Failure to plan prudently means people may find themselves relying solely on the State pension. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / The Irish Times

For the vast majority, pension income will determine the level of comfort, financially, that they enjoy in retirement. Failure to plan prudently means(...)

Two-thirds of mature private pension scheme members either don’t know how much they will receive in retirement income or how it will be paid

Two-thirds of mature private pension scheme members either don’t know how much they will receive in retirement income or whether their pension will be(...)

Children play at the Curiousity Carnival at the Smock Alley Theatre, which is part of the Festival of Curiousity. Photograph: Sara Freund

There were giggles and squeals at the launch of the Festival of Curiosity at Smock Alley, Dublin, yesterday. A young audience heard gory tales from t(...)

Four luxury cruise liners arrived in Dublin early on Wednesday bringing some 13,000 tourists to the city.  Photograph: Johnny Bambury/ Fennell Photography. 2:48

Four luxury cruise liners arrived in Dublin early on Wednesday bringing some 13,000 tourists to the city. Dublin Port Company said the passengers fro(...)

Nassau House, a five-storey retail and office block with shops fronting on to Nassau Street and Dawson Street, Dublin. Photograph: Sara Freund

A substantial retail and office building in Dublin’s south city centre has been offered for sale privately to a number of leading development and inve(...)

The site at the junction of Townsend Street and Moss Street in the south Dublin docklands

A key redevelopment site of 0.27 hectares (0.67 of an acre) at the junction of Townsend Street and Moss Street in the south Dublin docklands will be o(...)

Walk under the weeping willows alongside the Grand Canal while making your way from Percy Place to see the swans in Portobello. It could bring out (...)

Dr Elizabeth Nixon (right) and Dr Jean Quigley from the school of psychology TCD who specialise in infant and child research, in TCD. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The differences fathers and mothers bring to the parenting equation may be a sensitive topic in our era of equality, but researchers at Trinity Col(...)

A DNA molecule strand: the human genome has generated enormous amounts of information but in forms which cannot be sensibly translated into real-life advice for doctors, farmers and scientists. Photograph: Steven Hunt/Photographer’s Choice/Getty

Gene therapies are advancing much faster than our understanding of these technologies. This was the message from the Conference of the International (...)

President  Michael D Higgins. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

President Michael D Higgins called for harmony among European nations and said the Greek crisis must not be allowed to reoccur. He made his comments (...)