Sinéad Brady: ‘What people value are human characteristics and behaviours; someone who is willing to help.”

Sometimes, well-meaning advice on the traits you’re supposed to have can feel like you’re being packaged into a misshapen box and sent off to be a goo(...)

Ciara Grant: “When I last played with the Irish senior team, back in 2015 or 2016, the ratio of the girls who were playing with professional teams was probably only around a quarter in a panel of 20 whereas now, if you look at it, it has completely reversed.” File photograph: Inpho

When The Irish Times last dropped in on Ciara Grant the 27 year-old Shelbourne midfielder was just settling back into things in Dublin ahead of last y(...)

Beaumont Hospital in Dublin  took in €1,528,920 from its pay and display fees in 2019 – almost €30,000 every week

One Dublin hospital earned more than €1.5 million in a year charging for car parking. The Irish Patients Association has described the charges as a s(...)

Dr Fardod O’Kelly chose general MBA rather than a healthcare MBA because he wanted a class of students from different backgrounds. ‘I needed business acumen,’ he says.

MBAs can help graduates from multiple disciplines progress and thrive in management positions that require strategic thinking, leadership and manageme(...)

The HSE said BreastCheck ‘does not aim to catch up on issuing outstanding invitations in the short term’. Photograph: iStock

The number of mammograms carried out by the HSE’s BreastCheck screening service fell by more than two-thirds in 2020, leading to the detection of 600 (...)

Previous research tells us young people who use cannabis frequently have worse outcomes in life than their peers and are at increased risk of mental illnesses like schizophrenia.

Teenagers who regularly use cannabis may suffer a decline in their IQs over time, new research has established. The study, analysing neurological an(...)

Announcing on Tuesday an extension of the Level 5 lockdown to March 5th, Taoiseach Michéal Martin said a Zero Covid approach is not ‘possible or sustainable’. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Additional quarantine and travel restrictions and tougher enforcement of measures announced by the Government on Tuesday will not be sufficient in sup(...)

Between 1922 and in December 1946, 674 children died at Bessborough mother and baby home. File photograph: Provision

The State in 1947 abandoned a threatened special investigation into the deaths of nearly 700 children at the Bessborough mother and baby home, but war(...)

A recent study from the HEA showed that students from affluent backgrounds dominate high-points college courses such as engineering, finance and medicine. Photograph: Getty

The Leaving Certificate is often held up as the fairest way of deciding who goes to college. After all, doesn’t every student sit the same exam, all m(...)

The Irish Times’ Feeder School supplement gives a school-by-school breakdown on the number of students progressing to higher-level education and shows what third-level institution they have registered with. Photograph: Getty

Click here to download the full 2020 Feeder School tables Deis-designated schools saw an increase in student progression to third-level edu(...)

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