James Clegg: ‘I think it is important for people to know [sublingual immunotherapy] is an option’

It is Health Season in The Irish Times. In print and online, we will be offering encouragement and inspiration to help us all improve our ph(...)

Caption: Artists' impressions of what the new Grangegorman campus for DIT will look like when fully completed.

Ireland will have seen five new universities established between the start of 2019 and the end of 2022. But in a relatively small country that already(...)

The site is in the coastal area of Cois Farraige, about 1.2km west of Blackrock village

A development site with full planning permission to build 158 homes and a creche has come to the market in Blackrock, Co Louth, seeking €3.25 million(...)

Katie George Dunlevy and Eve McCrystal with the two gold medals and one silver medal  they won at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. ‘Physical activity is really beneficial in terms of wellbeing. Believe in yourself. Reach out for the support you need and meet other people,’ says Dunlevy.  Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Blindness comes in many forms and can develop at any age through a variety of different eye conditions. World Sight Day (on October 14th) is an inter(...)

The Mid-East Regional Skills forum is one of several established by the Department of Further and Higher Education around the Republic to aid smaller businesses in training workers. Photograph: iStock

Businesses will need to boost workers’ skills to prepare for any post-Covid boom and future recessions, a Government training body warns. Around 200 (...)

Simon Harris, Minister for Higher Education, Innovation and Science. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill.

A total of 76 New Foundations projects that will bring researchers and community/voluntary organisations together to share knowledge and develop new i(...)

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(...)

 DCU law student Tega Amrabure: ‘I think there is a need for more anti-racism education in school, and it needs to happen from an early age’. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

How many ethnic minority students go to college in Ireland? Nobody seems to know – and it’s putting a generation at risk of being left behind. Race, (...)

Prof Emmeline Hill and Prof Lisa Katz have been awarded over €880,000 to investigate the dynamic interplay between the inherited DNA sequence of a horse and the environment. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times.

A broad range of Irish scientific research is to be supported by the latest round of Science Foundation Ireland’s Frontiers for the Future programme –(...)

Ailbhe and Izzy Keane of Izzy Wheels

Two Irish entrepreneurs have been shortlisted for prestigious European Union-backed innovation prizes. Dr Anita Finnegan, founder of Nova Leah, is am(...)

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