Prof Veronica Campbell has held several senior leadership roles in Trinity College, including dean of graduate studies, bursar and director of strategic innovation.

A senior Trinity College Dublin professor is to be appointed the first president of South East Technological University (SETU). Prof Veronica Campbel(...)

Micheál Martin has written about the revolutionary period in his native Cork in his book “Freedom to Choose: Cork and Party Politics in Ireland 1918-1932’ which was published  in 2009. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/ Collins Photos

, Taoiseach Micheál Martin is to deliver the opening address at a four-day conference on the Irish Civil War at University College Cork when over 13(...)

Henry Patterson, also known as Jack Higgins, wrote 85 books during his long career. Photograph: HarperCollins Publishers/PA Wire

Jack Higgins, the author of dozens of bestselling adventure novels, most notably The Eagle Has Landed, a hugely popular tale about a band of German co(...)

 Lisa Smith (40), from Dundalk, Co Louth, at the Special Criminal Court  on Monday where her trial continues. Photograph: Collins Courts

A medieval historian has told the trial of Lisa Smith, a former soldier who denies membership of Isis, that for many the Islamic State created by terr(...)

Róisín Russ: ‘Everyone can have a high quality of life here and it’s a very inclusive place, so I’m very lucky to be here.’

Originally she was just passing through, but Róisín Russ ended up staying in the quiet German town Elvis Presley once called home during his military (...)

The wasp: Its search for sweetness at beer gardens, kitchen tables and wine glasses has dulled our respect for it. Illustration: Michael Viney

The wooden door of our old greenhouse, scoured by rain and wind, has weathered to a shade of silvery-grey that Farrow and Ball decorating paints might(...)

‘Unfortunately, Amazon’s reporting of its international affairs is perplexing and raises doubts about its tax affairs,’ wrote the authors of the study, who are three academics at City, University of London. Photograph: iStock

A study into the complex web of subsidiaries that make up the online retail giant Amazon has found the company takes advantage of generous tax credit (...)

Those who reported that they did not get more six hours sleep a night were found to have been more likely to develop dementia in later life according to a study conducted by researchers at University College London File photograph: Getty

People in their 50s and 60s who do not get more than six hours sleep a night appear to have a higher risk of developing dementia in later life, a majo(...)

Pregnant women and their babies are suffering worse outcomes during the Covid-19 pandemic, according to research

Pregnant women and their babies are suffering worse outcomes during the Covid-19 pandemic, and researchers are sounding the alarm for immediate action(...)

Kathleen Lonsdale: the pioneering scientist, pacifist and prison reformer was born on January 28th, 1903, in Newbridge, Co Kildare

Kathleen Lonsdale, X-ray crystallographer, pacifist and prison reformer, was an outstanding scientist who had a number of firsts for female scientists(...)

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