Parson’s Turbinia, 1897.

On February 7th, 1910 the Royal Navy welcomed a delegation of Abyssinian (Ethiopian) princes aboard the HMS Dreadnought, then the fastest and most pow(...)

A leading figure in Ireland’s Muslim community has been awarded €7,500 by the Labour Court after it ruled he has been unfairly dismissed by Trinity College Dublin from his role as a part-time lecturer in Arabic. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

A leading figure in Ireland’s Muslim community has been awarded €7,500 by the Labour Court which ruled he was unfairly dismissed by Trinity College Du(...)

Trinity College Dublin spent more then a quarter of a million euro on business class flights last year. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Ireland’s publicly-funded universities spent about €1.5 million last year flying academics around the world on luxury flights, newly-obtained figures (...)

 A defaced ‘Welcome to Northern Ireland’ sign is displayed on the Irish Border in Derry. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

“‘How did you go bankrupt?’ Bill asked. ‘Two ways,’ Mike said. ‘Gradually and then suddenly.’” Ernest Hemingway’s insight may be applied to breakthro(...)

Trinity College Dublin tumbled more than 40 places to 164th place in the latest set of world university rankings. Photograph: iStock

Just one of more than 400 recently announced European research grants has been awarded to Ireland prompting calls for an overhaul in how the Governmen(...)

Former British prime Minister David Cameron and then mayor of london Boris Johnson during the Olympic Games in 2012.  Photograph: John Stillwell - WPA Pool/Getty

The peasant revolt has begun in the United Kingdom, though it may not look like it. At its helm is Boris Johnson, an Etonian, and his cabinet of hard-(...)

Volograms’ technology allowed the viewer to walk up close and around the actors in 360 degrees. Photograph: Chris Bellew/Fennell Photography

Fans of Samuel Beckett are likely not enamoured with the fact that Timothy Ferriss’s The 4-Hour Workweek and other tech entrepreneur-oriented bestsell(...)

Trinity College Dublin has dropped 40 places in university rankings. Photograph: thinkstock

Trinity College Dublin has tumbled down in the latest set of world university rankings, sparking calls for urgent Government funding to reverse a deca(...)

Ireland rugby squad training at Carton House, Co Kildare: Rugby players and mixed martial arts fighters were recruited to take part in the four-year clinical research study, which is continuing.   Photograph: Billy Stickland /©INPHO

The brain damage associated with concussion may be caused by repetitive impacts, as opposed to single events, research conducted by scientists at Trin(...)

Synaesthesia is a harmless neurological condition which affects between one and 4 per cent of the population. The most common form is where letters, numbers, weeks and months appear as colours.

Lolita author Vladimir Nabokov experienced colour with each sound, painter Wassily Kandinsky heard music with a splash of paint. Both had synaesthesi(...)

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