Gardaí displaying their marching skills during their graduation veremony at the Garda College,Templemore. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The first Garda recruits in five years will undergo a revamped training programme when they report to the Garda College in Templemore, Co Tipperary(...)

 Prof Frank Barry,  scientific director of the  Regenerative Medicine Institute at NUI Galway, with PhD student Babu Rajendra Prasad. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

By using tiny cartridges dispensing one stem cell at a time, Galway-based researchers may soon be able to literally “print” the scaffold of a healthy (...)

Pio Fitzgerald: “When I was standing on the flight deck [of a Boeing 747 from Shannon to New York] at the age of five I knew I wanted to be involved in airplanes. It captured my imagination.”

It’s not many of us that can claim to have decided on our career choice – and later fulfilled it – at the age of just five, but for Kerryman Pio Fi(...)

Walt Disney World resort uses wearable technology to track staff movements

Wearable technologies are nothing new. The Google Glass consumer-oriented product allows owners to do many of the things they could do on their tablet(...)

Dublin senior football manager Jim Gavin (centre) with former Ireland darts player Seán Marshall and former Ireland rugby player Richard Costello among the team. Photographs: Conor McCabe

Almost exactly a year ago John McAleer was on the golf course when he got a call from the transplant team at Belfast City Hospital telling him to go t(...)

There are more than 27,000 residential care beds, private and public, around the country. Photograph: Thinkstock

It is difficult to quantify the exact cost of dementia, given the many different individual costs and the fact that many people do not have a formal d(...)

Students taking the chartered financial analyst course study a mixture of academic theory, current industry practice and ethical and professional standards

It’s notoriously difficult – only one candidate in every five signing up will complete the programme. It’s not cheap – it will set you back more th(...)

A Viking burial at Islandbridge, Dublin

The number of Viking warrior burials in Dublin is extraordinary in the Viking world, say archaeologists. Many were buried with swords and other Vik(...)

File image of Trinity College Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times.

Eight Irish universities appear on a list of the world’s top 1,000 third-level institutions published today. The Center for World University Ra(...)

The number of jobs has increased by 39 per cent in the indigenous sector in the past three years.

A skills shortages and lack of competitiveness threaten to undermine a fast-growing sector that could be pivotal in Ireland’s economic recovery, warn(...)