DCU Business School has received official recognition from the world’s oldest accrediting body for business schools. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Dublin City University Business School has received official recognition from the world’s oldest accrediting body for business schools. The move pl(...)

Cannes Film Festival president Pierre Lescure (right) and director Thierry Frémaux at a news conference to announce  competing films at the 69th Cannes Film Festival in Paris, France, April 14th, 2016. Photograph: Charles Platiau/Reuters

“We hope to show the state of cinema in Spring 2016,” Thierry Frémaux, director of the Cannes Film Festival, told an expectant audience in Paris this(...)

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PROBLEM: I dropped out of college in in October 2015 and have now decided to go back to college this September. I want to do either general or psychi(...)

The silhouette of a scientist against a visualisation of gravitational waves. Photograph: Julian Stratenschulte/EPA

In February, the discovery of gravitational waves by a team of scientists known as the Ligo (Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory) col(...)

Students at Waterford Institute of Technology. Photograph: Patrick Browne

It is the education issue that has largely flown under the radar. Just before the general-election campaign started, the Government rushed to make a (...)

There’s a bird outside my window thinks he’s Elvis. He’s not. But what the heck? He’s happy. He’s been singing away there for hours, wittering, trilli(...)

John Paul Phelan

John Paul Phelan (37) served as a member of the Oireachtas banking inquiry in the last Dáil. He grew up on a farm in Tullogher, Kilkenny, and first ca(...)

Labour’s Ciara Conway, Independent John Halligan, and John Deasy and Paudie Coffey of Fine Gael.

Fine Gael Minister of State Paudie Coffey and Labour backbencher Ciara Conway were the big losers in Waterford, where a resurgent Fianna Fáil topped t(...)

Chris Mulhall: a paper dictionary, although heavily mismatched to the expediency of the modern age, informs users about language at every turn of a page. Photograph: George Goulding

Dictionaries can do many things apart from looking quite cumbersome on a dusty old shelf or looking old-fashioned in a library full of digitised info(...)

A Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) technician performs an optic inspection on devices used to detect gravitational waves. The twin LIGO detectors are located at Livingston, Louisiana, and Hanford, Washington, in the US. Photograph: Caltech/MIT/LIGO/Reuters

Scientists have for the first time detected gravitational waves passing over the Earth. The waves were caused by the collision of two massive black (...)