Patrick Shields: “Revelstoke Mountain Resort is the most vertical in North America so the skiing is challenging but a lot of fun. You certainly learn fast!”

The ski city of Revelstoke in Canada is coming to Ireland this week to recruit Irish workers to fill shortages in the hospitality sector for summer 20(...)

Entrance to Nano Nagle Place from Douglas St

It can’t be often that an expression of spiritual tourism includes a university School of Architecture, but this is the case at Nano Nagle Place in Do(...)

Staff at Apex Financial Services after the announcement of the creation of 50 new jobs at the company in the next 18 months. Photograph: Denis Hyland

Cork has received another jobs boost with the news that a second financial services company is to expand its operations in the city by adding 50 new p(...)

Deutsche Börse Group acquired Clearstream in 2014. Photograph: Martin Leissl/Bloomberg

Deutsche Börse Group, the provider of the Dax stock exchange and the pan-European Stoxx indices, will grow its Cork presence by adding 200 employees o(...)

A commemorative plaque is to be unveiled in Cork to mark the 70th birthday of Rory Gallagher, the late Irish rock and blues guitarist. Photo by Debi Doss/Hulton Archive/Getty Images.

A commemorative plaque is to be unveiled in Cork to mark the 70th birthday of Rory Gallagher, the late Irish rock and blues guitarist. The plaque wi(...)

The Apparition ells the story of a veteran war reporter sent to investigate a young woman and her alleged apparitions of the Virgin Mary.

It may be no more than coincidence given the rise of the #MeToo movement, but women are very much to the fore at this year’s 29th Cork French Film Fes(...)

Jessamyn Fairfield holds the view that comedy holds a unique element that works superbly for scientific communication. Photograph: Steve Cross

Can you imagine a group of academics sharing their research in a stand-up comedy routine in a packed pub? Well, you don’t have to imagine it because t(...)

Most optical devices use linear material, as for example with glass, where light of a certain brightness is transmitted through the material and emerges from it at the same intensity.

A new photonic material developed with the help of a scientist based in Cork has the potential to ensure significantly higher internet speeds with sim(...)

Simon Meehan and his science teacher, Karina Lyne. Much of the criticism  for the winner came from people passing judgment on a piece of sound science that had hallmarks of brilliance, even though they had not read it

The court of social media put Ireland’s much-celebrated and internationally-renowned Young Scientist competition in the dock this week with accusation(...)

Simon Meehan with  his science teacher Karina Lyne after he was awarded top prize at the 2018 BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition. Photograph: Chris Bellew /Fennell Photography

The organisers of the 2018 BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition have strongly defended research conducted by this year’s winner and rejected(...)

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