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Apollo 11 astronaut Dr Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin is coming to Cork to participate in a prestigious spaces studies programme. File photograph: Getty Images

He was there when Neil Armstrong uttered his immortal lines, “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind” as he stepped on to the Moon.(...)

Nicolas Poussin – The Martyrdom of St Erasmus (detail)

Even by the standards of Christian martyrology, St Elmo, whose feast-day falls today, met a very grisly end. According to tradition, he had his stoma(...)

(L-R) Tyler  and Cameron Winklevoss compete in rowing while studying at Oxford Photograph:  Getty Images

Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss are no strangers to taking wild risks at the farthest reaches of the internet economy. In the early 2000s, the identical(...)

Smokey and the Bandit  was one of those 1970s films that dragged CB Radio into the mainstream

It can be easy to take our world for granted and to forget how much almost everything in it has changed in the past 20 years or so thanks to the rele(...)

 Ruth Negga is attracting a lot of buzz for his performance in the film ‘Loving’. Photograph: Getty

WHAT’S HOT? IFI Player Hours of Irish Film Archive footage on Eating lunch together A study tracking the lunch habits of software dev(...)

Waterford Institute of Technology’s course in heritage construction is a step towards job opportunities both in Ireland and abroad. Photograph Paddy Whelan

The rise and fall of the Irish construction industry may still be the stuff of nightmares for property developers and builders alike, but Waterford IT(...)

Liquidator George Maloney of RSM with Dominic Walsh, chief executive of HSL, which has bought most of the assets of rival Eurosurgical. Photograph: Marc O'Sullivan

Hospital equipment supplier Eurosurgical is likely to owe the Revenue Commissioners a substantial sum when the company’s final tax liability is calcul(...)

Eurosurgical Ireland Ltd, featured in an RTE Investigations Unit programme concerning alleged breaches of hospital procurement procedures, which was broadcast last year. File image: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

A medical equipment supplier, which featured in an RTÉ television programme that alleged certain senior hospital officials received gifts from supplie(...)

Gemini from MacPaw: the ultimate spring clean for your data.

I had a sneaking suspicion that, having backed up and migrated files from my old iMac to several generations of MacBooks over the years, there would b(...)

Marissa Mayer, Yahoo’s chief executive, said the company was seeking new ways to make money from Tumblr

Yahoo forecast lower-than-expected revenue for the current quarter as it struggles to revive its core online advertising business and spends more to (...)

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