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Originated in Oakland, California, but now used in schools across Ireland, Playworks by ChangeX puts children in charge of games in the yard during breaktime, cultivating several critical skills.

Dublin-based social entrepreneurship platform ChangeX has partnered with the Lego Foundation to help grow projects targeted at learning through play. (...)

The fund is interested in backing disruptive technology start-ups focused on increasing sustainability and digital transformation in travel and logistics.

TeamABC, a new €30 million venture capital fund centred on early-stage companies in the travel sector, is to be headquartered in Dublin. The fund, wh(...)

A protest in Bogotá, Colombia last Wednesday over proposed tax reforms. Photograph: Federico Rios/The New York Times

The dead include a ninth-grader who went out to protest with his brother; an artist shot in the head as cameras rolled; and a teenager whose mother’s (...)

Elderly citizens wait for their turn to get a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine at a centre in Lima this week. Photogrph: Getty

Suffering from a lack of access to vaccines, Latin America is experiencing another surge in coronavirus cases across a region already the hardest hit (...)

Twitter has previously used timeline prompts for campaigns for voter registration in the US.

Twitter has begun a week-long campaign directing Irish users to localised information on Covid-19 vaccinations, in a bid to make credible, reliable in(...)

A bumblebee zones in on a foxglove blossom in Wicklow. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Walking in the South or Central American mountains, you might find an unexpected immigrant among the otherwise unfamiliar plants, the spectacular but (...)

Alexandra Aikhenvald draws on a lifetime of fieldwork to explore themes of language in her new book.

There must be a German word for the tendency to wonder if another language has a more succinct expression for the feeling or state we’re failing to fu(...)

The epic story of people around the world living through the first year of the pandemic

Is it too soon? That is the question whenever a new documentary comes along claiming to bring us the unvarnished truth about the year we’ve just endur(...)

(From L) Paula Cassidy, chief operations officer of Enterpryze; Kieron Kavanagh, chief financial officer; Morgan Browne, chief executive; Will Newton, chief commercial officer; and Zoe Ennis, chief people officer. Photograph: Conor McCabe Photography

Enterpryze, a software company founded by Irish IT veteran Morgan Browne, is to create 100 jobs in Dublin over the next two years. The company, which(...)

Mandatory quarantine: Dublin Airport Crowne Plaza is the first hotel being used under the scheme. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

We have a mandatory quarantine system in place now, don’t we? Yes. The booking system is now open, with the quarantine hotels themselves ope(...)

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