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Mary Mitchell O’Connor, Minister of State for Higher Education, unveils a portrait of  Sheila Tinney at Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS), watched by the late Dr Tinney’s children, Ethna, Hugh and Deirdre Tinney.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A new portrait of the mathematical physicist Dr Sheila Tinney was unveiled on Tuesday at Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) by her daughters(...)

Accenture building near Grand Canal Dock, Dublin. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / The Irish Times

Accenture chief executive officer Pierre Nanterme is stepping down due to health reasons, the consulting and outsourcing company said on Friday. Its (...)

Mike Ashley, billionaire and founder of Sports Direct International, holds a 29 per cent stake in Debenhams.

Shareholders ousted Debenhams’ chairman and its chief executive officer from the board in a coup engineered by billionaire Mike Ashley after the troub(...)

New research suggests that as Irish people age, they become less likely to want to do good through their shopping habits. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The 1960s-inspired idealism which marked the birth of the baby boomer generation appears to have waned in the State. Research published today sugges(...)

SFI deputy director general Dr Ciarán Seoighe: “In good times, it is vital for Ireland to invest in research and innovation to fill the coffers with new technologies and ideas that will sustain the country in difficult times.”

Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) is engaged in a wide-ranging consultation process as part of the development of a successor to its current Agenda 202(...)

Winifred Akinyemi  and Afifa Rahman, EPIC scheme graduates,  with Virgin Media CEO Tony Hanway and BITC chief executive Tomás Sercovich. Photograph: Jason Clarke

The State will lose out if businesses do not tap into the skills and experience that migrants can bring to the workplace, Virgin Media Ireland chief e(...)

Accenture’s  new  report found security teams were identifying 70 per cent of attempted attacks. Photograph: Getty Images

The number of targeted cyber attacks have more than doubled in Ireland in the past year, but companies are identifying the attacks more quickly, new r(...)

Trinity student Saul Kenny was left sleeping on a couch following a dispute with a landlord Photograph: Jack Power

Saul Kenny (21) is a final year politics and sociology student in Trinity College Dublin, renting in the city centre. For him the Budget announced on(...)

Drum Cafe is one of the oldest providers of corporate drumming workshops

Drumming has been used for centuries to send messages, create bonds and promote unity within groups. It has also been found to reduce stress and to “t(...)

Research has shown that more diverse and inclusive teams outperform their peers. Photograph: iStock

1. Cognitive diversity is plain smarter While there’s a certain comfort that comes with working alongside people from a similar background, the downs(...)

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