John Kevin Malone from Castlecomer Community School in Co Kilkenny. Photograph: Laura Hutton / The Irish Times

I’m frazzled, and I’ve only just sat my first exam - higher level maths. I made a stab at all six questions, although I eventually homed in on four. (...)

Megan Carroll, Abby Mullins and Chloe Murphy from Moate Community School, who were overall group winners at the 2021 BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition, are pictured at Hodson Bay launching next year’s event. Photograph: Chris Bellew/Fennell Photography

The BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition (BTYSTE) will be going virtual for a second year in a row next January in an indication of the poss(...)

Antoine Dupont in action during Toulouse’s win over Ulster in Belfast in December. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty

One of the great maxims of French rugby is that when Toulouse go well so to do Les Bleus. This theory regained credence in the few years when Toulouse(...)

Gregory Tarr, who was announced as winner of the 57th BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition Gregory. Photograph: Chris Bellew /Fennell Photography

A new software programme that could make the internet a safer place has culminated in its developer Greg Tarr winning the 2021 BT Young Scientist &(...)

Overall winner Gregory Tarr (17), a sixth year student from Bandon Grammar School Co Cork pictured with parents Nita and Richard Tarr. Photograph: Chris Bellew /Fennell Photography

Greg Tarr, a Leaving Cert student at Bandon Grammar School in Co Cork, is the overall winner of the 2021 BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibitio(...)

Alannah Voigt and Sarah Carey of St Vincent’s secondary school in Dundalk, Co Louth. Their project is  “An investigation into the effects of combined heated air currents of different temperature on the flight dynamics of a badminton shuttlecock”

The growing social impact of “deepfake” digital content prompted a Co Cork student to use artificial intelligence (AI) to devise a detection system wh(...)

Jack Crowley has received some advice on his game from Ronan O’Gara. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

The rugby posts stand like sentinels in the paddock adjoining his family home in Innishannon and that’s where Jack Crowley can be found at some point (...)

The remains of Cameron Blair are removed from St Mary’s Church, Bandon, Co Cork. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

The family of 20-year-old Cork Institute of Technology student Cameron Blair, who was fatally stabbed earlier this month, remembered him at his funera(...)

Gardaí investigating the murder of Cameron Blair at a house party in Cork last week have seized clothing and footwear for forensic examination. Photograph: Denis Boyle.

Gardaí investigating the murder of Cameron Blair at a house party in Cork last week have seized clothing and footwear for forensic examination as well(...)

Cameron Blair (20), a native of Ballinascarthy in west Cork, was a second-year chemical engineering student at CIT. Photograph: Gerard McCarthy

Gardaí investigating the murder of a student at a house party in Cork last Thursday have identified and spoken to those who were present including a n(...)

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