The NIC pilot in action: Coláiste Mhicíl students Aaron Blackhall, Andrew Quinn, Jakub Kaczmarek and Alex Hartlep

A boat that “raises all tides” is how one secondary school principal describes an innovative programme aimed at enhancing student engagement by giv(...)

Maria Meehan, Research manager, Fighting Blindness

Dr Shane Bergin School of Physics, Trinity College Dublin In 1999 I came to Trinity College Dublin to study for a degree in science and, excluding a f(...)

Dr Anne Moore of UCC’s School of Pharmacy

Communication is, arguably, the biggest problem facing science, technology, engineering and maths (Stem). It’s not always easy to grasp the complex(...)

Unofficial tallies  indicate the same sex marriage referendum will be passed in both Limerick constituencies.

Almost two thirds of people in Limerick city voted in favour of the marriage referendum.According to tallies the highest Yes vote in the two Limerick (...)

Design Matters

Wearable technology to help you live longer, ways to increase the impact of brands, and tools to save farmers sleepless nights: in creating solution(...)

Renua candidate Patrick McKee: he adds an interesting dimension to this election, as it is the first electoral test for the party. Photograph: Dylan Vaughan

The byelection in Carlow-Kilkenny tomorrow will be closely watched as a guide to the strength of the parties ahead of the general election. The result(...)

Rick O’Shea introduces a talk by Dr David Mc Keown at last year’s Pint of Science

How do our brains work? How do we make our water safer and our cities smarter? Can we thwart diseases with devices, food and even maths? These are (...)

Block 8, Brookfield Hall Student Village, University of Limerick: 29 two-bedroom apartments, comprising eight three-bedroom units and three four-bedroom homes

A block of 40 apartments in Brookfield Hall Student Village close to the University of Limerick is to be offered for sale at a knockdown price of €1.7(...)

Third Level Workplace Watch: temporary, part-time and casual staff protest at Maynooth University with a recruitment stall for a ‘Discount University’. Photograph: Eric Luke

Some lecturers say that they are being denied job security and have for years been relying on a few hours of teaching here and there. Many, if not (...)

The byelection on May 22nd is the first electoral test of the Renua Ireland party, which is led by Lucinda Creighton. Photograph: Cyril Byrne /The  Irish Times

Readers are invited to visit a new website which allows voters to compare their views with those of candidates in the Carlow-Kilkenny byelection.Which(...)