The research  discovered that footballers were three and a half  times more likely to die of neurodegenerative disease than age-matched members of the general population

Heading in soccer should be reduced in the professional game, not just in the under-12s, according to the leader of an influential study which found a(...)

Breffni O’Connor (30), is believed to have slipped into the water at the port of Ancona on the Adriatic Sea after returning to a yacht from a local disco in the early hours of Saturday morning. File photograph: Facebook

The Irish woman who died in Italy while working as a crewhand on a yacht has been identified as Breffni O’Connor, from the Adare-Kildimo area in Co Li(...)

The Cern collider unit. Here,  two beams of subatomic protons are revved up to travel at 99.99999 per cent the speed of light around a 27km circuit, before smashing into one another

Astrophysicists puzzle over rotations of spiral galaxies and how light sometimes bends as it crosses the universe. It is as if there is something ther(...)

The company expects to invest £500 million per year by 2021 to develop purpose-built student accommodation in the UK and Ireland. Photograph: iStock

US-based CA Ventures is to invest millions of euro in developing student accommodation in Ireland, with plans for more than 500 beds in Dublin and Bel(...)

Former president Mary McAleese  will take part in a public conversation with renowned American Benedictine nun Sr Joan Chittister at Trinity College Dublin in November. File photograph: Naoise Culhane

Former president Mary McAleese is to be presented with one of the most prestigious prizes in the Catholic world for her 500,000-word doctoral thesis o(...)

Dr Manus Biggs: “My lab in Galway will develop the biomaterials for the devices, and we will collect data about how they perform in a biological environment.”

You are starting a new project to make smart biological sensors to monitor ailing hearts and blood-vessels, what does that involve? We are developing(...)

 ‘Storing and processing music online uses a tremendous amount of resources and energy’. File photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Listening to music has never been cheaper, however its environmental costs have never been higher, according to a new report. Research entitled The C(...)

The group claims it posted five devices to addresses in Britain, however only four have been discovered. Photograph. Robert Perry/EPA

A group calling itself the IRA has claimed responsibility for the incendiary devices sent to three London transport hubs and a Glasgow university last(...)

Set a challenge to change how you see yourself in 2019

1) Check negative self-talk How we value and perceive ourselves and our abilities is believed to be strongly tied to influences in childhood. A rece(...)

The group, part of the UL Bernal Project, hopes to create batteries that charge up more quickly and hold onto that charge for longer, allowing electric vehicle drivers of to break free from current worries over ‘range anxiety’

A team from the University of Limerick (UL) is taking on the challenge of making faster-charging, longer-lasting batteries for electric cars. The grou(...)

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