Northern Irish researchers   have found   many children are suffering from dyscalculia. Photograph: iStock

Researchers in Northern Ireland have found that many children are suffering from an undiagnosed developmental condition which affects their ability to(...)

 Martin Mansergh: said the diverse range of presidential candidates seeking a nomination showed the criteria were ‘neither too liberal nor too restrictive’.

Ireland has been well-served over the years by a succession of presidents with a record of distinguished public service to the State, historian and fo(...)

Former IRA member Dolours Price, who was convicted of the 1973 bombing of the Old Bailey and sentenced to life imprisonment. Photograph: PA

“I think the relationship that a journalist has with his sources is a unique one,” Ed Moloney says. “It falls outside the category of friendship. It i(...)

‘It’s so pervasive for younger women and particularly women in less powerful roles in workplaces,’ Senator Ivana Bacik said. Photograph: Ronan McGreevy

Labour Senator Ivana Bacik has said sexual harassment is “absolutely pervasive” in the workplace and she experienced it herself. Ms Bacik told the P(...)

Irish Ryanair pilots outside the company headquarters at Swords in Dublin. Buyers (employers) and sellers (workers)  often hold different views over how much work effort and of what sort is satisfactory. Photograph:  Aoife Moore/PA

Strikes and striking workers tend to get a tough time. When Ryanair pilots take strike action, the first headline you see typically focuses on disrupt(...)

A zooming in on a wafer of D-Wave Quantum Computer

Whoever Satoshi Nakamoto is or was, the author’s 2008 paper on blockchain technology is now regarded as one of the most important developments in comp(...)

A Palestinian carries an injured protester during clashes with Israeli forces near the border between the Gaza Strip and Israel east of Gaza City on May 14th, 2018. Photograph: Mahmud Hams/AFP/Getty

Today, Palestinians everywhere will commemorate the 1947-1949 Nakba (Arabic for catastrophe) – the ethnic cleansing of the majority of indigenous Pale(...)

Ian Marshall is “a certainty” to secure one of the seats, according to one Seanad source

Former president of the Ulster Farmers’ Union and strong anti-Brexit campaigner Ian Marshall is expected to win a Seanad seat when two byelections are(...)

Although cows at grass have better welfare than those housed indoors, Prof Daniel Weary warns against assuming that once cows are outside all welfare issues are resolved. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

As marketing goes, having Beyonce and Jay Z on your side is the stuff of dreams. To the delight of vegans, the pair took to social media recently to p(...)

Illustration of starving peasants clamouring at the gates of a workhouse during the Irish potato famine, 1846. Photograph: Hulton Archive/Getty Images

Thousands of tourists - many of them American tracing their ancestors - will travel part of the scenic route the Wild Atlantic Way this weekend. (...)

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