The world of botanical art in Ireland has lost its finest and most distinguished artist with the recent death of Wendy Walsh, at the age of 98.(...)

Ronan Dunne said the “innate digital potential of our young people” was “not just a responsibility for the education sector”.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Almost obscured behind the feel-good banter of the US embassy’s Smart People, Smart Economy event last week, there was a genuine, thoughtful de(...)

The Metro Hotel at Santry Cross, Ballymun, Dublin: close to the M1 and M50 motorways, Dublin Airport and Dublin City University

Commercial Property Editor Another profitable Dublin hotel goes on the market today at (...)

Prof Niall Moyna said being active for 60 minutes a day did not have to involve organised sport or be in one burst of activity. “For children it could be 10 minutes skipping, 15 minutes running or kicking a ball,” he said. “It all adds up.”  Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Parents are being urged to encourage their children to go out and play, as part of a campaign to tackle childhood obesity. The(...)

Dr Ivan Coulter of Sigmoid Pharma winning the Innovation of the Year award at the inaugural The Irish Times InterTradeIreland Innovation Awards in 2010 – the company has a lead compound for ulcerative colitis heading into phase three clinical trials

2010: Sigmoid Pharma Inaugural winner with a gut feeling for drug delivery There’s no such thing as an overnight success in t(...)

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 handout photo issued by Metropolitan Police of Patrick Halpin. The family of the ‘gifted and talented’ student who disappeared during a college trip to London was given false hope he was alive when they were mistakenly told he had boarded his plane home to Ireland, an inquest has heard. Photograph: PA

Patrick Halpin, the Galway youth who died tragically in an accident in London in February, was killed in a fall of less than four metres, a cor(...)

Metropolitan Police have confirmed that student Patrick Halpin, whose body was discovered on a roof in central London last month, died of brain injuries after falling.

The post mortem results on Patrick Halpin, the DCU student who was found dead on a roof in central London in February, have confirmed that he d(...)

The business of MBAs

It is competitive to get into, extremely hard work and it can be very expensive indeed. Why, then, is a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) su(...)

Ferdinand Von Prondzynski. Photograph by Matt Kavanagh

A significant change occurred in Irish higher education during the time I was president of Dublin City University. Some time around 2009, the (...)

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