Third-class pupils at Kildare Town Educate Together National School. Photo: Laura Hutton

“It is a brand new time. . . We say let it grow”: more than 50 children in third class at a Kildare primary school belt out their version of the song (...)

“Rent and transport are the biggest costs facing students but, in terms of their college week, they could potentially get through it with as little as €10.” Photograph: iStock

During Leaving Cert results week last year, Minister for Education Joe McHugh caused controversy when he suggested families who could not afford unive(...)

Irish stoats are stoatally different. Photograph: Dermot Breen

Maybe over your Christmas holidays you wandered into a museum. Let’s just say it was a natural history museum. As you walked around, you might have be(...)

A recent study found 50% of jobs will be augmented to a greater or lesser extent by technological changes in the next five to 10 years. Photograph: iStock/Getty

The impact that technology such as robotics and artificial intelligence will likely have on work certainly makes for good headlines. One doesn’t have (...)

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(...)

The Durable project is investigating the use of drones to discover faults at wind turbines and solar farms

Researchers at Dublin City University (DCU) are participating in a first-of-its-kind European project to discover the possible benefits of using drone(...)

“Entering the healthcare profession is probably less attractive than it used to be.” Photograph: iStock

“The Irish public health sector, in common with all health systems internationally, is facing significant recruitment challenges specifically with cer(...)

“We see less hidden mental health [issues]now.” Photograph: iStock

An enhanced focus on employees’ physical and mental health and wellbeing has been one of the positive developments within the workplace over the past (...)

Professor Brian Fitzgerald, chief scientist at Lero: ‘This project will help industry generate the best possible software over the four years of the strategic research partnership.’ Photograph: Sean Curtin

Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei is to invest €6 million in Irish software research centre Lero to fund a new research programme. The four-yea(...)

Keywords Studios chief executive Andrew Day. The firm   has spent an estimated €233 million on acquiring 37 companies since 2014 to the end of October

Dublin-headquartered gaming company Keywords Studios has made three acquisitions, investing €11.2 million for the companies. Keywords, which provides(...)

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