Detail from Night Time in LA by Patrick Morrison. Photograph: Ciaran Connelly

As part of this year’s Imagine Arts Festival, Greyfriars Gallery in Waterford celebrates the work of the late Patrick Morrison with a small retrosp(...)

 Oliver Daniels,  CEO, Insight Centre for Data Analytics.  Photograph: Aengus McMahon
No limit for data centre

Science Foundation Ireland’s €75 million data analytics research centre has the potential to become a global brand and the Google of Big Data, accord(...)

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is stepping down from the company’s board of directors to focus on his new ownership of the LA Clippers of the NBA. (Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Steve Ballmer has resigned from Microsoft’s board, eight months after his departure as chief executive officer, ending more than three decades of dire(...)

The debate about organically produced food versus chemically produced food never goes away. The two sides seem irreconcilably opposed and the debate r(...)

K Flay: Life as a Dog

Kristine Flaherty isn’t the first musician to find herself fed up with record industry shenanigans and machinations. Instead of fuming and stomping(...)

Wayne Shorter: ‘If there’s a lot of praise, where are the record sales?’ Photograph: Keith Tsuji/Getty

For Wayne Shorter, the past is not just another country, it’s a distant galaxy. Only now matters. It’s what you would expect from an iconic jazz music(...)

Prof Martyn Pemble of the Tyndall National Institute in Cork. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Researchers at Tyndall National Institute, Cork, are collaborating with scientists from the US and Northern Ireland in a Science Foundation Ireland-s(...)

“The aim of the challenge is to send a balloon equipped with a small digital camera up into the stratosphere and capture some photographs and the students have done some Trojan work over the past few weeks working out the best way to position the camera,” said Terence McSwiney College Lillian Heylin. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

A Cork school was today hoping to create a little bit of history by boldly going where no Irish school has gone before - sending a helium balloon up t(...)

The early Earth was hit by a fast moving asteroid so large that its impact likely made the oceans boil.

The early Earth was hit by a fast moving asteroid so large that its impact likely made the oceans boil. It would have kicked off tsuna(...)

A number of large banks are still under investigation by the task force set up by US president Barack Obama in 2012. Photograph: Scott Eells/Bloomberg

Wall Street banks and their foreign rivals have paid out $100 billion in US legal settlements since the financial crisis, according to research(...)