Garda checkpoints in Fairview, Dublin following the introduction of Level 3 restrictions. Photograph: Tom Honan / The Irish Times.

Anyone who doubts that psychology is a true science might take a look at learning curves. In the 19th century, the pioneering experimental psychologis(...)

From left: David Leydon, Ifac Head of Food & Agribusiness and Minister for Agriculture, Charlie McConalogue

Six in 10 small and medium food and agri-businesses tapped one or more Covid-19 supports as they battled to survive the economic shutdown designed to (...)

Seven in ten indicated working from home had been a positive or very positive experience.

The majority of Irish workers would like a mix of working from home and being in the office or workplace, a new survey has indicated. The study by Am(...)

Adriene Mishler, presenter of popular YouTube channel Yoga with Adriene. Some 40% of Irish people say they will continue with online fitness classes.

Broadband played a significant role in supporting the physical and mental wellbeing of people during the Covid-19 lockdown, a new study suggests. Da(...)

When asked what their ideal working arrangement would be when normal life resumes, 24% of employees   wanted to work for two to three days a week from home, with the rest in the office

The vast majority of people working from home during the pandemic do not want to return to the same working patterns as before, according to a survey (...)

Some 39 per cent  are experiencing social isolation and more than one in five are living with family conflict. Above, Grafton Street in Dublin at the end of March.  Photograph: Bryan O Brien / The Irish Times

More than half of all young people between the ages of 15 and 23 are concerned about their mental health as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, accordi(...)

Television news audiences are among those that have increased since the crisis began, but the effect might be wearing off. Photograph: iStock

Notwithstanding the Taoiseach’s advice to “minimise” media consumption that causes distress or anxiety, almost three in five Irish people say their ne(...)

Last Sunday, the annual Dublin Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock, including a Youth pilgrimage, took place with people staying at home – 11,257 of them. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

An online pilgrimage seems like a contradiction in terms. The essence of pilgrimage for thousands of years has been to travel, to leave ordinary life (...)

Dublin Chamber president Catherine Moroney: “Sustainability is now just as important as a business’s product or service offering.” Photograph: Conor McCabe Photography

The national and European target of carbon neutrality by 2050 will play a key role in Dublin Chamber activity this year and beyond. But that long-term(...)

There is a strong interest among young people in helping out in their community, with just over half those surveyed having a desire to help or are already helping.  Photograph: iStock

Over half of young people say they are feeling anxious, stressed or depressed due to the coronavirus pandemic, new research indicates. However, most (...)

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