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(...)

Students at last year’s Irish Times Higher Options at the RDS in Dublin

What will you do after school? Many sixth years haven’t given it much thought yet. Others may have a firm idea of their future career and will have(...)

One-quarter of Tallaght residents are dissatisfied with the care provided by their local hospital, according to the findings of a new study. Photograph: The Irish Times

One-quarter of Tallaght residents are dissatisfied with the care provided by their local hospital, a new study shows. Waiting times and the speed of c(...)

Dr Aifric Boylan at the Johnstown Bridge Health Clinic in Enfield, Co Meath. She moved to Australia last year. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The  Irish Times

After five years training to be a GP following graduation from medical school at Trinity College Dublin in 2003, Aifric Boylan spent another five w(...)