“Young people should  be trained from an early age in media literacy so they can become their own fact-checkers.” Image: iStock

Here’s a radical idea: Give young people the news they want to read and not what we think they should read. Not only might this stop the handwringing (...)

The Folio Society edition of The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood, illustrated by Anna and Elena Balbusso

As hundreds of thousands of women gathered in Washington to protest the inauguration of President Donald Trump, the novelist Margaret Atwood began get(...)

“As humans, we have a negativity bias – even though more positive than negative things usually happen to us.”

There they are, huddled in a corner of the office, heads close together, talking in low voices. They’re gossiping, of course. And it’s a very safe bet(...)

New studies being promoted this month by Stanford University in California will increase the pressure on Ireland to cut back cattle production and dai(...)

Sigourney Weaver: “Growing up, I was much, much too shy to ever think that I was going to be an actor."

I can confirm what you likely already know – or think you know – about Sigourney Weaver. Standing at 182cm (5ft 9), she’s tall, but in a lean, elegan(...)

“The lean approach constantly challenges how we do things”: Anthony Collins, Tony Collins and Neal Collins

Tony Collins founded his first travel agency in Dublin’s Dorset Street in 1984, with his family living above the shop. He began selling ski holiday(...)

Coláiste Eoin in Stillorgan, Co Dublin features in the top 10 list of all secondary schools. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Check school rankings on the Feeder Schools app: www.irishtimes.com/feeder-schools/ Download the Feeder School PDFs here: www.irishtimes.c(...)

Brit Bennett: she has rich domesticity of Anne Tyler and the eloquent arguments of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

“What did a bunch of old ladies know? We would’ve told her that altogether, we got centuries on her. If we laid all our lives toes to heel, we were bo(...)

For Olympian Thomas Barr  sleep is critical.

Irish Olympian Thomas Barr is not just a champion hurdler; he’s a champion sleeper too. The likeable 24-year-old – who narrowly missed a medal in Rio (...)

Filmmaker Brian McGinn is coming to Ireland for the Ballymaloe Litfest next May, and hopes to find inspiration here for his Netflix series, Chef’s Table

Brian McGinn likes nothing better than finding out he’s completely wrong about a country’s food. “As an American, I thought Russian food was just cavi(...)

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