The general-election turnout in Dublin fell by 3.2 percentage points, from 62.9 per cent five years ago, to 59.7 per cent for February’s poll. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The gap between voter turnout in working-class and middle- class areas of Dublin city narrowed in the general election, new figures show. The number(...)

The most frequent user of the JobBridge scheme has been the HSE which brought on 399 Jobbridge interns over the five years since its inception, followed by the GAA with 249 interns. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

The Impact trade union has called for the JobBridge internship scheme to be ended following reports that it has been used to fill hundreds of position(...)

Two of the 50 or so makers showing their creations at Dublin Maker last year were just nine years old, including Ciara Whelan, above, who made a smart dollhouse

Fancy unleashing your creative side? Then answer the call for Dublin Maker this July. The event will bring together assorted makers to build, hack an(...)

Tuesday saw the launch of Smart Dublin, a collaborative initiative between Dublin’s four local authorities which aims to engage with smart technology providers and researchers “to solve city challenges and improve city life”. File photograph: Getty Images

Dublin has the potential to be a world-leading city in a smart technology economy that could be worth €1.25 trillion by 2020, a conference was told to(...)

Collaboration and empathy: Geraldine Byrne Nason, Samantha Power, Sonya Hyland, Patricia O’Brien and Barbara Jones

Samantha Power US Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power, the US ambassador to the United Nations, was born in London to Irish parents and(...)

Newly-elected TD Gino Kenny of Anti-Austerity Alliance-People Before Profit speaking to people at Neilstown shopping centre in Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson

When Mary Kenny (77), mother of new TD Gino Kenny, moved to the suburb of Neilstown, west Dublin, in 1978, there was “nothing here”, she says. She and(...)

The Future of HR in Ireland: at the HR Manager Survey 2016 feedback workshop, Dr Na Fu, MU; John Ryan, CEO of Great Place To Work; Prof Patrick Flood of the Leadership and Talent Institure, DCU; Brian Sutton, Great Place To Work. Front row: Dr Janine Bosak, DCU; Jim Flynn, Great Place To Work. Photograph: Joe Keogh
Positive board influence

The greater representation of HR managers at boardroom level in Ireland has led to a dampening down of personality and agenda-driven politics within (...)

Maedbh Donaldson: ‘A lot of young people aren’t looking for jobs in Ireland and are emigrating because they want to.’

This article is part of The Irish Times Meet the Voters series, profiling ten sample voters in a bid to track the impact of the 2016 General Election(...)

Fine Gael candidate Stephanie Regan canvassing in Raheny, Dublin. Topics included  sugar content in children’s food and the Eighth Amendment. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Posters, flags and badges are strewn across a messy living room-cum-campaign headquarters as first-time general election candidate Stephanie Regan pre(...)

Trinity College Dublin is Ireland’s highest ranking educational institution, reaching 40th position in the list.

Nine Irish higher-education institutes have made it on to the 2016 list of the top 200 league table of the most international universities in the wor(...)