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“Being able to identify yourself as part of nature without being laughed at... [is] a huge shift.” Photograph: AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert

Each week throws up a new report into the perilous state of the planet. Wildlife populations around the world have fallen by an average of 60 per cent(...)

Even when relaxing, people feel an urge to read something ‘improving’ or useful. Photograph: Noel Hendrickson/Thinkstock/Getty

Christmas is promoted as a time of rest and idleness but for many of us it’s just another opportunity for work. There are events to organise, presents(...)

UCD celebrate winning  the  women’s Senior Cup final at the  National Hockey Stadium, UCD,  in April. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

After completing the first phase of their women’s Hockey League campaigns last weekend before the winter break, the top 10 sides in the country turn t(...)

Railway’s Sarah Hawkshaw: included in the Ireland panel earlier this week. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Saturday sees the eighth and final round of Hockey League matches before the winter break, the competition not resuming until February. While most of(...)

The consequences for cheating vary across different institutions, ranging from penalties such as a reduction in marks, letters of warning, fines, suspension or even expulsion. Photograph: iStock

Cheating is on the rise in Irish universities and colleges with business studies students most likely to be accused of “academic dishonesty”. Since 2(...)

Former Terenure College, Dublin and UCD rugby coach John McClean (73) leaves the Dublin District Court on Wednesday after he was charged with more than 30 counts of indecently assaulting schoolboys at Terenure College over a 17 year period. Photograph: Collins Courts

A former rugby coach at Terenure College is to stand trial accused of indecently assaulting nine students at the south Dublin secondary school over a(...)

Dublin’s  Head of the river on Saturday will be run over a slightly shorter-than-usual course of about a mile and a half from O’Connell Bridge to the Trinity weir. Photograph:  Tom Honan

It might tempt fate to say so, but Irish rowers have had some good weather over the last few months as they settled into training programmes for the (...)

On Saturday, Cork Harlequins picked up just their second win of the campaign when they beat Railway Union 3-1 at Park Avenue, Dublin

At this stage last season in the EY Hockey League three of the top four spots already looked decided, UCD, Cork Harlequins and Pegasus putting some di(...)

 Sammy-Jo Greer: has been forced to leave Pegasus due to work commitments. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

After a fortnight’s break the EY Hockey League resumes this weekend and with first playing second and third playing fourth the leading contenders thus(...)

Water charges were ‘the last straw’ for some people after several austerity budgets, UCD report notes.

The Government’s framing of water charges as an economic issue contributed to the failure of the charging regime, according to a new report by UCD aca(...)

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