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IBM claims that it has developed a newbattery, with an entirely new chemistry, which does away with the need for rare substances such as lithium and cobalt

The fact that we need to move to battery power for our transport needs has never been clearer. In spite of the gnashing and wailing of the climate cha(...)

Robert Finnerty: “I’ve enough of the bench now, I’ve spent enough time there so hopefully now I can get into the team.” Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Perhaps it’s just as well the Sigerson Cup begins on the same day that Pádraic Joyce takes his first steps as Galway manager, against Mayo. Sunday’(...)

Phillip Cahill is originally from Salthill in Galway, but now lives in Wales, where he staffs an ambulance rapid response car

Each week - even on Christmas week - Irish Times Abroad meets an Irish person working in an interesting job overseas. This week, we spoke Ph(...)

Pigeons fly over a clock tower at Portobello in Dublin. Ireland is not going to have a white Christmas this year but the weather will be pleasantly dry and bright in comparison with the squally conditions of late. Photorgaph: Damien Eagers/The Irish Times.

Ireland is not going to have a white Christmas this year but the weather will be pleasantly dry and bright in comparison with the squally conditions o(...)

François Auerbach-Freitas: ‘When you’re in the water, you stop thinking about anything that might worry you.’

Visit any popular coastal location at the height of summer in Ireland, and you are likely to see people of all ages in the water. But when summer come(...)

Winning Killinarden Youth Initiative Team at Angling For All Facility in Aughrim (from left, front), Sean McGrath, Dean Smith (back), Dara Dixon, Luke Mulcahy with IFI officers (back) Josie Mahon and Rory Keatinge, and Clare Daly.

Fishing is not all about catching fish. Who said that! Well, it certainly rang true last Tuesday as over 30 youths from six centres within the Dublin (...)

Most TB cases are caused by breathing in bacteria; only a small number of people who breathe in the TB germ get sick, says HSE. Photograph: iStock

A woman living in a direct provision centre in Co Galway has accused the HSE of failing to respond quickly enough to a tuberculosis diagnosis in the a(...)

Head of forecasting at Met Eireann, Evelyn Cusack following a meeting of the National Emergency Co-ordination group on Wednesday concerning Storm Lorenzo. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Storm Lorenzo is expected to make landfall in Co Donegal in the early hours of Friday morning, and should have weakened by that stage, Met Éireann has(...)

Singer Dessie O’Halloran with Sheila Prendiville in her shop in Castleisland. File photograph: John Reidy

Tributes have been paid to the traditional musician Dessie O’Halloran after he died, following a short illness, aged 79. O’Halloran, who recorded his(...)

Residents at Charleville Sheltered Housing. Photograph:  Michael MacSweeney/Provision

“They wouldn’t let me go home, but I was too well to stay in hospital,” says Margaret Sheehan, describing a dilemma that eventually comes to a lot of (...)

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