A team of researchers at Dublin City University have begun working on tailoring a highly successful international means of teaching mathematics to the Irish curriculum. Photograph: Alan Betson /The Irish Times

A team of researchers at Dublin City University (DCU) have begun working on tailoring a highly successful international means of teaching mathematics (...)

The Georgian Drumcondra House at the centre of All Hallows College. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

All Hallows College in Dublin’s Drumcondra, owned by the Vincentian congregation, is for sale for over €14 million. However its board is open to buyin(...)

Letters sent from Jackie Kennedy, the wife of late US president John F. Kennedy, to a Dublin priest have been returned to the Kennedy family. Photograph:  Keystone/Getty Images.

Letters sent to an Irish priest by Jackie Kennedy, the former US first lady, have been returned to the Kennedy family. The Catholic Vincentian Order i(...)

Mr Justice Adrian Hardiman:  said it was  up to the European Court of Human Rights to clarify if had abandoned the principal of subsidiarity or if the O’Keeffe judgment was simply an “outlier”. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A senior judge has warned the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg may be exceeding its own powers by taking on cases that have not been full(...)

Concussion risks
  • Health
  • September 1, 2014, 01:00

Concussion, a traumatic brain injury resulting in a disturbance of brain function, most commonly occurs in driving accidents and in some sports. Yet l(...)

A ruby-throated hummingbird

It’s one of the most astounding images in nature: a hummingbird hovering above a flower, wings flapping up to 200 times a second, as it feeds on the n(...)

John and Sally McKenna launching their long-running Bridgestone review guides, 100 Best Restaurants in Ireland and 100 Best Places to Stay in Ireland. They have also launched apps for their guides. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The web and social media have not been kind to the traditional guidebook publishing industry. Facebook, tweets, TripAdvisor, specialist blogs, and (...)

Deirdre Somers, chief executive of the Irish Stock Exchange, has called the lack of government action on CFDs “outrageous” as it is  incentivising the market to be “totally opaque and fundamentally, as proven before, destructive”. Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

The government still hasn’t implemented European rules that require more disclosure for contracts for difference (CFDs), almost a year after they were(...)

The Mayo Clinic and Enterprise Ireland have formalised a collaboration which will see the commercialisation of up to 20 medical technologies in Ireland over the next five years

Irish biotech start-up Inform Bioscience is to sign a licence agreement tomorrow with the world-renowned Mayo Clinic to acquire a portfolio of biomark(...)

Anthony Staines: “We really have to think carefully and we have to explore the models. Whateverwe bring in, it’s going to change.”

The current health system is full of “galloping inefficiencies and galloping waste” but a new system must be found for taking money from people as pa(...)