Ronan Burtenshaw of Trinity News, which won the Newspaper of the Year award at the National Student Media Awards in Dublin yesterday. Photograph: Eric Luke

Trinity College Dublin was the big winner at the 13th Student Media Awards held in Dublin last night. The award for newspaper of the yea(...)

 Colm Murray: went on blind drug trials in June 2011.  Photograph:Brenda Fitzsimons

A drug trial involving the popular RTÉ broadcaster Colm Murray who has Motor Neurone Disease (MND) has failed. Stage II(...)

Paddy Donegan, second from left, in 1963 with, from left,  Michael Mullen TD, Dermot Doolan, secretary, Irish Actors’ Equity, and the Abbey actor Vincent Dowling. Photograph: Gordon Standing/The Irish Times

Paddy Donegan, who has died aged 92, was a formidable driver of major educational change in the second half of the 20th century. Appointed as a(...)

The Trinity Access Programme focuses on increasing the proportion of students from socioeconomically disadvantaged backgrounds progressing to higher education.

Trinity College Dublin marked 20 years of the Trinity Access Programme (TAP) yesterday. TAP focuses on (...)

Want a stem cell to help build bone? Giving it a few “nanokicks” might help, according to research led by the University of Glasgow. The (...)

What goes on between our ears? Earlier this month, US President Barack Obama announced a major new US initiative to find out. The Brain Researc(...)

Only 40 per cent of emigrants expect to return to Ireland at some stage and just 21 per cent of those who had emigrated expect to return within three years, a survey has found.  Photograph: Alan Betson

Only 40 per cent of the present generation of Irish emigrants intend to return to Ireland, according to new research. The feelings of ne(...)

Trinity College Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Trinity College Dublin has been awarded a green flag for the quality of its environment as part of An Taisce’s Green-Campus programme. This fol(...)

A total of two Honorary Fellows, 15 new Fellows and 90 new Scholars of Trinity College Dublin were announced today. The celebration takes place(...)

The merger now underway of the Equality Authority (EA) and Human Rights Commission (HRC) to form the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission(...)