Former Fianna Fáil taoiseach Jack Lynch and minister for foreign affairs Dr Patrick Hillery signing the treaty of accession to the European Economic Community  in Brussels in  1972. Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin said the two would be spinning in their graves over Brian Crowley’s decision to join the ECR group in the European Parliament. Photograph: Pat Langan/The Irish Times.

Former taoiseach Jack Lynch and his close ally Paddy Hillery would be “spinning in their graves” at the idea of Fianna Fáil aligning itself with the r(...)

Colin Scott, dean of the UCD Sutherland Law School, says UCD is leading the way in new methods to teach law. Photograph: David Sleator

UCD’s school of law has come a long way since the first students graduated in 1911. For one thing, the School has stopped publishing the exam results (...)

Minister of State for Europe Paschal Donohoe to speak at the Institute of International and European Affairs in Dublin. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Minister of State for Europe Paschal Donohoe will sound a warning today about the negative consequences of a British withdrawal from the EU. As Britis(...)

Dublin celebrating their first Leinster senior hurling title since 1961. Kerry collected their 33rd Munster senior football title in the same period. The Kingdom have won the Munster senior football championship on 75 occasions!

Maybe a big clue as to why Dublin hurling is on such a high came in Limerick, as well as Croke Park, yesterday.In the 2013 Féile na nGael Division One(...)

Apple Operations International, a subsidiary of Apple Inc, is seen in Hollyhill, Cork. Photograph: Michael MacSweeney/Reuters

Former Apple executives claim the almost tax-free status enjoyed in Ireland by the iPhone and iPad ma(...)

European commissioner for research, innovation and science Máire Geoghegan-Quinn: “Events are moving so quickly that there is less and less time to dig deep, to reflect and weigh options. That is why social sciences and humanities research is more essential than ever.” Photograph: Paul O’Driscoll

If there is one thing you learn in politics, it is that nothing ever stays the same. The world is constantly changing. And big changes force ha(...)