Hostelworld said it was looking forward to the important summer season given the negative impact weak consumer sentiment in several EU markets had had on bookings

Monday Indicators: Euro zone inflation (Jul). Meetings: Machine Translation Summit 2019 (Helix, Dublin City University). Tuesday Results: Medtronic(...)

‘Students normally form a study group to decide who is going to read what and then share back with the group key points of what the different readings were.’ Photograph: iStock ‘Students normally form a study group to decide who is going to read what and then share back with the group key points of what the different readings were.’ Photograph: iStock

School is behind you and as the first taste of college freedom beckons, there’s a strong temptation to kick back and really enjoy student life. Howeve(...)

Storm Ophelia over Ireland: ‘In every weather forecast, in every climate model, somewhere deep down in the code the fundamentals of that are the Navier-Stokes equations. They underpin everything.’

George Gabriel Stokes was born in Sligo 200 years ago, but his influence is still writ large across science and technology today. In fact, it felt a l(...)

HSE chief Paul Reid last month said delays in informing the women affected by the CervicalCheck controversy were “not acceptable”.

An investigation into an IT flaw which led to women not receiving their CervicalCheck results is due to be published on Tuesday. A “rapid review” pr(...)

At a political level, there is some concern that the review of the latest failing in the CervicalCheck screening programme will not assess events within Minister for Health Simon Harris’s private office. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/ Collins

What is a glitch, exactly? The question has arisen in the context of the most recent problem to arise with the national cervical cancer screening serv(...)

Minister for Health Simon Harris said his private secretary knew there was an issue in relation to an individual woman. Photograph: Gareth Chaney, Collins

A group of 52 women among those at the centre of the latest Cervical Check controversy over delayed test results face low risk of their conditions pro(...)

 Paul Reid chief executive of the HSE has ordered a ‘rapid review’ of  an IT problem which led to delays informing women of repeat smear test results.

The woman who brought the health service’s attention to an IT problem which led to delays informing women of repeat smear test results has expressed “(...)

Patients’ representatives Lorraine Walsh and Stephen Teap. Photograph/Crispin Rodwell: The Irish Times

The Minister for Health Simon Harris has said it is regrettable that the HSE did not inform him, his department or patient representatives at an earli(...)

Science Foundation Ireland  director general Prof Mark Ferguson has been appointed chair of the new European Innovation Council advisory board. Photography: Jason Clarke Photography

In a sign of Ireland’s increased standing in European research and innovation, Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) director general Prof Mark Ferguson ha(...)

William Gilbert: his idea of the Earth as magnetic was widely accepted in scientific circles and had a great influence on navigation in particular

You may not be aware but the North Pole is moving. Scientists recently announced that the pole appears to be migrating faster, at about 40km-50km per (...)

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