Trinity College Dublin and the University of Limerick have received British Athena SWAN bronze awards, but NUIG and three other Irish higher education institutions were unsuccessful.

A campaign for equality at NUI Galway (NUIG) says that the university’s failure to secure a new accreditation for gender equality policies “vindicates(...)

Trinity College Dublin:  TCD  received a bronze award for the institution as a whole and   bronze awards at departmental level for the schools of chemistry,  physics and natural sciences. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Trinity College Dublin (TCD) and the University of Limerick (UL) have become the first Irish higher education institutions to receive awards for ge(...)

Liam Casey FM Consulting was paid €3,444 for a report on facilities management services in the Mid-Western Regional Hospital, Limerick in November 2012. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A manager who was appointed on a contract that was expected to cost about €45,000 ended up receiving nearly €275,000 when the scope of the role was(...)

Francis Flannery and James Riordan: identified deficiencies in existing seabed survey software they believed they could fix
New innovators: SonarSim

James Riordan and Francis Flannery became hooked on the underwater world of seabed surveying while working as researchers at the marine robotics resea(...)

SkySails kite technology can make big savings in energy costs for long-haul cargo ships

Telling someone to go fly a kite has taken on a whole new and more positive meaning. The Defence Forces’ innovation unit is leading a research study t(...)

Andrew O’Driscoll: “There are some things I miss about being an entrepreneur . . . but you can’t always have it your way”

Plenty of would-be Irish entrepreneurs flock to Silicon Valley these days in search of funding. One man who found success in the Bay Area many moons a(...)

Máire Geoghegan-Quinn: to chair national review of gender equality in higher education sector. Photograph: Georges Gobet/AFP/Getty Images.

Former European commissioner and Fianna Fáil minister Máire Geoghegan-Quinn is to chair a national review of gender equality in higher education. Ms (...)

The proposed legislation would cover hate crimes such as those motivated by   race,	ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, age and disability. Photograph: Michaela Rehle/Reuters

Proposed legislation to combat hate crime will be published this morning by the Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL). Crimes, including theft, ra(...)

Christy Keane was shot outside the gym at University of Limerick on June 30th.

Security at a number of potential flash points in Limerick City is under review following an attempted murder that gardaí fear may lead to a new gang (...)

Gardaí have arrested a second person in connection with the attempted gangland murder of Christy Keane in Limerick on Monday.

Gardaí have arrested a second person in connection with the attempted gangland murder of Christy Keane in Limerick on Monday. A woman in her 20(...)