Philip Lane: he identified dependence on multinationals and the potential consequences of both global warming and efforts to prevent it as possible sources of tail risks. Photograph: Reuters

The Republic’s financial regulator is seeking powers from Government to demand that banks hold extra capital to safeguard against hidden risks to the (...)

 (L/R) Áine Kenny of NUIG,  Aaron Bowman and Muireann O’Shea of UCD, Dylan O’Neill also of UCD  and Niamh Lynch TCD were among the   finalists for this years student media awards. Photograph:James Forde

NUI Galway publication Sin was awarded college newspaper of the year at the National Student Media Awards on Thursday night. The bi-weekly publicati(...)

65 Roses Day: Alfie Dardis, age 6 From Stepaside , who lives with cystic fibrosis, and his best friend, Ava Casserly, age 6 from Dundrum pictured at the launch. Photo: Tom Honan

Almost 1,400 people are currently living with cystic fibrosis (CF) in Ireland. The incidence of this chronic inherited lung disease is higher in Irela(...)

RTÉ Lyric FM presenter Ellen Cranitch

8.30am First it’s coffee. I can’t face the day without a decent cup or two. No milk. I’ll take my two dogs out – a border collie and a spaniel – for a(...)

Fine Gael TD Colm Brophy, chairman of the Committee on Budgetary Oversight: report notes  87 per cent of tax expenditures provided by the State do not have a sunset clause. Photograph: Tom Honan

The Committee on Budgetary Oversight has called for greater parliamentary scrutiny of so-called “tax expenditures” amid suggestions the State may be l(...)

Sea of Solitude marks the moment mental health themes go mainstream in gaming.

The all-male Trinity College Dublin society at the centre of an alleged ‘hazing’ controversy, has claimed a college investigation has concluded only t(...)

Dr Sindy Joyce has been appointed to the Council of State. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A member of the Traveller community appointed by President Michael D Higgins as one of his advisers sees her new role as a rebuke to attacks on her co(...)

When refurbished, Ardmore House will house new offices for UCD’s president, his staff and the UCD Foundation, the university’s fundraising arm.

The renovation of a period house on the University College Dublin (UCD) campus, to be used as new offices for the university president, is set to cost(...)

BBC News broadcaster Nuala McGovern

6.45am Working on early morning shows have made me a lark so any chink of light and I’m awake. If I’m being virtuous I’m into the yoga gear for an hou(...)

Hanif Kureishi: “The most tempting thing for a writer is snacks.”Photograph:David Levenson/Getty Images

6am I’d like to loll in bed until noon like a teenager but I wake up too early, and make strong black Bolivian coffee, and shuffle into my study where(...)

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