Sinead Jennings: standout name in Division One of the women’s single sculls. Photograph: Inpho

Two of the keenest rivalries of recent years add spice to a bumper weekend of rowing on Blessington Lakes. Metropolitan Regatta tomorrow will b(...)

Martin McAdam of Aquamarine Power

A company headed by an Irishman and using wind energy technology first designed in Qu(...)

Former president of Finland and Nobel Peace Prize winner Martti Ahtisaari (centre) with Prof Hastings Donnan and Prof Tony Gallagher at the launch of the Institute for Study of Conflict Transformation and Social Justice at Queen’s University Belfast yesterday. Photograph: Stephen Hamilton/Presseye

A Belfast institute that will examine peace-building throughout the world has been opened by the former president of Finland and Nobel peace pr(...)

Belfast’s Titanic Quarter. The census shows the NI population is also becoming more “Catholic” in the broadest sense. About 52 per cent of those normally resident in Northern Ireland and who were or are being raised as Catholics are under the age of 35. The equivalent figure for the Protestant community is 40 per cent.

New census data just released shows Northern Ireland society is slowly becoming more diverse. The population has (...)

Gtech has won three of the US lottery contracts: Indiana, Illinois and, last month, New Jersey. Photograph: Scott Olson/Getty

Where better to launch a bid for the State’s lottery business than from inside its Dublin headquarters? Italian-owned gaming giant Gtech (...)

Lung cancer was the most common cause of cancer death in Northern Ireland, the study found. PA Photo/Handout.

Almost 70,000 people are living with cancer in Northern Ireland, according to a new study out today. Belfast has the highest concentratio(...)

 The University College Dublin campus at Belfield.

Only three of the eight candidates to be interviewed for next president of UCD are internal applicants, setting up the possibi(...)

Richard and Peter Chambers: will shoot it out in one of the most early-awaited duels at  British trials.

Rowing in Ireland has had its problems, but administrators have not been shy of making innovative changes. Trinity Regatta has been the most tr(...)

Simon Callow’s performance represents a ‘considerable feat of memory, multi-role playing and show-stopping physical performance’
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The Man Jesus Lyric Theatre, Belfast **** In a world premiere for the Lyric, the distinguished (...)

President Nicos Anastasiades, in his negotiation with the troika a week ago, appears to have opted for a levy on supposedly secured deposits under ¤100,000 for the sake of a lighter levy on those over ¤100,000. Photograph: Petros Karadjias/Reuters

Most of what has been written on the Cypriot financial crisis has naturally focused on Eu ropean and global economic concerns – the prospects f(...)

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