The country was divided into 22 areas, each with a known number of voters

Recently, the Government established the Citizens’ Assembly, a body of 99 citizens that will consider a number of constitutional issues. The assembly(...)

 Global warming: The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland has reported that only half of Irish people believe that climate change is a serious problem. Photograph: David Davies/PA Wire

While the election of a new president of the United States of America may not directly impact us in Ireland, their policies most certainly will. One o(...)

William Rowan Hamilton: on a walk to a meeting of the Royal Irish Academy in 1843, the Dublin mathematician realised a mathematical idea that had been bothering him for some time

Over the past 11 years, our national Maths Week has promoted awareness and appreciation of mathematics in the world around us, with hundreds of events(...)

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The secret of great teaching

As we begin a new academic year, it may be interesting to consider: what makes a teacher a good teacher? The answer seems to be a strong mix of conte(...)