Drawing of birch catkins in spring. Such is the way that spring roll across the island that birches in Cork are fully clothed well in advance of their Antrim siblings.

The silver birch at the ditch was sporting its first leaves on sheltered branches, along with small catkins, stiffly arched and green. Down in west Co(...)

Chief executive and founder of Overcast Philippe Brodeur with co-founder Zsolt Lorincz:  Vodafone Ireland  recently commissioned the company to stream VoD content directly to 35,000 household TVs.

The Republic of Ireland is a hotbed for multimedia technology and, with so many groundbreaking companies working in the space, has the potential to be(...)

A  delirious patient may be   sitting quietly but have no clear idea of where they are, or what time, day, month or year it is. Photograph: iStock

“Death, having preyed upon the outward parts, leaves them invincible, and his siege is now against the mind; that which he pricks and wounds with many(...)

Lion dance performance on Parnell Street, Dublin, as part of the Dublin Chinese New Year Festival in 2018. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Dublin City Council offered to censor topics politically sensitive to Beijing from its Chinese New Year festival last year, following pressure from th(...)

Bernard-Henri Lévy. Photograph: Mustafa Yalcin/Anadolu/Getty

Never afraid of a flourish, Bernard-Henri Lévy is as strong in his defence of the Israeli army, the EU and interventionism as he is critical o(...)

David Cronin, newly appointed as president and chief executive of the Ireland Funds America.

The Ireland Funds America has appointed David Cronin as its new president and chief executive. He takes over a role that was held until recently by Ki(...)

Trinity students: voted against slashing the funding of the University Times

Trinity College Dublin students have voted against slashing the funding of The University Times following a referendum on whether to dramatically cut (...)

Actor Barry McGovern:  he  long resisted the label of “Beckettian actor”, but over the years  has stopped protesting. “Now I just accept it graciously”

A few years ago the actor Barry McGovern made a brief visit to Co Antrim with the specific intention of dying there. It was a life-changing experience(...)

Announcing the Co-Cup Scheme: Fionnghuala Ryan, executive environmental scientific officer, Dublin City Council; Samantha Fahy, director of sustainability, DCU; Kevin Murphy, CEO and founder of 2GoCup; and Michele Hallahan, sustainability adviser, Trinity College Dublin. Photo Chris Bellew/Fennell Photography

Dublin City Council has unveiled a scheme it hopes will end the use of single-use coffee cups in the capital. The Co-Cup Scheme involves a deposit-a(...)

The Knights of the Campanile society was set up in 1926 to host visiting sports clubs, and accepts 50 new inductees each year. File photograph: Alan Betson

Voting to defund the University Times (UT) newspaper in a referendum among Trinity College Dublin students was not a “proportionate or reasonable resp(...)

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