“My nightmare about [Mars One] is that people continue to support it and give it money and attention - and it then gets to the point where it inevitably falls on its face,” Dr Joseph Roche of Trinity College told Medium magazine. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

An Irish man who is among 100 finalists for the Mars One space mission has claimed the project is dangerously flawed and will inevitably fail.Dr Josep(...)

Inglourious Basterds (film notes) 2010 by Rose Wylie. Courtesy of the artist and Union, London

Rose Wylie Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin **** Having studied painting in the 1950s, Rose Wylie put her work on the back burner so that (...)

Each Saturday on irishtimes.com/weddings we'll report on couples’ love stories. We'll tell the tales and show the pictures of these fabul(...)

Lucinda Creighton: the luminous Woman in White at the launch of the new party Renua. Photograph: Cyril Byrne 12:26

At least it’s a start. Ireland’s new political party is off the fence and walking the walk in a virtuous circle, holding a new conversation wit(...)

Trinity College: Dr Ronan O’Toole from the school of medicine at Trinity College Dublin said listing Travellers’ ethnicity was necessary to help find out why they were more susceptible to some communicable diseases. Photograph: Frank Miller

Irish Travellers’ ethnicity should be “routinely recorded” when they present to health services with notifiable diseases, a leading authority on micr(...)

The Irish Hospital Consultants’ Association has said highly trained doctors are being “driven out”. File photograph: Getty Images

Nine out of 10 medical students plan to leave or are “contemplating” leaving Ireland when they qualify, a new study involving the State’s six train(...)

An Irish-educated doctor based in Australia, who attracted criticism for her remarks on how women should tolerate sexual assault in order to protect their careers, has said many women have come forward to share their own experiences since her controversial interview.

An Irish-educated doctor based in Australia, who attracted criticism for her remarks on how women should tolerate sexual assault in order to protect t(...)

Minister for Education Jan O’Sullivan: she said the task force consisted of a number of highly respected members from inside, and external to, NUI Galway. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Minister for Education Jan O’Sullivan has said she is satisfied NUI Galway is being proactive in dealing with gender discrimination.She told the Sean(...)

Dr Gabrielle McMullin: “If you are approached for sex, probably the safest thing to do in terms of your career is to comply with the request.”

An Irish-educated surgeon has rejected criticism over comments she made saying surgical trainees should stay silent if they’re sexually assaulted by a(...)

This acquisition is Hibernia’s fifteenth since listing in December 2013

Property investment company Hibernia REIT has exchanged contracts to acquire Cumberland House, near Fenian Street in Dublin 2, from Morretino for €49 (...)