South Korean students: About 2,500 students from Korea go to Ireland to study every year.  Photograph: Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images

Barry Eustace, who has been teaching in South Korea since 2002 and represents Dublin City University language services there, is staging the first Ir(...)

The Union of Students in Ireland says it has registered more than 20,000 new student voters on electoral registers around the country

The Union of Students in Ireland says it has registered more than 20,000 new student voters on electoral registers around the country. A campaign to g(...)

Tesco Express at Glasnevin Avenue: remodelled and fitted out to a high standard.

An interesting suburban retail investment comes on the market today with the planned sale of a newly opened Tesco Express at Glasnevin Avenue in Dubli(...)

The anime and manga convention Eirtakon is one of this weekend’s events and includes a cosplay masquerade and Yule Ball. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Eirtakon ConventionOrganised by Dublin City University’s Anime and Manga Society, the 10th annual anime and manga convention will be held at the Croke(...)

Doug Leeds, chief executive of Ask.com, says he hopes the Ask.fm site can be used to campaign against online bullying.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

The chief executive of the company behind the Ask. fm website has defended his decision to maintain anonymity on the site, saying removing the feat(...)

Taste is a powerful sense and can evoke vivid memories, but the primary function of our senses is far more basic. Background: a microscopic image of a tongue and taste buds. Images: Thinkstock, Getty

Think about biting into a slice of lemon: its acidic sourness makes you wince. Now imagine a sip of double espresso: the bitter pang of caffeine is(...)

Jamie Heaslip, ambassador for Science Week, which takes place from November 9th to 15th. More than 800 events will take place around the country with details at scienceweek.ie. Photograph: Alan Betson

Science and technology nearly took Leinster rugby captain Jamie Heaslip away from the great game, but it remains central to his life. International (...)

Niall Moyna at an O’Byrne Cup game. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

They came to look for disease. It was the 1970s in Scotstown, Co Monaghan. The van arrived at Niall Moyna’s school, and the children were all X-rayed (...)

Dr David Mckeown, based at UCD is using maths to control space rocket vibrations

Science is about asking questions, and then by figuring out answers we can solve some of life’s great mysteries and problems. Some of the questions Ir(...)

Minister for Eduction  Jan O’Sullivan: We have seen an increase in the number of Chinese students studying at graduate and postgraduate level in Ireland.”   Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

One of the great Irish exports to China has been education, and Minister for Education and Skills Jan O’Sullivan was in China last week on a trade mis(...)