Ryan Bell, student of Oatlands College, Stillorgan. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

A Dublin student is hoping to have his Leaving Cert record amended after it emerged he was only awarded a H3 in mathematics despite scoring 99 per cen(...)

Trinity College Dublin has climbed several places in the Times Higher Education world university rankings for 2018. Photograph: iStock

Trinity College Dublin has climbed several places in the Times Higher Education world university rankings for 2018. Brexit means “great opportunities(...)

Members of the Kerry Youth Dance  show TDs why arts necessary even in times of recession.  Photograph: Marc O’Sullivan

Will it be ballet or basketball? Chess or computers? Scouts or soccer? Music or martial arts? Or could my child possibly do all of the above? As prim(...)

Only 8.5 per cent of those surveyed were found to be supplementing their diet with vitamin D. Photograph: iStock

One in four Irish over 50s are deficient in vitamin D during the winter, a new study has found. The research also noted wide variations in vitamin D (...)

 A Bank Otkritie FC bank branch in Moscow, Russia. Photograph: Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg

Russia’s escalating banking crisis is likely to end up increasingly hitting Dublin-based companies that have become a favoured vehicle for the country(...)

Eilís O’Connell’s, ‘Capsule for Destinies Unknown’, 2017. Photograph: Steve Russell Studios, courtesy Gallery Pangolin

A 14-metre long, tapered tube of galvanised steel lies outside Chester Cathedral. There’s a doorway, and a ramp to encourage you inside. Is it a torpe(...)

Sinéad Sweeney at Trinity College Dublin: “Don’t just fall into a degree because you feel like you have to”

Amid the drama and turmoil of the CAO round offers, many disappointed students who miss out on their desired course are not aware there are alternativ(...)

James Flaherty: ‘The commute has got all the harder since last December when our first child arrived.’

Ireland’s “commuting class” is growing, as increasing numbers travel longer distances - by choice or necessity - to get from home to work. Among them (...)

“The scientific consensus is moving on, with increasing recognition that experiments on animals are limited and often misleading regarding human health and safety,” said IAVS chairperson Yvonne Smalley. Photograph: iStock

Rabbits, birds and guinea pigs were among more than 4,100 live animals used in research experiments at University College Cork (UCC) last year. The a(...)

James Osborne at a Ryanair agm in 2008. Photograph: Frank Miller

James Osborne, who has died at the age of 68, was a corporate consultant and solicitor with connections at the very top level of Irish business and a (...)