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The  Swivl robot  records trainee teachers’ interactions with students to help them assess their own performance in the classroom

Are robots finally taking over our classrooms? Not quite, but they have entered Irish schools for the first time as part of a new project to monitor t(...)

Equinome co-founder Prof Emmeline Hillleads the research-and-development team in Plusvital. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Ireland has been attempting to nurture innovation and entrepreneurship, with mixed success to date. There have been several major breakthroughs over t(...)

Chief Financial Officer Alex Gersh has left Paddy Power Betfair just days before the betting company is due to publish its 2017 results.  Photograph: Paddy Power Betfair/PA Wire

Days before Paddy Power Betfair published its interim results in August, media reports forced the gambling giant to confirm that chief executive Breon(...)

Charles Manson photographed in August 2017 was the leader of a cult known as the Manson Family. Photograph: California Department of Corrections/Reuters

Charles Manson, the murderer and cult leader, has died in a hospital in California. He was 83. A statement from the California Department of Correct(...)

Bohemians’ Keith Ward celebrates after scoring his second goal during the Airtricity Premier League match against Drogheda United at United Park. Photograph:   Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Drogheda United 1 Bohemians 4 A spectacular Keith Ward hat-trick ensured a miserable night for Drogheda as Bohemians cruised to a 4-1 win at United P(...)

 Paddy Power Betfair chairman Gary McCann with Breon Corcoran, who is stepping down from his position as chief executive at the company. Photograph: Eric Luke

There is no positive spin on the news that Breon Corcoran is leaving the helm at Paddy Power Betfair. That’s the view of David Holohan, chief investme(...)

Bohemians celebrate scoring against Cork City. Photograph: Inpho

Cork City 0 Bohemians 1 Cork City suffered their first league defeat of the season as a penalty from George Poynton in the 62nd minute gave Bohemians(...)

The State Claims Agency paid out just under €4.8m to the top-10-earning barristers in 2016. Photographs: Getty Images

One barrister earned nearly €1 million in fees last year for representing the State in High Court actions. The payments were made by the State Claims(...)

Five of the seven men brought appeals against the severity of their sentences in the three-judge Court of Appeal.   Photograph:Frank Miller

Two men who received 20 year prison sentences for an aggravated burglary in Tipperary have had their sentences reduced to 18 on appeal. Dublin reside(...)

Denis Bergin on graduation day in 1966 with his parents Richard and Mary.

On a recent Sunday, some 40 elderly men gathered to mark 50 years since graduation. The Maynooth Class of 1966. Back in September 1963, dressed in uni(...)

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