David Connolly: generous, brilliant and witty

With the death of David Connolly on April 28th at the early age of 37, Ireland has lost a musician and academic of high achievement and even greater p(...)

Sallay Garnett, aka the singer Loah, says to maintain the momentum of the recent anti-racist movement in Ireland, there needs to be diversity in all areas of society. Photograph: Abe Neihum

What next? A question I have grappled with every single day, since the first harrowing moment I watched (and stopped halfway through) the video of Geo(...)

Senator Eileen Flynn: ‘It’s been a lovely experience, the last few days.’ Photograph: Alan Betson

Senator Eileen Flynn (30), the first Traveller woman in the Oireachtas, is proud of her identity. But she tells of a lifetime of hiding it. Having gr(...)

Michael Collins and Eamon De Valera. Photograph: Getty/Irish Times

Civil War politics began in the surroundings of what is now the National Concert Hall in Earlsfort Terrace and has ended 98 years later at the Convent(...)

Customers queue to enter the Ikea outlet in Ballymun, Dublin, on its reopening after Covid-19 restrictions were relaxed. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

The immediate human and public-health cost of the Covid-19 outbreak will pass but will leave behind a fundamental long-term change in customer behavi(...)

The Adapt Centre is focused on developing digital media innovations through its research, which encompasses text, speech and video processing.

US technology company Informatica has teamed up with a leading Irish research centre working on artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning. Th(...)

Peter Thorne is a professor of physical geography (climate science) at Maynooth University.

Achieving a 7 per cent reduction in carbon emissions annually in Ireland will not happen immediately, so “people have to give the government time to t(...)

At the SFI Research Centre for Advanced Manufacturing at University College Dublin, are (from left): Prof Wim Meijer; Heather Humphreys, Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation; Prof Orla Feely, UCD vice-president for research, innovation and impact and Prof Mark Ferguson, director general Science Foundation Ireland. Photograph: Vincent Hoban

Scientists in University College Dublin are to evaluate the extent to which Covid-19 is ending up in sewage with a view to developing an early warning(...)

NUI Galway rose 21 places in the latest QS World University rankings. Photograph: iStock

Five of Ireland’s top six universities have climbed up the latest set of global rankings with Trinity College Dublin placing just outside the top(...)

Trinity College Dublin during  Freshers Week. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Studying and learning is moving online. But third level is about so much more than academia: it’s about getting involved, joining clubs and societies,(...)

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