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Scientists call for immediate action on UN climate change report
- August 8, 2019, 21:10
The latest report from the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) was broadly welcomed by scientists across the globe as a framework to t(...)
Women smokers at ‘significantly higher’ health risk than men
- June 25, 2019, 22:58
Women smokers have a significantly higher increased risk compared to men, according to new research in the UK. The findings, led by Sheffield Teachin(...)
Vote 2019: Is it time to reduce the voting age to 16?
- Social Affairs
- May 25, 2019, 00:01
No Child 2020 is a new initiative by The Irish Times, providing a sustained focus on child welfare and children’s issues over the coming year. In(...)
UK leads the way on climate change: can Ireland match its ambition?
- May 7, 2019, 12:51
The UK may dither over Brexit and have an endlessly fractious relationship with the EU, but it is now taking the lead on climate change. Can Ireland k(...)
Ireland’s global revolution: how the struggle for independence went worldwide
- January 21, 2019, 00:00
How might we best understand – and commemorate – the revolution that occurred in Ireland a century ago? Was it largely determined by events on the isl(...)
Irish grassroots activists leading the climate change uprising
- January 19, 2019
The grassroots uprising is underway and people of all ages are calling for great urgency on climate action. A lack of political action in Ireland has (...)
‘Resistance’: Let the arguments about historical truths begin
- TV, Radio, Web
- January 5, 2019, 06:00
Heaven help the dramatist who embarks on an interpretation of Irish history. Colin Teevan remembers that after every episode of Rebellion, his recent (...)
Why is it so hard for teachers from abroad to get a job?
- December 18, 2018, 00:00
Aileen Harte, a history and geography teacher, has no shortage of qualifications or experience. She has a BA in heritage studies from Galway-Mayo Ins(...)
Could Sherlock Holmes’s true nemesis have been a mathematician?
- November 15, 2018, 00:00
A fascinating parallel between a brilliant mathematician and an arch-villain of crime fiction is drawn in a forthcoming book – New Light on George Boo(...)
Trinity College slips in latest global university rankings
- September 26, 2018, 14:32
Trinity College Dublin has slipped again in the latest set of influential global university rankings. The country’s top-ranked university fell three (...)