Róisín Shortall: Government performing a “huge climbdown”. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Plans to allow a legislative clause which would eventually allow for the banning of alcohol sponsorship of sports have been dropped.The Government is(...)

 The college’s programme in Bahrain has been accredited for five years by the Irish Medical Board. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland programme in Bahrain has been accredited by the Irish Medical Council for a period of five years following (...)

Mark Ferguson, director of of SFI Science Foundation Ireland, said that the new research centres “will make a significant contribution to Ireland’s economy, employment and reputation”. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / THE IRISH TIMES

Almost €250 million is to be invested in five new world-class Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) research centres, in a move aimed at enhancing research(...)

An unknown casualty of the National Army. Photograph: Military Archive 4:23

The tragic consequences of the Civil War for families at all levels of Irish society are graphically illustrated in the pension claims arising from th(...)

The new headstone on the plot at Glasnevin Cemetery for people who donated their bodies to medical science.

The medical schools at Trinity College Dublin (TCD), the Royal College of Surgeons (RCSI), University College Dublin (UCD) have agreed to neutralise w(...)

File image of Trinity College Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times.

Eight Irish universities appear on a list of the world’s top 1,000 third-level institutions published today. The Center for World University Ra(...)

Beaux Lane House is at the rear of St Stephen’s Green shopping centre

The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland is to sell an office block at the back of the St Stephen’s Green shopping centre in Dublin.The proceeds of th(...)

The consultation process is designed to feed into the work of an expert panel chaired by Prof Frank Keane. Photograph: Kenneth O’Halloran.

A public consultation on extending eligibility for medical cards on the basis of medical condition has attracted almost 2,500 submissions.The Health (...)

The Protection of Life in Pregnancy, according to the Government, gives effect to its commitment to comply with the ruling from the European Court of Human Rights in 2010. Photograph: Getty

The Government is still failing to provide clarity as to when a woman can legally have an abortion, the Irish Council for Civil Liberties has said.Th(...)

Dr Maurice Manning, chairman of the advisory group on centenary celebrations: “We don’t see ourselves as being part of any agenda other than history.” Photograph: Alan Betson.

The expert advisory group on Irish centenary celebrations has said the holding of a public meeting in Dublin (...)