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Women remain under represented in the senior ranks of universities. Photograph: Getty Images

Women in Irish universities make up 51 per cent of those at lecturer level (the entry level for academic posts) but only 24 per cent of those at full (...)

The coffin of the late Emma Mhic Mhathúuna   being taken to her home  in Ballydavid, Co Kerry. Photograph: Domnick Walsh

The body of Emma Mhic Mhathúna, who lost her battle against cervical cancer on Sunday, has been taken back to her home in Kerry. A Garda patrol car e(...)

Four men have this year begun training for the religious life at the Redemptoris Mater Seminary in Dundalk, while a further eight began their propaedeutic (pre-seminary) year at other locations in Ireland and abroad. Photograph: Getty Images

Just five men have begun training for the Catholic priesthood at St Patrick’s College, Maynooth, this autumn, believed to be the lowest number since i(...)

 Bishop Kevin Doran and Fr Sean Donohoe: wealthy have a moral obligation to pay taxes and not to exploit legal exemptions. Photograph: John Mc Elroy

State-owned land should be used for local authority-built housing and not given to private developers, while caps should be placed on the price of pri(...)

The country’s top-ranked unversity fell three places to 120th place in The Times Higher Education world university rankings for 2019. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Trinity College Dublin has slipped again in the latest set of influential global university rankings. The country’s top-ranked university fell three (...)

Beaghmore Stone Circles in Co Tyrone, a few miles northwest of Cookstown. Photograph: Ken Williams

Less than 100 years ago, dark skies dominated Ireland. For millennia, the stars guided farmers and helped form our earliest mythologies, while the cyc(...)

There are delays of up to 30 minutes on DART services this morning after a truck hit a bridge at Clontarf.  The frequency of the Dart service between Bray and Howth Junction is increasing to every 10 minutes.

Irish Rail has introduced a range of changes to its timetables, as it increases the frequency of the Dart between Bray and Howth Junction. The Dart w(...)

Fish doesn’t need to be cooked by a magician to make it delectable. Photograph: Getty Images

How did we become so infatuated with cod and salmon? We are a beef nation after all. I’m always surprised how little time we give to fish, trying othe(...)

The Pope’s visit to Ireland, the first since Pope John Paul II’s overwhelming reception in 1979, would always have made global headlines. However, ag(...)

No long term strategic planning by the Irish bishops, said Fr Bernard Cotter. Photograph: iStock

The Catholic Church in Ireland has failed to make any proper preparation for the priestless future awaiting it, an Irish priest has warned. Fr Bernar(...)

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