A social housing scheme in Dublin: Tenants will be able to buy at up to a 60 per cent discount

A year ago Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly launched Social Housing Strategy 2020, which aims to deliver 35,000 new social-housing homes over s(...)

Second World War veteran Henry John Alfred Place (right) from Limerick is bestowed with France’s highest honour, the Legion d’Honneur, by the French ambassador to Ireland Jean-Pierre Thebaul (left) at the ambassador’s residence in Dublin, November 24th, 2015. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

A D-Day hero has paid tribute to the Paris terror victims as he was awarded France’s highest honour for helping liberate the country during the second(...)

Flowers and fruit on the  previously unknown tree found in Cusuco National Park, Honduras, by the team from Trinity College Dublin

Botanists from Ireland have discovered a previously unknown tree species in Honduras but almost immediately it was put on to a “critically endangered”(...)

Two-thirds of students use student counselling services and 58 per cent use the student health service. Some 87 per cent of students say it is reassuring to have a free counselling service on campus. Photograph: Thinkstock

Eighty-five per cent of students seek mental health information online, often as the first port of call, according to Reaching Out in College, a new s(...)

A child born today has a one in three chance of developing dementia and, so far, there is no promising research into a cure, according to head of research at Fujitsu Ireland, Anthony McCauley

The annual Fujitsu Forum is a big corporate love-in for the Japanese technology giant and its clients, and last week’s gathering in Munich was no exce(...)

The decision by Atlantic Philanthropies to give the largest grant in its history to Trinity College Dublin (TCD) and the University of California San (...)

Jennifer Lorigan, mediator at the Science Gallery in Dublin, with a display by artist Katharine Dowson titled Memory of a Brain Malformation. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

A woman who was stalked for 25 years turned this trauma into healing by depicting it through art, according to a new exhibition. The terrible impact (...)

Atlantic Philanthropies founder Chuck Feeney (right) with president and chief executive Christopher Oechsli. Photograph: Jim Wilson/The New York Times

Atlantic Philanthropies is to give €138 million – its largest grant to date – to Trinity College Dublin and University of California San Francisco to (...)

Author of the Daft report Ronan Lyons suggested the market may have reacted to talk of rental controls

Rents are rising at a faster rate than at any time since the crash, according to property website Daft.ie. The group’s latest quarterly report also s(...)

Kevin (34), from Monkstown, Co Dublin, studied geology at Trinity College Dublin and left Ireland in 2004 “for work and adventure”. He spent tw(...)