Mota Cave in the Ethiopian highlands where the ancient skeleton was buried

Irish scientists were deeply involved in a study that has revealed surprising new findings about the migration of ancient farmers back into Africa. T(...)

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Food isn’t exactly a medicine, but a growing body of research suggests we might be able to treat difficult diseases by eating carefully. It has les(...)

Queue for the Garda National Immigration Bureau. Photograph: Sorcha Pollak 3:18

Meaures are being introduced this week to counter long queues outside the Garda National Immigration Bureau on Burgh Quay, according to the Department(...)

 An economic impact assessment in 2012 showed the income of the University of Manchester was higher than that of Manchester City Football Club, Manchester United Football Club and Manchester Airport combined. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA Wire.

A few years ago, a particular word started to appear with increasing regularity in international higher education and research circles. The word was “(...)

Cycloid arches have been used in some modern buildings. Cycloid vaults are capable of supporting their own weight and can withstand heavy pressure

Imagine a small light fixed to the rim of a bicycle wheel. As the bike moves, the light rises and falls in a series of arches. A long-exposure noct(...)

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(...)

Mr Loomes has been with Diageo for 16 years and led the Guinness 250th celebration in 2009 in Ireland and the inaugural Arthur’s Day campaign the following year

Diageo has named Oliver Loomes as its new country director of Ireland in place of David Smith, who has held the position since July 2011. Mr Loomes ha(...)

Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton said that the announcement by SAS that it is creating 150 jobs in Dublin, is great news for the city. (Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times)

US business analytics firm SAS is to create 150 jobs in Dublin as part of a €40 million investment in a new customer contact centre . The inside sales(...)

Water services is one of the five main areas of expertise of Geoscience Ireland member companies

A network of Irish engineering companies set up in 2010 as a response to the economic downturn has helped member companies win a series of high-profil(...)

James Joseph Sylvester, like many brilliant young people today, had difficulty finding a suitable position

James Joseph Sylvester was born in London to Jewish parents in 1814 on this day 201 years ago. The family name was Joseph but, for reasons unclear,(...)