It’s only a few years since I left my Catholic, south Dublin fee-paying school and one memory, in particular, stands out: sex education class. It amo(...)

Dublin 6 was the most expensive place to buy a home, with an average price of €635,000, according to Daft.ie data. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Eleven homes worth €1 million or more are sold in the Republic every week, research by a property website company says. Daft.ie’s Wealth Report for t(...)

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan and European candidate Ciarán Cuffe during counting in the local and European elections and divorce referendum at the RDS in Dublin. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Back in 1991, the Greens had an unexpected election in Dublin, winning seats they had never thought possible. Sadhbh O’Neill, then a 21-year-old stude(...)

Séamus Lawless is said to have slipped while in the “Balcony area” near the summit of Everest

A memorial service is to be held on Monday for a father-of-one who died just hours after summiting the world’s highest mountain. The search for miss(...)

Liat and Oliver Schurmann, who are bringing an underwater marine garden, called Aquamarina, to Bloom. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Sustainability and climate change are the twin issues radically reshaping the future of gardening, inspiring a new generation to throw away the rule b(...)

New RIA members (from left): Nobel Laureate John O’Keefe, Olivia O’Leary and Diarmaid Ferriter. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

The Royal Irish Academy (RIA) is to establish a new academy for Ireland’s leading young researchers in the sciences and humanities. It will provide (...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar with TCD Provost Dr Patrick Prendergast (left), and Dean Prof Andrew Burke at the opening of Trinity Business School at TCD on Thursday. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The   Irish Times

Trinity College Dublin unveiled its new €80 million business school on Thursday, formally opened by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar. The new flagship building(...)

Though renowned for its heritage as an academic institution, the university is also a hive of entrepreneurship whose former alumni have gone on to set up businesses. Photograph: iStock

From where he is sitting for our interview at a city centre coffee shop, Michael Flynn, assistant professor in entrepreneurship and director of execut(...)

Rich Corbett: “I recently hired a full-time employee out of Trinity who just did his masters in computer science, so the intellectual capital is here”

Rich Corbett is one of Trinity College Dublin’s entrepreneurs in residence. A Bostonian, he has lived in Ireland for five years and founded The Start (...)

Andrew Burke: “The key thing is that you’d expect to see a few world class business schools with that level of industry.” Photograph: Paul Sharp/Sharppix

“To have a world class university, you need to have a world class business school as part of that.”  So says Andrew Burke, dean of Trinity Busine(...)

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