Ireland’s main universities have a substantial array of options, although candidates should always bear in mind looming deadlines and criteria for applications

There are a wide variety of postgraduate funding opportunities available to those seeking to expand their education beyond undergraduate level. The (...)

Environmental problems have a natural attention cycle among readers and climate change has probably gone through this attention cycle several times. Photograph: Getty Images/Stockphoto

There is one conundrum related to climate change that has intrigued communications researchers for over 30 years. It can be summed up simply: given th(...)

Facebook’s “Like” logo: Social media providers are in the unique position of being able to turn passive empathy into the more active variety.   Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

US comedian Anthony Jeselnik doesn’t care much for the expression “too soon”. The “Dark Prince of Comedy” has made his name in part by posting jokes a(...)

‘Charlie Hebdo’ on a newsstand, O’Connell Street, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Many moderate Muslims see the support for Charlie Hebdo as “nothing more than the triumphalist hatred that the West has had for Islam almost since it(...)