Bletchley

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Amnesty International: ‘This action plan is an opportunity for her to prove her LGBT credentials and we urge her to act.’ Photograph: iStock

The British government will next week publish an action plan on advancing the lives and rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people(...)

Ruth and Kevin Burke (composite image) who died in the crash in Wales in March 2017.

A helicopter pilot should have turned back before he descended into low cloud brought on by a “complex weather system” in the Snowdonia mountains, an (...)

Simon Meehan, from Coláiste Choilm, Co Cork, who has won the top prize at this year’s BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

A 15-year-old student from Co Cork who discovered a natural antibiotic in a blackberry bramble plant in his back garden has won the top prize at the 5(...)

Clodagh Clarke and Abbie Cassidy, students from Ringsend College in Dublin,  at the BT Young Scientist of the Year exhibition at the RDS on Tuesday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The critical role the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition plays in helping to generate Irish talent in science, technology, engineering and m(...)

Eric McDowell: he joined the Bletchley Park establishment straight from school, and was part of the Japanese Emperor Codes cryptology department

Eric McDowell, who has died at at the age of 92, was involved in many facets of life in Northern Ireland, both business and private. However, a signif(...)

Kevin Myers on RTÉ’s ‘Today with Seán O’Rourke’ programme on Tuesday. Photograph: RTÉ Radio One/PA Wire

The most heartsinking suggestion about the Kevin Myers fiasco is that it took a foreigner to finally stand up to him. Myers’s defenders have – rightly(...)

 Leslie Greer  worked as an analyst in Bletchley Park. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

When Leslie Greer was well into her 80s, her niece Stephanie asked her what she would do if she won the lottery. “I’d like to buy my own theatre compa(...)