It was on St Patrick’s Day, a little more than a fortnight after the first case of Covid-19 was confirmed in the Republic, that the Health Service Exe(...)

The projects are located in the TU Dublin Tallaght and Blanchardstown (above) campuses; in Cork IT and IT Tralee; in the Institute of Art, Design and Technology, Dún Laoghaire; and in Athlone Institute of Technology. File photograph: itb.ie

A programme for the construction of six higher education buildings has progressed and will go out to tender “immediately”, the Department of Higher Ed(...)

Ross Murray (left), chief executive of Welltel, with Intellicom director Neil Wisdom.

Dublin-based communications company Welltel has acquired Irish voice and data services business Intellicom in a €5.5 million deal. The acquisition, w(...)

The Adapt Centre is focused on developing digital media innovations through its research, which encompasses text, speech and video processing.

US technology company Informatica has teamed up with a leading Irish research centre working on artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning. Th(...)

Prof Arnie Hill, of  the Royal College of Surgeons Ireland, believes  Covid has expanded people’s interest in healthcare.

In 2008, a massive global recession gave the world a crash course in economics. Suddenly, credit default swaps, hedge funds and equity ratios (don’t a(...)

Joyce Stokes: “If I have a bad night’s sleep, the trembling becomes more frequent the next day.” Photograph: Shane Stokes

Saturday is designated World Rare Diseases Day in an attempt to highlight rare diseases and their impacts on individuals and their families. Rare dise(...)

A total of 45 women-only posts are to be allocated over a three-year period. Photograph: iStock

Third-level colleges have received approval for 20 women-only professorships aimed at tackling gender inequality in higher education. The appointment(...)

  Prof Shane O’Mara (TCD), Prof Roger O’Sullivan (Institute of Public Health), and Vanda Cummins (HSE) at the Institute of Public Health conference on physical activity in older people in Dublin. Photograph: Justin Farrelly

Older people across Ireland need to be encouraged and given opportunities to partake in strength and conditioning exercises, according to health profe(...)

International student numbers grew by 26 per cent in the past three years, climbing to 14,412 this year. Photograph: iStock

The growth in the proportion of international students attending Irish third-level colleges is significantly outpacing that of Irish students, new fig(...)

‘I decided to do as much as I could to help her and secure a better life for my family.’ Photograph Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

When Patrycja Jurkowska was eight years old she decided to turn her life around. She had watched her mother working three jobs - as a hairdresser, hou(...)

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