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The 10 books shortlisted for the  2019 International Dublin Literary Award

The winners of the 2015 Prix Goncourt, the 2017 Man Booker Prize and last year’s Women’s Prize for Fiction are among the 10 novels shortlisted for the(...)

Toronto police officers on Danforth Street at the scene of a shooting in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Photograph: Cole Burston/AFP/Getty Images

Two people were killed and 13 others been injured when a lone gunman opened fire along a lively avenue in the Canadian city of Toronto, seemingly shoo(...)

Aaron Dunne from DCU pictured show an VR machine to Antonelle Ferrecchia EU Programme manager for Insight.

Science education has come a long way. Before the primary school’s last major revision, almost 20 years ago, science education was patchy at best whil(...)

Traffic signs which ban diesel cars are installed by workers at the Max-Brauer Allee in downtown Hamburg, Germany May 16, 2018. Photograph: Reuters

Diesel has been under constant assault since September 2015, when Volkswagen was accused of, and eventually admitted to, massively cheating on its emi(...)

Ryan O’Shaughnessy: the Irish singer competes in the Eurovision final on Saturday. Photograph: Pedro Nunes/Reuters

The Late Late Show RTÉ One, Friday, 9.35pm What’s the collective noun for a group of Eurovision Song Contest winners? A ballad? A dry ice? A key chang(...)

The 2014 Man Booker prize ceremony at London’s Guildhall. Photograph: Getty Images

An overwhelming majority of authors in the Folio Academy, which includes Irish writers John Banville, Colm Tóibín, and Belinda McKeown, along with Mar(...)

US president Donald Trump signed the new tax Bill into law in December 2017. Photograph: Reuters/Jonathan Ernst

The Trump administration’s tax overhaul should accelerate major acquisitions by drug manufacturers in 2018 after a slow year for deals in 2017, accor(...)

David Walliams, Jennifer Saunders and Tom Courtenay in Grandpa’s Great Escape. Photograph: BBC

Grandpa’s Great Escape (BBC One, Monday, 6.55pm), an adaptation of one of David Walliams’s highly successful children’s books, is an elaborate kind of(...)

A retelling of King Lear set in a corrupt, contemporary India. A young Finnish girl’s bleakly funny immigrant childhood. A Trinity graduate’s languid (...)

Jake Gyllenhaal plays Jeff Bauman, who lost both his legs in the Boston Marathon bombing.

Stronger sounds like the sort of film that doesn’t actually get made. Jeff Bauman was the young man who, after losing both legs beneath the knee in th(...)

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