Nikola Tesla: developed Faraday’s  induction invention

I detest power cords and cables for my various smart devices and domestic appliances. Why is it that almost every device seems to require a different (...)

Chief executive of building materials group CRH Albert Manifold received €8.659m in total remuneration in 2017 including basic pay of €1.44m. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

Chief executives at top Irish companies received total remuneration packages of more than €2.3 million on average in 2017, a new report drawn up by th(...)

Aidan Moffat and RM Hubbert: “I’m just like Santa - a big, jolly fat man”

On Christmas Day last year, Aidan Moffat sat down with his 10-year-old son and told him the truth about Santa Claus. “It’s a very emotional day for c(...)

Martin Doyle receiving his Victoria Cross in June 1919 at Buckingham Palace

There are 623 graves for British military personnel in Grangegorman Military Cemetery in Dublin. Each headstone is identical to the other being, accor(...)

“The commercial development of wave energy converters is moving towards reality and is led by an Irish company,  Ocean Energy.” Photograph; Getty Images

The big climate issue facing Ireland is reducing greenhouse gas emissions and switching to a low carbon way of living, and Prof Tony Lewis believes th(...)

Each piece in Wone’s first, all-black collection was numbered like a limited-edition lithograph. They have all sold out. Photograph: Luke Wooden

First there were the impossible-to-get-into $40 exercise classes. Then came $365 foam rollers and $1,000 yoga mats. And now: $320 workout tights you b(...)

  Seattle Seahawks owner Paul Allen waves as he is honored for his 20 years of team ownership before an NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers in Seattle. Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with his childhood friend Bill Gates before becoming a billionaire philanthropist who invested in conservation, space travel, arts and culture and professional sports, died Monday. He was 65. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Paul Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with his childhood friend Bill Gates before becoming a billionaire philanthropist, has died aged 65. His death wa(...)

 Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has died at the age of 65 from complications of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Photograph: Getty Images

Paul Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with his childhood friend Bill Gates, has died. He was 65. Allen’s company Vulcan Inc said in a statement that (...)

Ann Kelleher: “If you do your current job really well then opportunity will come.”

Originally from Macroom in Co Cork, Ann Kelleher studied electrical engineering to PhD level at UCC before joining Intel as a process engineer in 199(...)

Undated selfie of Richard Russell. Photograph: Social Media/AFP)

The family of an airline employee who stole and later crashed a plane near Seattle have said they are “stunned and heartbroken”, as authorities invest(...)

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