Gary O’Donovan and Paul O’Donovan: Gary is competing in New Zealand (and later  Australia)while Paul will take part in the Irish Indoor Rowing Championships in Limerick. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Even as many of the top rowers in the country line up at the Irish Indoor Championships (IIRC) in the University of Limerick on Saturday, Gary O’Dono(...)

Porous liquids  contain up to 10,000 times the number of cavities that are found in other liquids.

A new spin-out company set up by scientists from Queen’s University in Belfast and the University of Liverpool, has invented a revolutionary class of (...)

Former President Mary McAleese who is to work as a professor at the University of Glasgow. File Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Former Irish president Mary McAleese is to work as a professor at the University of Glasgow, the institution has announced. She has taken up a positi(...)

Gareth Keane: “I’m a technology optimist. I know there are negatives but, overall, we are better off now than we were, say, 30 years ago.”

The Pacific coast of Canada and the United States is a tantalising place and it has a special draw for technology investor and enthusiast Gareth Keane(...)

At the launch of Randox’s expansion plan were Dr Peter FitzGerald, managing director of Randox Laboratories, Sir John Bell, chairman of the UK government’s Life Sciences Industrial Strategy Board and Alastair Hamilton, chief executive of Invest NI

Randox Laboratories plans to invest £50 million (€56.5m) to establish three new centres of excellence in the North that will focus on diagnosing life-(...)

The brown hare was first brought to Ireland from Britain for coursing in the mid-19th century. Drawing: Michael Viney

A column that brackets a hare with a spider could hint at an echo of an Aesop fable, but when both are invasive aliens to Ireland, facts are what we n(...)

Godfrey Gaston, operations director of CSIT, Hugh Njemanze, chief executive of Anomali, and Alastair Hamilton, chief executive of Invest NI, at Thursday’s announcements

The American cyber security firm Anomali plans to create 120 jobs in the North with the opening of its first European research and development lab in (...)

Queen’s University’s Shea Heffron in action against Hugh McFadden of DCU during DCU’s  3-10 to 0-3 win in Belfast. Photograph: Jonathan Porter/Press Eye/Inpho

Last year’s runners-up DCU opened their Sigerson Cup campaign with a comfortable victory over Queen’s University in Belfast on Wednesday afternoon. (...)

The gap between Trinity College Dublin (TCD) and University College Dublin (UCD) has narrowed to just 16 places in the latest Times Higher Educatio(...)

 Charles Haughey: ‘A highly pragmatic and astute politician with few scruples and a keen eye for the main chance,’ according to an NI official. Photograph:  Matt Kavanagh

Northern Ireland officials viewed Charles J Haughey as “a highly pragmatic and astute politician” who had “few scruples” but had also laid the groundw(...)

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