Rachael Akano (16), Margaret Akano (17) and Joy Njekwe (17), with Evelyn Nomayo, founder of Phase Innovate.

“My passion is to support women from underrepresented communities in tech,” says Evelyn Nomayo, who is the founder of Phase Innovate, a not-for-profit(...)

In a two-child family, given that there is at least one boy, what is the probability that there are two?

A paradox is a statement that appears to contradict itself, or that is counter-intuitive. The analysis of paradoxes has led to profound developments i(...)

Browne’s Hill House, Co Carlow: Sits on five acres of grounds that include a large enclosed courtyard with  buildings.

For most people in Carlow, the name Browne’s Hill is synonymous with the mighty dolmen that stands just outside the town. The Browne’s Hill Dolmen, wh(...)

 Grafton Street in Dublin recently: Insolvent liquidations are set to spike in the coming months, particularly in the retail, hospitality and tourism sectors. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

As the economy continues to emerge gingerly from a coronavirus-induced coma and companies survey the damage, many are running out of time, putting off(...)

The raw genetic material that gives bats natural superpowers and a unique ability to adapt to their environment has, for the first time, been revealed. Photograph: Olivier Farcy

The raw genetic material that gives bats natural superpowers and a unique ability to adapt to their environment has, for the first time, been revealed(...)

The comet Neowise will be closest to Earth on July 23rd at a distance of 103 million kilometres. Image: John Flannery

Comet Neowise is the brightest in the Northern Hemisphere this century, but the weather has been less than kind for skyviewers in Ireland. Persistent(...)

Defined by his walrus moustache, John Bolton became an almost cartoonish caricature of a certain kind of American conservative. Photograph: Doug Mills/New York Times

The former US national security adviser, now one of his president’s harshest critics, shares his controversial views on Donald Trump, Ireland, Brex(...)

The Czinger 21C,  which has a largely 3D-printed chassis, boasts 1,250hp to drive its featherweight 1,250kg weight.

With much of the world’s population stuck indoors, and the spectre of a major global recession on the horizon, the launch of the Czinger 21C supercar (...)

A piece by Gabriel Hayes at the entrance to the Church of the Ascension in Gurranabraher in Cork. Hayes was one of Ireland’s most prolific female sculptors of the 20th century.

Sculpture is a hot topic right now. It is an ideal time to look at the life and work of one of Ireland’s most prolific female sculptors of the 20th ce(...)

Chief medical officer Dr Tony Holohan after he announced he was stepping down from his role to care for his ill wife. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

Taoiseach Micheál Martin said Ireland owed chief medical officer Dr Tony Holohan a debt of gratitude for helping navigate the Covid-19 crisis. Mr Mar(...)

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