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The average cost of a monthly public transport ticket in Dublin is €114.95. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Dublin has the second highest transport costs in the world , according to a global survey of 55 major cities. The average cost of a monthly public tr(...)

After a petition by Ciarán Staunton,  the state of New York   established a  mandate requiring all hospitals to adopt sepsis protocols known as “Rory’s Regulations”, saving more than 5,000 lives

Mayo-born New York businessman and chairman of the Irish Lobby for Immigration Reform, Ciarán Staunton began his American journey in the kitchens of B(...)

 Tony Franco, co-founder and chief executive of SafeChain, which uses blockchain technology to prevent real-estate wire fraud and digitises property deed and title transfers.

Imagine it’s closing day on your new home. Early in the morning you get an email from the estate agent saying there has been a slight change of plan, (...)

A microbot alongside a paramecium. These robots are the size of a speck of dust and could be used for a number of tasks, from cleaning smartphone batteries to studying our brains. Photograph:   Kenneth Chang

Like Frankenstein, Marc Miskin’s robots initially lie motionless. Then their limbs jerk to life. But these robots are the size of a speck of dust. Th(...)

Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Uber has demand for all of the shares offered in its initial public offering (IPO) days after it began marketing the sale, people familiar with the ma(...)

Fred Hersch, one of the most respected musicians on the New York jazz scene, plays the Bray Jazz Festival

Ten years ago, as he lay recovering from an illness that many thought would end his life, let alone his career, Fred Hersch’s doctor said something th(...)

Dr Frates: “It’s all about having a peaceful mind, a joyful heart and healthy body”

Sometimes, it takes a long time for academics to catch up with popular knowledge as their need for evidence delays their willingness to promote what m(...)

An oil production platform in the Soroush oil fields alongside an Iranian flag in the Persian Gulf. Photograph: Raheb Homavandi/File Photo/Reuters

Crude oil jumped almost 3 per cent on Monday after the United States said it would tighten a clamp-down on Iranian oil exports in May, while US equiti(...)

Shane O’Donnell: back in the Clare fold  in advance of the championship which starts next month with a visit to Waterford.   Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Given his speed and diminutive proportions, Anthony Daly’s description of Shane O’Donnell’s hurling style as like a greyhound chasing a hare is fittin(...)

JetBlue has bases at New York JFK and Boston Logan, airports to which Aer Lingus flies from Dublin. Photograph: Reuters

Aer Lingus’s US partner JetBlue has hinted that it could offer transatlantic flights to Dublin in competition with the Irish airline. The pair have b(...)

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