Mary Crilly said three female students from UCC and CIT had contacted them since the start of September to say that they had been raped. File photograph: Dan Linehan/ Irish Examiner

Gardaí in Cork need more resources to investigate sexual assaults and rapes which tend to increase during the early autumn months when third-level col(...)

President Michael D Higgins pictured at UCD, Belfield, Co Dublin. Photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times

The secretary general of the Department of the Taoiseach, Martin Fraser, is due to appear before the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on Tuesday as par(...)

The Hatch programme provides participants with €25,000 in investment, as well as mentoring, office space for a year and a chance to pitch to a follow-on fund.

We may like to imagine the fish we eat comes from free-flowing rivers or the open seas but in reality, this is often not so. Over half of all fish con(...)

The manufacturing sector is the second largest employer in Ireland and accounts for 450,000 jobs. Photograph: Getty Images

A new Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) research centre launched earlier this year will help Ireland play a leading role in the global smart manufactur(...)

There has been a recent explosion of “predatory” science journals that aggressively solicit research papers from scientists who pay to have the papers published.

Science is now a massive and expensive international project and one of the, perhaps inevitable, downsides of this success is the growth of dishonest (...)

The research commissioned by the Health Insurance Authority  provides a benchmarking comparison of the Irish healthcare system against those in Australia, Belgium, Germany and the UK. Photograph: Getty Images

Irish patients are still paying the price for swingeing health cuts rolled out in the late 1980s, according to the author of a comparative study of he(...)

Irish universities are seeking more freedom and flexiblity to hire and pay staff in order to compete with Europe’s top-performing colleges. Photograph: iStock

Irish universities are seeking more freedom and flexibility to hire staff in order to compete with Europe’s top-performing colleges. The aims are con(...)

Poor Clare Nun Sr Colette Marie pictured in the Poor Clare’s Convent, College Road, Cork city. Photograph: Clare Keogh/The Irish Times

At 5.30am every day, Sr Colette Marie, who is a nun in the Poor Clare, an enclosed order in Cork, gets a knock on her door telling her and the other s(...)

Ryanair Holdings’s agm will be held at CityNorth Hotel, Gormanston, Co Meath, on Thursday. If there is one sure-fire way to create media interest in an agm, it is to ban journalists. Photograph: Andrew Yates/Reuters

MONDAY Results: FedEx. Indicators: Euro zone inflation (Aug). Meetings: We Are Cork business event on promoting the city (Nano Nagle Centre, Dou(...)

Cormac Sheehan and Trish Shiels: “The earlier an eating disorder is caught, the faster people recover from it.”   Photograph:  Gerard McCarthy

Cora Grant knew she had a problem with her attitude towards foods even before she was in her teens. In the years afterwards, the issue dominated all, (...)

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