Photograph: Stephen Heaney/Inpho

You have to think the board of Tennis Ireland (TI) are feeling this week how the board of Hockey Ireland (HI) were feeling last week. You, have dotted(...)

A nurse takes a sample from a man’s throat to test for coronavirus. Photograph:   Peter Komka/Pool/AFP via Getty Images

There can be few people who like having a swab pushed up their nose to get a test for the Covid-19 virus, SARS-CoV-2. Wouldn’t it be easier if we coul(...)

Donegal’s Hugh McFadden takes his jersey before their Allianz League win over Tyrone on Saturday. Photo: Lorcan Doherty/Inpho

When it comes to predicting tsunamis, National Geographic cautions: “If you see the ocean receding unusually rapidly or far it’s a good sign that a bi(...)

‘You need to enforce the rules.’ Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Too many contacts. That is why Level 3 did not work, experts say, and why more severe public restrictions being set by the Government will not work ei(...)

‘Until we get a vaccine, normal life will not resume as we know it,’ said Taoiseach Micheál Martin. Photo illustration:  Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto via Getty Images

Last Wednesday evening, shortly after announcing yet another round of restrictions, effectively cancelling Halloween and raising a big question mark o(...)

Robert Mockler.

“Sometimes people think you don’t make sense when you’re talking, but sometimes, when I’m speaking to people without DLD, they don’t make any sense to(...)

Dr Áine Ryall: Independence and expertise of the Climate Change Advisory Council needs to be strengthened to ensure the State lives up to its legal obligations on addressing climate change.

The independence and expertise of the Climate Change Advisory Council needs to be strengthened to ensure the State lives up to its legal obligations o(...)

Jack Chambers, Minister of State for Sport and the Gaeltacht. Photograph:  Fran Veale

All EY Irish Hockey League matches have been postponed until further notice following a Government announcement on Wednesday of the removal of the sen(...)

On December 26th, 2004 the 22 Nicobar Islands were hit by waves over 15m high. Entire villages were washed into the sea and 3,449 people were officially reported dead or missing. Photograph: Reuters/Punit Paranjpe

We have seen the scenario many times: TV news reports a natural disaster in a remote area and the humanitarian aid is marshalled to alleviate the cris(...)

The overhaul of motor tax and vehicle registration tax  is designed to push car buyers towards green choices

A range of climate actions are threaded through Budget 2021, with significant measures including an overhaul of motor taxation; carbon tax increases, (...)

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