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Cormac Harris and Alan O’Sullivan (16) from Coláiste Choilm, Cork, whose project won them this year’s title of BT Young Scientists of the Year.  Photograph: Chris Bellew/ Fennell Photography 2020

Two transition-year students from Co Cork have won the overall prize in the 2020 BT Young Scientists & Technology Exhibition for groundbreaking re(...)

Leo Varadkar with students Alison Egan and Caoimhe Harrington (left) from Castleknock Community College. Photograph: Dara MacDonaill/The Irish Times

The Government’s ambition is not only to nurture talent in science, technology, engineering and maths (Stem), but especially to tackle inherent gender(...)

Rhys Morgan and Rob West from Morgan and West Unbelievable Science with Aditya Joshi (centre) from CBS Synge St at the launch of the BT Young Scientist Exhibiton. Photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times

Projects relating to climate change account for two thirds of entries qualifying for the final stage of this year’s Young Scientist & Technology E(...)

Young Scientist co-founder Dr Tony Scott with two first-year students from Loreto Foxrock at the Young Scientist event launch in 2017. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The benefits of the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition (BTYSTE) go far beyond the classroom or the school science lab, according to cofoun(...)

Inex operates a system called peering, which allows large internet companies to exchange traffic between their customers without having to pay a third party to carry that traffic across the internet. File photograph: Michael Probst/AP Photo

The entire board of tech group Inex will step down following pressure from some of its leading members, including Google and BT Ireland, arising from (...)

Inex operates a system called peering, which allows large internet companies to exchange traffic between their customers. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

One of Ireland’s oldest internet companies, which counts Facebook, Google and Apple among its users, has become embroiled in a corporate governance ro(...)

BT said its new pay policy would be presented to shareholders for approval at its 2020 annual meeting

BT is planning to end a performance-related bonus scheme and replace it with a smaller guaranteed payout, in a major overhaul of the incentives for to(...)

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn during the launch of his party’s manifesto in Birmingham. Photograph: Joe Giddens/PA

British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn unveiled the party’s most leftwing election manifesto in a generation on Thursday including a pledge to increase t(...)

A number of businesses, charities and educational bodies linked to Prince Andrew distance themselves from him because of his association with convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. File photograph: AFP/Getty Images.

The council of Royal Portrush golf club in Co Antrim, whose patron is Prince Andrew, is to discuss the current controversy surrounding the senior Brit(...)

The Government dithered and delayed and ultimately decided to press on, fearful of the political backlash a U-turn at this late stage might trigger. Illustration: iStock

Somewhere in the middle of this broadband saga, the Government got stuck. It had been talking about doing it – rescuing rural Ireland from its broadba(...)

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