Genetic engineering: “Ten years ago if you said such a technology would be widespread, people would have laughed.”

Earlier this month, readers of The Irish Times voted gene editing as the innovation of the last decade, beating competition such as the cloud, smartph(...)

File photograph: Laura Hutton/Collins Photo Agency

Record-breaking weather conditions blew hot and cold in Ireland last month with the coldest ground temperature on record registered in Cork, new data (...)

Shares in Cairn rose 4.8 per cent on the trading update on Thursday. Photograph: iStock

Homebuilding company Cairn Homes said 2018 saw a strong performance for the company, with revenues and operating profit soaring as the number of new h(...)

A daffodil in bloom. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA

The latest figures from Met Éireann confirm what we have heard anecdotally about the mildness of the winter so far. Soil temperature which are indicat(...)

A Painted Lady butterfly pictured on a headland west of Castletownbere, Co Cork by Patrick Lyne

To paraphrase Bob Dylan, you don’t need to be a weatherman to know that we are experiencing an extraordinarily mild winter. And the evidence is not ha(...)

 Cooling down, people pictured enjoying the summer heatwave on Portmarnock Strand. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

Many parts of Ireland had the driest and sunniest summer for more than than 20 years, Met Éireann has revealed. June and July were gloriously sunny a(...)

Albert College Park, Dublin 9. Photograph: Tom Honan

Whitehall, Dublin 9, is a northside neighbourhood located about 4km from Dublin city centre, and less than 7km from the airport on the nearby M1 motor(...)

Emma Foley from Santry with her dog buddy a bichon frise enjoying the good weather at the Dublin Kite Festival on Dollymount Strand, Dublin. Photograph: gareth Chaney Collins

The hot weather of recent days is set to continue with temperatures of 27 degrees anticipated in the first half of the week. All parts of the countr(...)

Enjoying the good weather at the 40ft in Sandycove in Dublin in May.

It was warmer, sunnier and drier than normal almost everywhere in Ireland during May, according to Met Éireann. Malin Head in Co Donegal experienced(...)

Three-year-old Rocco Ulrich in Fitzgerald’s Park, Cork city. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Compiled by Jennifer O’Connell, Damian Cullen, Sylvia Thompson, Leonie Corcoran, Lorna Siggins, Noel O’Reilly and Malachy Clerkin ANTRIM Carnfu(...)

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