The VGo robot at St Catherine’s girls school in Cabra, Dublin.

Caroline O’Driscoll is a partner at Deloitte and co-founder of I Wish, an initiative to inspire, encourage and motivate young female students to pursu(...)

‘What sticks in my head is, as a young child, crying and crying and not knowing why I was crying,’ says Jane, about her dad’s death. Photograph: iStock

A nine-year-old boy didn’t realise his parents were separating until he saw his father go out the door with a suitcase and his mother told him: “Dad i(...)

Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology: In an email to staff on Tuesday, GMIT chairman Cormac MacDonncha said he had accepted Dr Barry’s resignation. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) has confirmed that its president Dr Fergal Barry has resigned. The move follows what sources in the instit(...)

Edwards Lifesciences CEO Mike Mussallem. Photograph:  Diarmuid Greene

Miles Lowell Edwards was not the most obvious guy to start a medical technology business. A hydraulics engineer in the paper and pulp industry in the (...)

Smoking costs the State 140 times more each year than the amount spent trying to get people to give up the habit, the Irish Heart Foundation has said.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / The Irish Times.

Smoking costs the State 140 times more each year than the amount spent trying to get people to give up the habit, the Irish Heart Foundation has said.(...)

BT Young Scientist & Technologist of the Year Exhibition: drew more than 15,000 people to the RDS on Thursday. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Sitting at home watching an episode of Room to Improve on RTÉ television with her father, Ava Kate Beausang (17) quickly came to the realisation that (...)

The manufacturing sector is the second largest employer in Ireland and accounts for 450,000 jobs. Photograph: Getty Images

A new Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) research centre launched earlier this year will help Ireland play a leading role in the global smart manufactur(...)

The Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) says it is “functioning as normal” although its president, Dr Fergal Barry, is on extended leave. The thir(...)

Baileys Almande, a ‘creamy’ alcoholic liqueur that combines almond oil and extract with vanilla.

Vegan-friendly Baileys A vegan-friendly, dairy-free beverage has joined the Baileys range, with the launch of Almande, a “creamy” alcoholic liqueur t(...)

The Court of Appeal has almost halved a €121,386 damages award to a woman for elbow injuries suffered in a collision. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times.

The Court of Appeal has almost halved a €121,386 damages award to a woman for elbow injuries suffered when a car being reversed out of a parking space(...)

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