Tullyard Estate dates back to the mid-1600s when Samuel Winter, 10th provost of Trinity College Dublin, acquired vast parklands just outside Trim, (...)

A recent USI study found that one in five women who responded experienced some form of unwanted sexual experience during their time at third-level, with 11 per cent experiencing unwanted sexual contact. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

In Ireland, like in many countries, we haven’t got the best track record when it comes to sex education. There are also many issues to be tackled i(...)

Prof Thorri Gunnlaugsson (left) and Dr Oxana Kotova from Trinity College Dublin School of Chemistry with the functional luminescent gels they have developed. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Chemists at Trinity College Dublin have cooked up something special – a gel that could be used in a variety of ways, from preventing scarring on damag(...)

Desmond Boal: a devastating cross-examiner who rarely took a note, being gifted with total recall. Photograph:  Victor Patterson

Des Boal, who has died aged 86, was the greatest criminal defence barrister in of his generation in Northern Ireland. He was a devastating cross-exami(...)

Migrants, many fleeing Syria, arriving at Porto Empedocle in Sicily after being rescued off the Libyian coast by a Dutch freighter the Dinteldijk. Photograph: Frank Miller

Ireland has nothing to fear from immigration and should take its “fair share” of migrants to help ease the crisis unfolding in the Mediterranean, a(...)

NUIG initiated a task force in January in response to an Equality Tribunal finding in favour of scientist Dr Micheline Sheehy Skeffington late last year

Four female lecturers at NUI Galway (NUIG) have secured trade union backing for two court challenges which they are pursuing over lack of promotion.Th(...)

Sinéad Cullen assembling an installation as part of the exhibition Home/Sick at the Science Gallery in Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Home is a place of safety and comfort, a space where happiness is assured. Or is it? It is a place of refuge but also of risk, a place where you ca(...)

Minister for Education  Jan O’Sullivan: said a new study’s findings showed “the Leaving Cert exams are not in fact very predictable and that those who rely on their predictability too much often do not perform as well as those who prepare more fully for the examinations”. Photograph: Eric Luke

Concerns that the content of Leaving Cert exams can easily be predicted by students and teachers are “not sustained” by the findings of independent r(...)

The Letters of 1916 is the first crowd-sourced humanities project to take place in Ireland. This joint initiative between Trinity College Dublin, Mayn(...)

Trinity College Dublin: Led the way with five top 50 rankings in the QS World University Rankings by subject, mainly in humanities. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

Irish universities have slipped down global rankings in recent years but they still hold their own against the world’s best in certain disciplines, ac(...)