The long term forecast is for the changeable showery conditions to continue into the middle of next week. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

A slight improvement in the weather is in the offing for the weekend with temperatures set to increase – but the changeable, showery conditions are pr(...)

Alcock and Brown leaving Newfoundland.

Around 9am on June 15th , 1919, an Australian soldier spending his honeymoon in Clifden looked out the window of his hotel room and saw a plane. Short(...)

Huawei’s vice-president for corporate communications Joe Kelly: “The West is quite individualistic. China is more collective”

As 5G and Huawei’s key role in its global development evolves into a geopolitical battleground, a former junior postman from Letterkenny is in the thi(...)

Charlie Connelly mixes historical anecdote with reportage and memoir as he goes “in search of the magic of radio”.

A veteran of the Royal Air Corps during the first World War and a cousin of the writer Aldous Huxley, Capt Peter Eckersley seems like an unlikely prec(...)

Nikola Tesla: developed Faraday’s  induction invention

I detest power cords and cables for my various smart devices and domestic appliances. Why is it that almost every device seems to require a different (...)

Communicorp brands include Today FM and Newstalk. Denis O’Brien has, so far, advanced loans of €93.4 million to Communicorp. Photograph: Tom Honan

Irish businessman Denis O’Brien increased lending to his radio business last year after it disposed of its European operations and divested subsidiari(...)

The purpose-built facility will be located on the site of a decommissioned RTÉ radio transmitter station in Athlone.

Plans have been unveiled for a new €7.5 million national science and visitor centre in the midlands. The purpose-built facility, which is to be locat(...)

Poet Gerald Dawe is hoping to receive Derek Mahon’s collection of new poems, Rising Late.

John Boyne, author Author John Boyne: “Min Kym’s Gone is one of the best books of the year.” Giving: Min Kym’s Gone is one of the bes(...)

Denis Naughten: ‘Globally people are looking to Ireland because we are the first country in the world to bring high speed broadband to every home in the country’

Minister for Communications Denis Naughten has claimed Ireland will be the first country in the world to bring broadband into every home. The Indepe(...)

Roundstone from the harbour. The Galway village comes alive during the summer.

Roundstone in Connemara is a pretty little village set on the edge of the bog about a 70-minute drive north of Galway city. Next stop: America. The s(...)

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