GAA abroad: Aoife Cahill playing for Cumann Warszawa European Regional Tournament in Poland

Ireland is considered among the top five countries in the world for “diaspora engagement”, but what does this mean in practice? The Global Diaspora an(...)

A proton-proton collision at the Cern particle collider. John Bell had a stellar physics career at the physics research centre and laboratory in Geneva, where he was officially focused on particle physics. Photograph: AP Photo/Cern

The island of Ireland might be known, to those wearing emerald-tinted glasses, as the land of saints and scholars, but isn’t it curious that in the(...)

Ruairí Quinn used to describe the Junior Cert as a ‘low-stakes’ exam. Clearly not all of the participants – or their parents – agree. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A progress report on the bids by several institutes of technology for university status comes before the Higher Education Authority this week, but (...)

In his assessment of the case for sensitive treatment of Tony O’Reilly by AIB, Dermot Desmond may find he is out of sync with the mood of the people.

Dermot Desmond’s disdain for the media is legendary and he might have been better served adhering to his maxim of not speaking to the press this week (...)

Wood pellets: new technology from Active Energy Pelleting converts by-products from industry into biomass fuel granules for micro combined heat and power boilers

With a growing emphasis on reducing carbon emissions, driven by EU targets, attention has been turning in recent years to renewable energy resources, (...)

John Byrne: economically-viable storage for wind, solar and wave energy farms

John Byrne, founder of Low Carbon Technology (LCT), is no stranger to start-ups with an energy-saving slant. LCT is his third venture(...)

Irene and Philip McAleese:  See.Sense won the 2013 Northern Ireland High Growth award in the InterTradeIreland Seedcorn Competition

A couple of years ago Philip McAleese was working as an engineer in Singapore where his daily commute saw him weaving his bicycle through the c(...)

Louth manager Aidan O’Rourke has  called for counties to see the bigger picture when it comes to releasing players for the pre-season provincial tournaments.

Louth manager Aidan O’Rourke, who is also Queen’s University Belfast’s GAA Development Officer, has called for counties to see the bigger picture when(...)

 Danny Kitchen: “Reading the cycle, that is how you make money [in property]. You need a bit of luck with these things.” Photograph: Eric Luke

Danny Kitchen doesn’t do boring. The non-executive chairman of Hibernia REIT, which was admitted to the Irish and London Stock Exchanges on Wednesday,(...)

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It’s nearly time to rumble with the Hard Working Class Heroes again. What began as a low-key, very underground showcase event with an unwieldy name in(...)