victims at King Tom Cemetery,  in Freetown, Sierra Leone, yesterday. The government has wrapped up an ambitious three day national lockdown in an attempt to fight the epidemic. Photograph: Samuel Aranda/The New York Times.

Sierra Leone has ended a three-day lockdown aimed at stemming the world’s worst ever Ebola epidemic, with authorities claiming the controversial oper(...)

The US embassy in Dublin is inviting all who ever visited the US on a J1 student visa to attend a free open day event at the RDS on Thursday, September 25th, next

The US embassy in Dublin is inviting anyone who ever visited the US on a J1 student visa to attend a free open day event at the RDS on Thursday, Septe(...)

Fine Gael Ministers of State:Minister of State at the Department of the Taoiseach with Special Responsibility as Government Chief Whip and Defence: Pa(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Tánaiste Joan Burton on the steps of Government Buildings today with new Ministers of State (back row, from left): Joe McHugh, Simon Harris, Kevin Humphries, Aodhán O’Riordán, Ged Nash, Dara Murphy, Ann Phelin, Tom Hayes, and (front row from left) Paul Kehoe, Damien English, Kathleen Lynch, Sean Sherlock, Paudie Coffey and Michael Ring. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times 2:59

Wicklow Fine Gael TD Simon Harris has been appointed Minister of State in the Department of Finance and the Department of Public Expenditure and Refor(...)

The programme will target a number of areas including advanced manufacturing, bio-manufacturing, energy, marine, ICT, medical devices, agrifood, climate change, smart citiesand digital platforms

Science Foundation Ireland has announced a new initiative to attract the world’s top researchers to the country’s seven universities.The Targeted SFI (...)

David Finlay, Trinity College Dublin, and Orla O’Sullivan, of Teagasc, at the announcement of some ¤23 million in awards to early and mid-stage researchers through Science Foundation Ireland in Dublin today. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

A very different kind of tattoo could provide a way to help diagnose conditions such as liver failure and eczema outbreaks, according to a young resea(...)

Which Ministers can make it over Becher’s Brook? 4:04

Predicting the outcome of Enda Kenny and Joan Burton’s deliberations on the Cabinet is like asking a person who doesn’t know the difference between a (...)

Eamon Gilmore has personally sought the support of the two candidates to succeed him as Labour leader for his efforts to be Ireland’s next European commissioner

Eamon Gilmore has personally sought the support of the two candidates to succeed him as Labour leader and Tánaiste for his efforts to be Ireland’s nex(...)