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From Dunfanaghy in Donegal to Duncannon in Wexford, Ireland's beaches offer something for everyone this summer For most of us, seaside resorts a(...)

Quantum computers will, researchers in the field say, be able to solve problems that are currently unsolvable. Photograph: Getty Images

Information is power, but these days we have so much of it that our computers are struggling to put it all to good use. To achieve that, we need some(...)

Kay McNulty: had to learn English in the US before attending school as her family had been Irish speaking

A young woman from the Donegal Gaeltacht was at the centre of the development of computer technology but her major contribution was sadly not recognis(...)

The system will quickly process large volumes of chest images so deteriorating Covid-19 patients can be identified when admitted to hospital. Photograph: iStock

A team of scientists based at NUI Galway is set to use the national supercomputer, known as Kay, to help develop a system to quickly process large vol(...)

Paddy Terry: his career was one of high achievement. It was also unique in that it continued long after normal retirement age and spanned over 70 years of public service.

Paddy Terry (March 11th, 1920 – September 28th, 2020), a former senior official in the Department of Justice and parliamentary draftsman in the Attorn(...)

According to the research, wind occurring at 120m – the height of a standard wind turbine – will decrease, notably in summer. Photograph: Mat Fascione/Geograph.org.

The likely consequences of climate disruption on Ireland have been evident for many years – with some studies suggesting that apart from increased ext(...)

A woman walks through flood water in Cork city, February 2014. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Ireland’s climate is likely to change dramatically by 2050, with the eastern region worst affected by higher temperatures, according to the most detai(...)

Joan Kiernan and John Fitzgerald outside St Mary’s (Telford) nursing home, Merrion Road, Dublin at a rally on Wednesday to demand St Mary’s and other Sisters of Charity facilities remain open and provide continuity of care to residents. Photograph: Colin Keegan/ Collins Dublin

Residents’ families and staff protested on Wednesday at a south Dublin nursing home which is facing closure, calling on the HSE to take it into State (...)

Protesters for the Campaign to save St Mary’s Nursing Home on Merrion Road outside the High Court. File photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times.

Joe Brabazon (83) has never received such a shock. His wife Kay (81), who suffers with Alzheimer’s disease,was in St Mary’s nursing home on Dublin’s M(...)

At the expense of competing to his potential in the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona, Gary O’Toole became the catalyst for George Gibney’s victims to share and report their experiences. Photograph: Inpho

He could never have conceived his swimming career to end the way it did. Two Olympic Games in Seoul and Barcelona, a silver medal at the 1989 European(...)

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