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Ana Alonso-Serrano: ‘We need to push more for changing the image of a physicist as a man’

Physicist Ana Alonso-Serrano has spent much of her career thinking about what’s inside a black hole, an object which the world only caught a first gli(...)

The Department of Finance said the controvery would not affect Gabriel Makhlouf’s appointment.

The head of New Zealand’s public service watchdog, Peter Hughes, said he is considering taking further action in the case of treasury secretary Gabrie(...)

The average cost of a monthly public transport ticket in Dublin is €114.95. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Dublin has the second highest transport costs in the world , according to a global survey of 55 major cities. The average cost of a monthly public tr(...)

Ellie O’Sullivan, aged 10, from Gaelscoil Inse Chór at the launch of Culture Date with Dublin 8 at the Irish National War Memorial Gardens. Photograph: Marc O’Sullivan

Two, four, six, eight, who do we appreciate? Actually, it’s all about the last number next weekend. Eight. As in Dublin 8. D8. Or DO8 as it seems doom(...)

Participants  in the Darkness Into Light event in Clontarf. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

About 200,000 people across Ireland and the world took part in this year’s Darkness into Light event which raises awareness around suicide, self-harm (...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin taking part in the annual Way of The Cross  procession from the Wellington monument to the Papal Cross in the Phoenix Park on Good Friday. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin lamented the “harshness” of Irish Catholicism in the past while speaking at a ‘Way of the Cross’ event on Friday.(...)

One Shore Street.

When on holidays we all dream of escaping the rat race and making that holiday location home. But most of us chicken out of actually making the quantu(...)

Noelle McCarthy: ‘New Zealand has its problems, but it’s a beautiful place and there are opportunities here for people with skills who want to work.’

Known in New Zealand as “the voice of summer”, broadcaster Noelle McCarthy had aspirations of living in the Antipodean country many years before landi(...)

Well-wishers light 49 candles as they pay respects to victims outside the hospital in Christchurch on March 16, 2019, after a shooting incident at two mosques in the city the previous day. Photograph: Anthony Wallace/AFP

A three- and four-year old are among the victims of the terrorist attack on two Christchurch mosques in New Zealand carried out on Friday. New Zealan(...)

Question 100: What was Father Ted’s routine explanation for alleged financial misconduct?

What was Father Ted’s money doing? What did Mary Robinson’s electors rock in 1990? And could Lindsay Lohan play soccer for the Republic of Ireland? (...)

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