Open about sexuality: DIT students held Stand Up 4 Love, a comedy and music night at Vicar Street, in support of a Yes vote in the marriage-equality referendum

Ireland has witnessed significant social change and sometimes dizzying levels of diversity in recent decades. Does that extend to a new willingness to(...)

UK Independence Party (UKIP) leader Nigel Farage adjusts his headphones during a meeting of leaders of European Parliament political groups in Brussels. Prof John McCormick, of Indiana University in the US, has today said that just barely 12 per cent of eligible voters backed anti-establishment parties in May’s European elections. Photograph: Francois Lenoir/Reuters.

The European Union’s greatest challenges lie in structural problems which are likely to have a far greater impact on the process of integration than t(...)

So-called Twitter “bots” – automated accounts which either entertain, annoy or deliver malware to users of the social network –  can now be unmasked through BotOrNot, a tool created by researchers at Indiana University. Photograph: Chris Ison/PA Wire

On more than 430,000 occasions when Twitter users have spelled the phrase “sneak peek” incorrectly, an account by the name of Stealth Mountain has poi(...)

President Michael D Higgins, delivers the commencement speech at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana, US, yesterday. Photograph: Steve C Mitchell/EPA

Many new emigrants to the United States, while feeling a sense of loss at leaving Ireland, are highly skilled and have opportunities to use those skil(...)

President Michael D. Higgins pictured with his wife Sabina and president McRobbie of Indiana University at the university yesterday.  Photograph: Shane O’Neill/Fennell Photography

President Michael D Higgins urged new graduates at Indiana University, where he studied in the 1960s, to “challenge assumptions” and “guard against th(...)

Ireland’s President Michael D Higgins speaks during a welcoming ceremony at the National Palace in Mexico City earlier this week. Photograph: Edgard Garrido/Reuters

President Michael D Higgins joked that the first time he visited Mexico in 1967 he sneaked into the country illegally. “It was the first of many cross(...)

 President Michael D Higgins with President Enrique Pena Nieto, President of Mexico at the Palacio Nacional in Mexico City. Photograph:  Chris Bellew

President Michael D Higgins has spoken of the deep mutual appreciation between the Irish and Mexican people and the strong bonds in business, educatio(...)