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Blockchain technology: a fraudster’s nightmare. Image: iStock

Blockchain technology is heralding in a fairer world, where producers and buyers can directly exchange goods and services, without the need for banks (...)

Housing, employment and mental health among key challenges for young people. File photograph: iStock

Ireland’s young people are having a tough time of it – as the latest Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) report makes clear – with flat-lini(...)

Some students who are applying for science courses will already have a good sense of the type of course that interests them. Photograph: iStock

Science is one of the most popular choices for CAO applicants, and one that offers an abundance of career opportunities. Every university, technologi(...)

Working in law can be exciting and rewarding, and there’s always something new to learn

The long arm of the law isn’t confined to the work of solicitors and barristers: legal expertise is invaluable across a wide range of industries. Wh(...)

Veterinary medicine graduates can expect to work in mixed, small animal, farm animal or equine practice. Photograph: Getty

UCD: VETERINARY MEDICINE CAO Code: DN300 In this five-year course – the only one in Ireland – students learn about animal welfare; how to care for he(...)

The study examined 452 cases where Section 12 was used between 2016 and 2017. In  a fifth of cases, children were taken to hospitals as a temporary place of safety overnight or, in a small number of other instances, to Garda stations.   Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

Children removed from their parents over safety concerns were left sleeping in Garda stations and hospitals due to a lack of alternative accommodation(...)

According to research from NUI Galway released earlier this week, 31 per cent of women under 30 say they will not take the vaccine or are not sure. Photograph: iStock

In March, Irish members of the European Parliament were taken aback when they received thousands of emails from constituents over the course of two da(...)

Mystery blue balls wash up on Dollymount Strand, Dublin. Photograph: Brian Bolger

Marine scientists are to begin investigating mysterious blue balls that have been washing up on Dublin beaches as efforts continue to find out where t(...)

Fianna Fáil has ‘no great name recognition – nobody stands out who everyone knows on a first-name basis’ – such as Leo or Mary Lou. Photograph: Niall Carson/Pool/AFP via Getty

The new battleground in Irish politics is online, where the fight for dominance is decided by technical IT skills, money and an ability to connect wit(...)

Under the Cost Rental Equity Loan scheme, tenants pay rent that covers the cost of delivering, managing and maintaining the homes only. Photograph: iStock

A more “expansive concept” of the cost rental model, which is not “overly reliant on public funding” must be considered, the Minister for Housing Darr(...)

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