I have some very clever friends who swear by meditation and mindfulness apps. This clearly works for them, and it seems churlish to poke fun at anything that eases the stress of working life

Mindfulness programmes have now sprouted everywhere from Google and Intel to Target and General Mills. Ray Dalio, the billionaire founder of Bridgewat(...)

In some households, cracking your knuckles is a declaration of war. Whether you’re in the camp that can’t stand the sound or the one that can’t see wh(...)

Kim Kardashian West: researchers  figured out how to tie your interest in Kardashian West to certain personality traits.  Photograph Mike Segar/Reuters

Perhaps at some point in the past few years you’ve told Facebook that you like, say, Kim Kardashian West. When you hit the thumbs-up button on her pag(...)

Eavan Boland reading from her collection In a Time of Violence, at a Guinness Writers’ Lunch in Doheny and Nesbitt’s pub, Dublin, 1994. Photograph: Eric Luke

As a series of paintings flit across the screen, the poet Eavan Boland gives an affecting appreciation. “My mother painted these beautiful, evocative,(...)

Irish Water managing director Jerry Grant: ‘[The project] is vital for future social and economic development in Dublin’

Irish Water is commencing work on an €80 million upgrade to Ringsend Wastewater Treatment Plant with a view to increasing its capacity to cater for th(...)

Undated photograph of Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock. Photograph: Eric Paddock/AP

Stephen Paddock, the 64-year-old gunman who killed 58 concertgoers in Las Vegas in October in the worst mass shooting in modern American history, had (...)

Homer Simpson: “The key to parenting is don’t overthink it. Because overthinking leads to . . . What were we talking about?”

The Oxford English Dictionary recently added more than 1,100 new words to its online edition. In an alarming sign of the times, more than 100 of these(...)

'The Baylands Nature Preserve is a great place to go for a run.'

Gemma Cremen, from Carrigaline, Co Cork, went to Palo Alto to do a master’s in structural engineering at Stanford University on a graduate fellowship,(...)

Many more stroke patients than previously thought can be saved from disability or death if doctors remove blood clots that are choking off circulation(...)

No sleeping pill promotes a natural sleep – ‘it’s sedation, not sleep’

Hands up if the following conversation, usually held around 3am, is even remotely familiar: You: Have you thought about which way you might like to d(...)

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