Children stand on top of a track at a makeshift refugee camp at the port of Piraeus.  EPA/SIMELA PANTZARTZI

Last week TD Mick Wallace told the story of a 15-year-old refugee whom he met in Calais. The boy’s parents and siblings had been killed in Afghanistan(...)

In January 2014, a rogue wave higher than 29m was measured off Killard Point in Co Clare in water 40m deep. photograph: thinkstock

There are many eyewitness accounts by mariners of gigantic waves – almost vertical walls of water towering over ocean-going ships – that appear from (...)

Niall Breslin says that while exercise can help some people cope, it is not an solution for everbody.

Picture Niall Breslin in college. Handsome, popular, girls falling at his feet, as at ease on the rugby or GAA pitch as playing the guitar in the midd(...)

“The competition is a way in which we want to teach young children about the importance of clinical research, and get them to understand what a clinical trial is and the processes that are involved.”

Can listening to music at lunch time help to reduce stress at exam time? Does doing 20 jumping jacks every day at school result in increased fitness? (...)

Dr Phil Kelly, Teagasc Food Research programme, Moorepark, addressing the 600 delegates from 32 countries at the International Dairy Federation’s Dairy Science & Technology Symposia 2016 in Dublin recently.

Dublin played host to the International Dairy Federation (IDF) conference for the first time last month. The conference brought together hundreds of i(...)

Believe it or not, there is a common link between a vast university campus in Punjab, India and a small conservatory added to a house dating from 184(...)

It is time that we re-examine the role of teachers and the contribution they make to the formation of our young people

Newly qualified teachers are speaking out about the lack of pay parity for those who have joined the teaching profession since 2011. This gap in pay (...)

The Irish Research Council announces projects selected for €144,000 in funding for 1916-themed research projects. Photograph: Marc O’Sullivan

The Irish Research Council is to fund projects themed to the 1916 centenary with 17 projects sharing a combined award of €144,000. Details of the fu(...)

Two of the 50 or so makers showing their creations at Dublin Maker last year were just nine years old, including Ciara Whelan, above, who made a smart dollhouse

Fancy unleashing your creative side? Then answer the call for Dublin Maker this July. The event will bring together assorted makers to build, hack an(...)

The university groups that will share the payout include University College Dublin, University College Cork and the Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland. File photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

New medical treatments for cancer, cardiovascular disease and rare conditions could flow from a multi-million euro research award jointly funded by Sc(...)