Turing was a visionary mathematician  who broke the Nazis’ second world war Enigma code

A lost collection of nearly 150 letters from the codebreaker Alan Turing has been uncovered in an old filing cabinet at the University of Manchester. (...)

John Murray and Simon Jackson of Modern Botany, at home in west Cork. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Dr Simon Jackson picks out little details in the buildings as he walks to the pharmacy department in Trinity College Dublin. “Those circular patterns (...)

 A visitor uses his laptop in the chill out zone during  the Re:publica  digital conference in Berlin.

The internet has been blamed as a major tool for radicalising terrorists. But most jihadists are not radicalised through connections they form with ot(...)

Kieran Walkin, entrepreneur: “Besides music, which I’ve kept my hand in, I don’t know what else I’d do if I wasn’t an entrepreneur, because it is constantly challenging and rewarding in so many ways.”
Why I became . . .

Kieran Walkin, entrepreneur I studied music in UCD. I knew there wasn’t money in pop music and I didn’t want to make it as a star. Nor did I want to (...)

Simon Jackson and John Murray: the Modern Botany co-founders hope their expertise in natural-sourced medicine will  give them the edge in the additive-free skincare market. Photograph Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Modern Botany was founded by  John Murray in Schull in West Cork in December 2015, with Simon Jackson joining him as a director. Jackson, who (...)

The audience at a debate last week organised by the London Irish Business Society

As the bingo cards and markers are put away in the early afternoon, chat in a Luton-Irish forum turns to Brexit. Richard Coogan, originally from How(...)

A man reacts as people gather to observe a minute of silence in memory of the victims of the Brussels airport and metro bombings, on the Place de la Bourse in central Brussels. Photograph: AFP

Brussels was struck Tuesday by major, apparently coordinated terrorist bombings, at the airport and on the metro system, killing at least 31 people an(...)

Dr Katherine Sleeman, lecturer in  palliative care, Kings College London, and ex-Supreme Court judge Ms Justice Catherine McGuinness at the End of Life conference in Dublin. Photograph: Paul Sherwood

Ireland may have the highest growing need for palliative care in Europe with the number of people over 80 projected to quadruple over the next 30 year(...)

Dr Alison Campbell: “Engaging with the business community means you have a greater chance to see your research having a broader impact.”

A fresh approach to the commercialisation of research may be on the way following the recent launch of tech transfer body Knowledge Transfer Ireland. (...)