Vince McCarthy and Ellen Byrne from the Festival of Curiosity who will operate a pop-up curiosity lab during Science Week. Photograph: Alan Betson

The public have been invited to have fun in an interactive science playground being set up as one of the many events taking place during Science Week (...)

A marble bust of Benjamin Lee Guinness

At Adam’s two-day Country House Collections, which concluded at Slane Castle in Co Meath on Monday, bidders spent €1.4 million and 67 per cent of the (...)

Niall FitzGerald was chief executive and chairman of Unilever from 1996 to 2004

Former Unilever chief executive Niall FitzGerald has become the new chairman of the UCD Michael Smurfit graduate business school advisory board. (...)

Relative degrees: Catherine and Sophie O’Sullivan, and Mary O’Donnell

As the university conferring season got into full swing this month, there was a special celebration for Sophie O’Sullivan, who followed in the footste(...)

 Jessica Springsteen (USA), daughter of Bruce Springsteen, on Davendy S, in the Speed stakes No 1. Entries for the horse show’s 125 competitions and classes were up by 5 per cent this year. Photograph: Eric Luke

Both the number and the quality of events being booked at the RDS premises in Ballsbridge are increasing as the economy improves, its chief executive(...)

Jessica Springsteen , (USA), daughter of Bruce Springsteen and wife Patti Scialfa, competing at the Dublin Horse Show. Photograph: Eric Luke

The Springsteens are practically living in the RDS these days. Dad Bruce has sold out multiple concerts over the years while daughter Jessica represen(...)

International rider Nicola Fitzgibbon on Eliot and barbershop singers at the RDS for the launch of this year’s Discover Ireland Horse Show. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Dublin Horse Show is expected to inject more than €43 million into the local economy this week, with around 100,000 people due to attend the five-(...)

Leinster and the Royal Dublin Society (RDS) have agreed to redevelop their grounds in Dublin into a 25,000 capacity stadium. The design of the new com(...)

John Joly’s many inventions include several important scientific instruments as well as a commercial technique for colour photography

In this season of anniversaries and centenaries it seems timely to celebrate an important Irish scientific centenary that was a major contribution (...)

Lt-Col Dick Hely-Hutchenson:  A letter to his father  describes the reality of life in the trenches in horrific detail. Photograph: Peter Murtagh 3:11

The story of the Hely-Hutchinsons of Donabate, an Anglo- Irish family, is contained inside 110 boxes in the archives of Fingal County Council in north(...)