From a very young age, I wanted to explore the world. My plan was to move to Vancouver by myself after graduating. But towards the middle of my final (...)

Padraig Brosnan, Treasury Delta founder: “The aim was to develop a system that is very easy and user-friendly out front but is supported by a complex and sophisticated platform in the background”

Bank charges can be a big burden on businesses, running into thousands of euro a year. Most companies accept bank charges as a necessary cost, but for(...)

‘The EU has been slow to act in introducing a similar law that specifically protects a worker’s genetic information.’ Photograph: Getty Images

If your job was at risk, would you be willing to reveal your genetic code to your employer? And could the law protect you if you refused? Recently, a (...)

Mary Mulvihill, pioneer of science journalism. Photograph: Brian Dolan

Mary Mulvihill, who has died aged 55 following a brief illness, was a pioneer of science journalism and science communication and a passionate advocat(...)

Dr Mary McAleese: “Unquestioning deference can silence victims.” Photograph: Shane O’Neill/ Fennell Photography 2015

Former president Mary McAleese has said the Irish Innocence Project is an essential support to those failed by the criminal justice system. “It(...)

Jonny Cooper: “Jim has shown he plays players by form. And that the lads aren’t picked on reputation.” Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Amateur footballers do all sorts of jobs during summer months to keep away from work. The teachers are professionals in all but bank balance, some st(...)

A rally in support of the Greek people was held on Dublin’s  Parliaent Street today. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The Government should support a debt write-down for Greece as it could benefit the Irish people, former rugby international Trevor Hogan has said. Sp(...)

Dr Dorota Wencel, Dublin City University, and Kerry Naughton of BlueBridge Technologies: their project will focus on the development of a critical care monitor for vulnerable patients

The Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Industry Research Fellowship programme offers post-graduate researchers in higher education institutions around I(...)

‘I ran out of room in the attic years ago.’ Photograph: Getty Images

My wallet is s strange place. It’s hard, if not virtually impossible, to find any money in it. Do I have all my money tied up in tech stocks and co(...)

Nominees for Newspaper of the Year (Callem Trimble-Jenkins, The Bull; Barry Lennon , The Edition; Cormac Duffy and David Corscadden of The University Observer; Catherine Healy of The Trinity News, and Michael Cogley, The College View) at the KBC National Student Media Awards, in April. Photograph: Eric Luke

The media industry is usually regarded as an industry for creative people with strong verbal and communication skills. Typically, students applying fo(...)