When you have reached that difficult moment of emotional crisis where you’ve decided to reach out to a psychology professional, you will probably l(...)

Psychological Society of Ireland President Dr Paul D’Alton spoke on how psychology affected him as a young gay man at the PSI’s annual conference. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI) president Dr Paul D’Alton has criticised his own profession for damaging him as a young gay man by suggesting h(...)

Psychologists need to explore the reasons for the Irish obsession with property, given that a bubble seems to be happening again, a conference heard yesterday. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Psychologists need to explore the reasons for the Irish obsession with property, given that a bubble seems to be happening again, a conference heard y(...)

Clare Kambamettu from London was the 2010 Rose of Tralee. She says that current Rose Maria Walsh is helping to change perceptions of the festival.  Photograph: Domnick Walsh / Eye Focus Ltd

What is it like to be an ex-Rose of Tralee? What happens when you hand back the sash and the tiara? Dr Clare Kambamettu became the Rose of Tralee in 2(...)

Trinity House: former Methodist Church and Community Hall  has been redeveloped and interlinked into stunning new offices with a glass lift serving all floors at Charleston Road in Ranelagh, Dublin 6

Agents BNP Paribas Real Estate are reporting a “steady stream of inquiries” regarding two well-located, high- quality Dublin office investments which (...)

A good assessment will provide a clear outline of your son’s strengths and weaknesses which can guide you and his school in the future. Photograph: Thinkstock

Q My seven-year-old boy has just finished Senior Infants. He’s a great little boy and is very sociable, but right from the start, the school has been (...)

Frankie Hollands supporting the learning activities at the Rush, Lusk and Skerries dyslexia workshop. Photograph: John Mc Elroy

There was a time in Ireland when dyslexia was the disorder that dare not speak its name. The Dyslexia Association of Ireland (DAI), established 40 yea(...)

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Irish parents rate their children as being more sociable than their UK counterparts, a conference heard today. A comparative study of almost 40(...)

Not the answer: “If we are concerned about public safety, we should be investing in treatment, not just in prison.”

Sex offenders are 70 per cent less likely to reoffend if they are part of a restorative justice programme which exists in other countries but has not (...)

Offaly footballer Niall McNamee: has spoken about his gambling. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The number of senior inter-county GAA players accessing a confidential counselling service has tripled this year, a conference will hear today. The Ga(...)