Genetic heritage: protection of the red deer is a priority. Illustration: Michael Viney

A rifle-mounted video camera is showing us what the hunter is seeing through his telescopic sight: a confused intersection of mossy trunks and branche(...)

Eddie Redmayne as Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything

Last week, I went to see The Theory of Everything, James Marsh’s award-winning film on the life of Stephen Hawking. I enjoyed the film immensely. I(...)

Detail from homepage of the jihad.info website.

Young Muslims in Ireland are being radicalised by a combination of social media and extreme Islamic preachers angry and frustrated over Western countr(...)

The funeral of Niamh Doyle, who passed away on January 6th 2015 following a road collision, took place today at the Holy Family Church, Askea, Carlow. Photograph: Mark Stedman/Photocall Ireland

The funeral has taken place of Niamh Doyle, one of four friends to die in a car crash on Tuesday night. Her funeral on Saturday afternoon at the Churc(...)

Students on UCD campus in Belfield. Photograph: Frank Miller

College choices. Maybe you’re lucky and you’ve already got it all figured out. Or maybe you’re unlucky enough to think you have it all figured out.(...)

Four days before the last general election Ruairí Quinn was bounced into signing a pledge not to increase the third-level student contribution. Whatev(...)

Demons’ player Lehmon Colbert says team must be prepared for Killester despite his team’s 25-point lead Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

This weekend will be the busiest of the season for knockout basketball as the opening rounds of the Men’s and Women’s National Cups come to a concl(...)

Ventsislava Lyubenova with her son, Angel, and husband Ivaylo Siromashki outside the apartment in Blanchardstown. All their possessions are still inside. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

For almost two weeks, Ventsislava Lyubenova, her husband Ivaylo Siromashki, and their son, Angel (10) have been locked out of the apartment they had r(...)

Waterford Institute of Technology  is seeking to be declared a university on a standalone basis, in contravention of the terms of the forthcoming Technological Universities Bill, which makes the merging of at least two institutions a condition of receiving university designation. Photograph: Paddy Whelan

Waterford Institute of Technology has rebuffed attempts by Minister for Education Jan O’Sullivan to re-enter merger talks with IT Carlow.In a statemen(...)

The Waterford IT Sports Campus, which hosted the Fitzgibbon Cup Final in 2011. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The GAA has said that it’s National Hurling Development Plan hasn’t been adversely affected by the difficulties being encountered at Waterford IT’s pr(...)