Dublin’s Diarmuid Connolly is red-carded by Joe McQuillan during the 2015 All-Ireland semi-final against Mayo. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The Disputes Resolution Authority (DRA) has had an unscheduled change of personnel that will sees former Offaly hurler Rory Hanniffy take over as sec(...)

Zealandia is a step closer to being recognised as a continent, the authors of a new scientific paper claim.  File photograph: Torsten Blackwood/AFP/Getty Images

Zealandia - a land mass submerged in the southwest Pacific - is a step closer to being recognised as a continent, the authors of a new scientific pape(...)

Anything but Sky News: big screens in public spaces are the perfect opportunity to promote cultural offerings

We are surrounded by screens in public places, but to watch many of them you’d think we lived in another country. Most public places have a screen s(...)

Lucy Whitaker, from Terenure, stands beside Lighthouse, by Fergal McCarthy, at the Science Gallery Trinity College Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Ireland’s Science Gallery at Trinity College Dublin is to be replicated in Australia with the creation of Science Gallery Melbourne. The centre to be(...)

Dr Mary Shire: ‘We want to develop a critical mass of researchers.’

The newly established Health Research Institute (HRI) at the University of Limerick (UL) brings together a multi-disciplinary range of researchers wit(...)

Research into the global impact of biophilic design in the workplace found employees who work in environments with natural elements incorporated into them reported significant increases in wellbeing, productivity and creativity

In recent years, companies have begun looking to incorporate more of the outside into their workplaces to create a better environment for employees. (...)

Nepalese police personnel and volunteers clear the rubble while looking for survivors at the compound of a collapsed temple  in Kathmandu. Photograph: Reuters/Danish Siddiqui

Earlier this month some of the world’s leading earth scientists met in Kathmandu to review the resilience of Nepal in the face of a powerful eart(...)

Joe Aherne: “Our strategy was to align with universities and large organisations to give us a competitive edge.” Photograph: Chris Bellew/Fennells

It was a perfect storm of a maturing market and the economic downturn that persuaded Joe Aherne, chief executive of Leading Edge Group, to change tack(...)

Julia Gillard, Australia’s outgoing prime minister, speaks to journalists following her defeat in the   leadership ballot in Canberra yesterday.  Photograph: Mark Graham/Bloomberg

Born in Barry, Wales, on September 29th, 1961, Julia Gillard’s family emigrated to Adelaide in 1966. They were among the more than one million British(...)

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