Former first minister and leader of the Scottish Nationalist Party Alex Salmond: “I think it would be very difficult for any Irish government, of any political persuasion, to run counter to Scottish nationalism.” Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

For a man who just returned to Westminster last May after an eight-year absence, Alex Salmond moves through the Houses of Parliament as if he had neve(...)

Dublin-based barrister Liz Harpur: her nephew Ben-Hadad Kimani has been jailed in Kenya for double murder. The Irish Innocence Project is now examining the case. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

When Griffith College dean of law and founding director of the Irish Innocence Project David Langwallner was teaching Liz Harpur intellectual property(...)

The cellar of Bones restaurant in Paris, where artist Roseanne Lynch hid for five hours during the attacks in the French capital.

“All the artists, writers, students and staff had waited up for us - it was so nice to come home to.” Trinity College law student Hazel Bergin, from T(...)

Peter Barrett, who has died aged 59, was Church of Ireland bishop of Cashel and Ossory and one of the outstanding Christian pastors of his generation (...)

My next iPhone will be this big. Tim Cook, chief executive of Apple , speaking at the Philosophical Society in Trinity College, Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

It’s not often that Apple chief executive Tim Cook comes to Dublin. The head of one of the biggest tech companies in the world first came to Cork almo(...)

Children at Holy Trinity National School did a workshop on the physical changes in the brain when a new skill or knowledge is mastered, which neuroscientists call “neuroplasticity”. The fixed mindset sees intelligence as unchanging from cradle to grave; the growth mindset sees intelligence as a malleable attribute that can grow through effort and persistence

One of the best aspects of being a teacher is that I have never stopped learning. Last year I had the opportunity to put a theory of learning to th(...)

For more than six years, emergency medicine doctor James Gray has been a thorn in the side of the management of Tallaght Hospital. Gray’s repeated a(...)

Corrigan House on Fenian Street: the street  is an up-and-coming area of Dublin’s central business district

Savills is quoting a rent of €376.75 a sq m (€35 a sq ft) for newly refurbished office space in Dublin 2. Corrigan House on Fenian Street, which is th(...)

Friendly setting?: you’ll spend three or four years of your life at college, so get a true sense of the atmosphere when you visit. Photograph: E+/Getty

Isn’t this campus beautifully manicured? Look at our wonderful and extensive library. Haven’t we got the best and most exciting student clubs and s(...)

Former Roscommon star Karol Mannion courageously spoke out this summer about the serious after-effects of his two experiences of concussion on the GAA playing fields.  ©INPHO/James Crombie

Roscommon’s favourite son Chris O’Dowd has just hit the big screen as the star of a major new film The Program about disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong(...)