Robbie Fryers and Talita Holzer, co-founders of WaytoB, a smartphone- and smartwatch-based navigation solution. Photograph: Patrick Browne

A navigation system that helps people with intellectual disabilities get around, a more accurate test for sepsis and a breakthrough in sound separatio(...)

An electric kettle changes electrical energy into heat, which is just another form of energy; the heat then boils the water. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

During the recent heat wave I realised just how assimilated to Ireland I have become. No, it wasn’t because I complained that the temperature was too (...)

Examining the examinations. A new study has surveyed students who had completed the State exams last summer and had recently finished their first year in college. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A university study has found Leaving Cert students feel poorly qualified to identify sources of information in the era of fake news. The survey of 3(...)

Former DCU president Ferdinand Von Prondzynski has been at the centre of a conflict of interest row at a Scottish university. Photo: Matt Kavanagh

The former president of Dublin City University is at the centre of conflict-of-interest row at a Scottish university after his business partner was ap(...)

Archaeologists work with Dr Clíodhna Ní Lionáin at the passage tomb site at Dowth Hall, Co Meath. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Polynesia’s Easter Island, Wiltshire’s Stonehenge and southern Peru’s Nazca desert lines crop up regularly in the “top 10” world’s greatest “archaeolo(...)

Ray, Natalya, Ros and Charles Coyle run Tayto Park in Co Meath.
Keeping it in the family

Seventy-five per cent of Irish businesses are family-owned but families are not necessarily happy or harmonious entities. However, there are ways in w(...)

The sites, of 3.64 acres and 3.43 acres, are at the entrance to Northwood with good road frontage

Two key sites at Northwood Business Campus in Santry, Dublin 9, have been sold by Knight Frank for more than €10 million on behalf of receiver Simon C(...)

Someone diagnosed with HIV at age 20 is, with treatment, expected to live to 73.

There is no legal obligation on a person with HIV to disclose their status, nor is there a law that provides a specific penalty for knowingly transmit(...)

Referee Joe McQuillan during last year’s  All-Ireland senior football final in Croke Park. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Intercounty Gaelic footballers and hurlers are covering more ground at a quicker pace than ever before. Trying to make sure they do so while playing s(...)

Pope Francis   attended   the World Council of Churches in Geneva last month and will visit Ireland in August. Photograph: Getty Images

The first of four public meetings ahead of the papal visit to Ireland next month takes place in Mallow Co Cork on Wednesday evening. The meetings, i(...)

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