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The front of the Stonewall Inn, pictured five nights after a raid by police at the bar in 1969 that triggered a riot. File photograph: Larry Morris/The New York Times

New York’s police commissioner apologised on Thursday for the raid on the Stonewall Inn gay bar 50 years ago that led to a riot and gave rise to the m(...)

Dr Ruth Freeman says challenge based funding ‘very much focuses on the end user application’

Six teams of researchers are competing for the €1 million Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Future Innovator Prize, a new challenge-based programme for(...)

Seán Dunne. Photograph: Douglas Healey

Early in the US civil trial of bankrupt developer Seán Dunne and his wife, Gayle Killilea, her lawyer brought up the bestselling book The Big Short, a(...)

During the eclipse, Crommelin operated the telescope loaned by the Royal Irish Academy, and it was his photographs which actually confirmed Einstein’s theory. Photograph:  Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Most Irish people today are aware that astronomy thrived in Ireland during the 19th century, thanks to the enthusiasm of a number of prominent wealthy(...)

Seán Dunne: moved to Greenwich, Connecticut, one of America’s wealthiest communities, after his property empire collapsed, and filed for bankruptcy there in 2013. Photograph: Collins Courts

Onetime property magnate Seán Dunne failed to disclose millions of euro in asset transfers to his wife and family members in a 2010 sworn statement pr(...)

Bankrupt developer Seán Dunne and his wife, Gayle Killilea. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

A United States courtroom will serve as the setting this week for one of the most significant legacy cases from the Irish property crash. The trial o(...)

7.30am My partner’s job has regular hours so I’m up with him and have builders tea with milk and Marmite on sourdough toast. 10.30am I’ll work for a (...)

Nani: Madhur Jaffrey with Zohran Mamdani, aka Mr Cardamom. Photograph: Nicole Craine/New York Times

The halal cart was shaking. Inside the hot tin box the 85-year-old actor and cookbook author Madhur Jaffrey, masked in giant sunglasses and a rippling(...)

Recommendations include turning the thermostat down a degree, reducing shower time and washing clothes at 30 degrees. Photograph: iStock

Clocks will prompt two actions by many millions of people this weekend – a switch on to “summer time”, and a switch-off of lights to save energy and r(...)

A gallery assistant at the Royal Observatory, adjusts the minute hand of a turret clock inside the observatory, in Greenwich,  London. Photograph: Johnny Green/PA.

It is the time of year when we all begin to be thankful for the “grand stretch in the evening”. The signs of spring are not just daffodils and bird ch(...)

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