Kieran Drain (right), chief executive of the Tyndall National Institute, with Damien English, Minister for Skills, Research and Innovation, at the launch of the Tyndall 2014 annual report. Photograph: Conor McCabe Photography

Organisations involved in commercialising R&D argue that strong national R&D programmes that bring together third-level researchers and ind(...)

In recent years, young adult fiction has moved from the fantastical and the dystopian to an altogether more compelling and trickier terrain: real l(...)

Project sunroof: based on your address, it can estimate the hours of available sunlight per year and the square footage available for solar panels

Googler Carl Elkin has been working on a particularly interesting 20 per cent project that leverages the power of Google Maps and Google Earth. Projec(...)

Trinity College Dublin’s Old Library.

Dublin is the cheapest of 16 cities for tourists seeking cultural breaks, according to a report. The capital is cheaper than other popular cultural de(...)

The power of great literature lies in its ability to reflect society. Writing about John McGahern, the American author John Updike called it “that (...)

 Chelsea team doctor Eva Carneiro has been subjected to sexist chanting during Premier League games. Photograph:   Mike Egerton/PA

While football authorities and clubs have actively campaigned to “stamp out racism in their sport,” they must do more to stop sexism, the British Soci(...)

Talisman by Conor Mary Foy, from the exhibition Approaching the Landscape

Approaching the Landscape Rua Red, Tallaght, Dublin ****   This exhibition is the end result of the second instalment of Rua R(...)

Luas Cross City work has allegedly caused flood damage to some Georgian-era cellars. File photograph: Aidan Crawley

Dublin city centre business owners may be entitled to thousands of euro in compensation after Luas Cross City work allegedly caused extensive flood (...)

The Giant’s Causeway in Co Antrim was the top ranked Irish sight on the Lonely Planet’s list of must-see destinations worldwide. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire 1:02

Six Irish attractions have made it onto a list of the world’s top 500 must-see sights of all time, compiled by guidebook publisher Lonely Planet. (...)

Cork disability activist Joanne O’Riordan  is among the nominees for the Junior Chamber International Ten Outstanding Young People. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Cork disability activist Joanne O’Riordan has been nominated for an international award previously bestowed upon both John F Kennedy and Henry Kissing(...)