Irish Water warned that if the summer and autumn continued to be dry and hot, levels of treated water could come under pressure later in the year. Photograph: iStock

Warm weather and a lack of rain are putting Irish water supplies under pressure with experts warning of potential for shortages later in the year and (...)

Many common psychiatric conditions, such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, “are deeply connected on a genetic level”, scientists have discovered.(...)

Minister for Health Simon Harris: ‘More and more women are pursuing qualifications in Stem,’ he said, ‘but this does not translate to them working in their area of expertise.’

The divide between art and science is disappearing, the Minister for Health Simon Harris on Thursday told attendees of InspireFest, an annual Dublin e(...)

The scientist David Goodall (104) at a press conference a day before his assisted suicide in Switzerland, last month. Photograph: Georgios Kefalas/Keystone via AP

Dr David Goodall, aged 104 and probably the oldest working scientist in the world, smiles from a photograph taken at a press conference he gave in Bas(...)

Director Lochlainn McKenna: 'It’s my goal to make something that is very engaging and accessible'

Lochlainn McKenna and Heineken have a lot in common, not least a strong Cork connection and a passion for the environment. A Rebel County native, the (...)

Cork Opera House chief executive Eibhlín Gleeson with UCC professor Jools Gilson

“A city on the rise is a beautiful thing,” said Cork City Council’s chief executive Ann Doherty recently. She was speaking both metaphorically and phy(...)

Prince  Charles exits a model of a famine bothán during his visit to UCC. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision.

In the sunshine at University College Cork (UCC) Prince Charles laughs with entrepreneurs Fiona Edwards Murphy and Dr Padraig Whelan, who show him a b(...)

Hazel Jane Lyons: “I moved here in December 2001. Initially I thought I’d stay for the duration of the visa, but I’m still here.”

“New York is great, once you get over the real estate issue, which is akin to that of a small developing country,” 44-year-old Hazel Jane Lyons, who l(...)

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall  meet Tánaiste  Simon Coveney and Lord Mayor of Cork Tony Fitzgerald during a visit to the English Market in Cor. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall have begun a two-day tour of the Republic of Ireland with a visit to Cork. Charles and Camilla started by(...)

The Prince of Wales visits the Omagh Hospital and Community Care Complex in Co Tyrone.  Photograph:   Kelvin Boyes/ Press Eye.

The father of a man killed in the Omagh bombing has said a royal visit to the Co Tyrone town was “recognition” of the fact that the victims and surviv(...)

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