Actor Cillian Murphy at NUI Galway for the screening of Broken, which was followed by a conversation with the young audience on issues raised in the film. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

When actor Cillian Murphy walked into a lecture theatre full of teenagers in Galway several nights back, it was the few adults present who required th(...)

Frank Golden came to be recognised as a worldwide authority on sea survival and was invited to lecture in a multitude of countries to naval, aviation, scientific and recreational groups.

Frank Golden, who has died aged 77, was a Cork-born doctor who became a leading international expert on marine safety and survival at sea.The sixth of(...)

(From left): Rachel Speer, Monkstown; Elena Nolan, Killiney; Ellie Boyce, Monkstown; Eimear Moore, Greystones; Elisa Cullinane, Greystones, and Nicole Peyron, Bray, after getting their Junior Certificate results at Loreto Abbey, Dalkey. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The grey clouds above Dalkey’s Loreto Abbey secondary school yesterday did not reflect the excitement among students receiving their junior cert resu(...)

The judges of the Supreme Court: top row, from left, Susan Denham, the chief justice, Frank Clarke, Liam McKechnie and Donal O’Donnell. Bottom row, from left, Nial Fennelly, Adrian Hardiman, John Mac Menamin and John Murray. Illustrations: Eoin Coveney
One court. Eight voices

Susan DenhamChief Justice Susan Denham became the first woman to sit on the Supreme Court when she was appointed in 1992, just a year after she was ma(...)

Former Anglo executives Peter Fitzgerald and John Bowe

John Bowe John Bowe was head of capital markets in Anglo and acting director of treasury at the time the phone call with Fitzgerald was recorded.Later(...)

Is George Hook the new Michael Flatley ? On a recent visit to his former school, Presentation Brothers College in Cork, the curmudgeonly(...)