William C Campbell  at his home after the announcement that he won the 2015 Nobel Prize in Medicine, in  Massachusetts. Photograph:  EPA/CJ Gunther

This week William C Campbell won the Nobel Prize in Medicine – only the second Irish scientist to win a Nobel Prize, after Ernest Walton in 1951. T(...)

Fr Alan Hilliard: Is one of five chaplins at DIT and sees his role as less religious, more one of “accompanying students” while they are at the college. Photograph: The Irish Times

The Minister for Education has ordered an investigation into the way public funds are used to pay for third-level college chaplains, some of whom rece(...)

Tallaght Cross West was built by Liam Carroll of Zoe Developments just before the property crash in 2008 1:11

A mixed-use retail and multi-family apartment development at Tallaght Cross West in Dublin 24 is to be offered for sale on behalf of Nama at over €80 (...)

Colm O’Reardon (second from left) is a brother of Labour Minister of State Aodhán Ó Ríordáin. Photograph: Alan Betson

The former economic adviser to ex-tánaiste Eamon Gilmore is set to take up a senior civil service position in the Department of Health. Colm O’Reardo(...)

Prof Eoin O’Sullivan said what was needed was to move people through homeless services as quickly as possible and straight into housing, with supports if necessary. File photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The failure to end homelessness was not about funding but about how the issue was addressed, a leading expert on the issue has said. Prof Eoin O’Sull(...)

Discover Research Dublin, a Europe wide event for members of the public to meet researchers in university faculties takes place on Friday night in Tri(...)

More than 20 years ago, I spent several weeks in Budapest. It was part of a seven-month ad-hoc journey that I made around parts of Eastern Europe, whi(...)

Laura Kennedy: ‘I knew that I needed to take a year out.’ Photograph: Alan Betson

This time last year, I emerged bleary-eyed from the glittering confines of Trinity College and into the world. I had decided to take a year out of (...)

Nexvet chief executive Dr Mark Heffernan

Animal healthcare group Nexvet Biopharma has bought a biologics manufacturing plant in Tullamore in a move that it expects will deliver 30 jobs over t(...)

Whatever your reason for going back to education, there’s a course to suit you: Project Futsal, winner of an Aontas Star Award

The Leaving Cert is easy enough to follow. Most teens do it, although some opt for Youthreach or the Leaving Cert Applied programme. Third-level or fu(...)