Screen grabs of Katie Ascough’s snaps highlighting poor student accommodation

Student union officers in University College Dublin have turned to Snapchat to expose substandard rental accommodation in Dublin city, as part of an o(...)

UCD has lost 47 beds from its student residences after the religious order leasing the rooms to the college terminated the arrangement.

University College Dublin has lost 47 beds from its student residences after the religious order leasing the rooms to the college terminated the arran(...)

The 2017 path of the Great Americian Eclipse which will be seen on August 21st. Source: NASA

Next Monday, August 21st, the shadow of the Moon will bring a two-minute spell of darkness as it sweeps across the United States along a path from Ore(...)

Anja Murray: “When you go out with friends and children, leave your phones at home and go with the intention of noticing what’s going on around you.”

As National Heritage Week focuses on nature, Sylvia Thompson asks environmentalists how – in spite of the gloomy statistics on species loss and habita(...)

The Ireland team in a huddle before the   World Cup pool C game against Australia at UCD Bowl. Photograph:  INPHO/Dan Sheridan

The players from Hong Kong and Canada made their way from a building on one side of a busy road on the University College Dublin campus, over a zebra (...)

Prof Patrick O’Shea, president of University College Cork. Photograph: Tomas Tyner

While most university presidents smoulder over Government cuts to funding and serious threats to quality of education, University College’s Cork’s new(...)

Trinity College Dublin provost Patrick Prendergast has said it appeared Brexit was playing a key role in more international students considering Ireland as a place to study. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Irish universities have recorded a surge in applications from international students which academics say is linked to uncertainty over Brexit and the (...)

Johnaí “Dubh” Clochartaigh harvesting seaweed near Carna, Co Galway. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Sea Thong. Cat’s Tail. True Sloke. Sting Winkle. Confined to bed in a New York hospital some decades ago, a west of Ireland man busied himself with m(...)

It’s a piece of cake: One way to remember the value of pi is by means of a ‘piem’, a poem whose words have letters corresponding to the digits of pi
It’s as easy as pi

Every circle has the property that the distance around it is just over three times the distance across. This has been known since the earliest times. (...)

Mary Paula Walsh: wrote two books on bereavement – ‘Living After A Death’ and ‘Helping Your Child Through Bereavement’ – both of which have given people the freedom to explore grief in all its complexity

Obituary for the Irish Times (April 30, 1941-April 17, 2017) “I swear I will not dishonor my soul with hatred, but offer myself humbly as a guardian (...)