The Festival of Curiosity, Dublin’s annual festival of science and culture, is to run at various venues in the city between July 23rd and 26th. See festivalofcuriosity.ie for details.

Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) is probably best known for its work in funding world-class research in third-level institutions and research centres (...)

Paul Geaney is tackled by Colm Begley of DCU in Sigerson Cup final which DCU edged. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

DCU 1-14 UCC 2-10 (AET)It wasn’t spectacular or particularly convincing, and DCU couldn’t care less. In winning back the Sigerson Cup after extra-time(...)

All Hallows College and grounds at Gracepark Road in Drumcondra, Dublin 9. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Dublin City University has emerged as the preferred bidder to acquire the All Hallows College and grounds at Gracepark Road in Drumcondra, Dublin 9. (...)

While there has been much talk about the same sex marriage poll, the referendum that seems to have slipped under the radar is the proposal to reduce the age of presidential candidates from 35 to 21.

The kindest thing you can say about this Government’s record on referendums is that is has been patchy. The Coalition has committed to holding (...)

The product, which will cost €25, could be available for widespread use by the end of 2016. Photograph: Hugo Philpott/PA Wire

Irish scientists are developing a new €25 blood test for bowel cancer which could save thousands of lives by spotting the disease at the earliest o(...)

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The gyms are full to capacity and there are joggers everywhere this time of year as people struggle to get fit. But what does it mean to be fit and(...)

The site extends to 0.47 of a hectare (1.16 acres) and is located at Stormanstown on the Ballymun Road adjacent to the junction with Collins Avenue and Glasnevin Avenue

A partially built residential development close to Dublin City University in Dublin 9 comes on the market today through agents Hooke & MacDonald w(...)

Tara McCarthy of St Angela’s College, Cork; Maedbh Heaney, Scoil Mhuire, Cork; Gillian Keating of Cork Chamber; and Saoirse Terry of Coachford College, Cork, at the launch of the I Wish events in Cork on February 12th, promoting Stem careers to girls and women. Photograph: Darragh Kane

Science, technology, engineering and maths (collectively known as Stem) has a women problem. These areas have always attracted and retained more bo(...)

President of St Patrick’s College Drumcondra Daire Keogh in the new library: ‘The beauty of the library is that it will engage with the city; the college was behind the wall for a long time.’  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons 2:15

Most people’s knowledge of St Patrick’s College in Drumcondra begins and ends at the gates – bypassed by a multitude daily on the airport road. Less w(...)

The Internet of Things is attempting to join together your television, car, computer and just about anything else that can generate or use data. Illustration: Thinkstock

The world is in data overload. The information superhighway was built and we are now struggling to handle the big data mountain that it delivered. (...)