Br Tony Dolan, minister general of the Franciscan Brothers, who has been awarded an honorary doctorate by UCD.

A Franciscan brother has been awarded an honorary doctorate in science by UCD for his work in agriculture, Ireland and East Africa, particularly in su(...)

Minister of State for Agriculture Andrew Doyle,  Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment Richard Bruton, and   Mark McAuley, director of Forest Industries Ireland, in Dublin’s Botanic Gardens. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A report on the impact of forestry in Leitrim confirms the level of plantations in the county is the highest in the country, with Sitka spruce the dom(...)

Mary Caulfield from Co Roscommon with her son, Seamus, who participates in social farming, supported by the Brothers of Charity, Roscommon. Photograph: Brian Farrell

The number of farmers who provide training and care to vulnerable people, including those with intellectual and physical disabilities, could be increa(...)

Until now, scientists did not know which elements of the gene held the secrets to understanding the all-important racing distance preference. Photograph: Getty images

In what may be regarded as a new form of “insider knowledge”, Irish scientists have pinpointed the genetic basis that explains why some thoroughbred r(...)

Working collaboratively: Several institutions, including Trinity, UCD and DCU offer interdisciplinary master’s degrees. Photograph: Getty

Young people throughout the European Union represent the largest cohort of jobseekers that cannot secure long-term employment. The rate of unemploy(...)

Casting demonstrations in the indoor pool at the Ireland Angling Show in Swords, Co Dublin

As an integral part of the National Strategy for Angling Development, Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) has launched a survey. Some of the areas to be(...)

Students on UCD campus in Belfield.    The college could find no evidencea of  Facebook group chat in which up to 200 male students circulated and rated naked photos of women they’d had sex with. Photograph: Frank Miller

After a storm of media coverage about the possibility of a so-called revenge porn ring targeting women students at University College Dublin, it is no(...)

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Simon Coveney with UCD Business School students, Ciara Swan and Jeanne Spillane, at the launch of the new MSc in Food Business Strategy.

The UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School has launched a new MSc in Food Business Strategy, which will blend theory and practice to prepare gra(...)