Gabriele Grunewald runs in the Women’s 1,500 metres opening round during the 2017 USA Track & Field Championships at Hornet Stadium in Sacramento, California. Photograph: Andy Lyons/Getty Images

Gabriele Grunewald, the elite runner who gained the support of thousands of followers on social media for her perseverance in competing while facing a(...)

New RIA members (from left): Nobel Laureate John O’Keefe, Olivia O’Leary and Diarmaid Ferriter. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

The Royal Irish Academy (RIA) is to establish a new academy for Ireland’s leading young researchers in the sciences and humanities. It will provide (...)

Circa 1975: Freddie Mercury in concert during the Queen’s British tour. Photograph: Keystone/Getty Images.

Ten years ago, as I was interviewing a close confidante of Freddie Mercury, his phone rang. I was working on a literary biography about the late singe(...)

 Sackville Street in Dublin during the rebuilding of 1918. Funeral corteges were a common sight in the city during the Spanish flu epidemic. Photograph:  R. Humphrey/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images

“Yesterday, from early morning till well after midday, cortege after cortege reached Glasnevin Cemetery, sometimes as many as three corpse-laden hears(...)

Research discovered over-controlling parenting at the age of two was associated with poorer emotional wellbeing by the time they were five. Photograph: iStock

Children with over-controlling parents are more likely to struggle at school and act up in the classroom, a study has found. Researchers said so-call(...)

I bought my first hotel when I was 13. Installed in London’s Mayfair, I flaunted my wealth shamelessly . . . then I was jailed. I neither passed “Go” (...)

Scientists for the first time have tried editing a gene inside the body in an attempt to permanently change a person’s DNA to try to cure a disease. (...)

The Irish Pharmacy Union has confirmed 78,935 people were vaccinated across 762 pharmacies in the 2016/2017 flu season. Photograph: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

The Health Service Executive is bracing itself for a winter flu crisis, following signals that existing vaccines may be unable to cope with new strain(...)

At the end of 2016, some 39 per cent of Irish internet users were relying on ad-blocking software.

Adblocking software not only hits small and medium-sized publishers’ revenues but also their internet traffic, according to new research. A White Pap(...)

 Bana al-Abed first captured global attention three months ago with Twitter messages about bombs, death and despair in eastern Aleppo. Photograph: Thaer Mohammed/AFP/Getty Images

She is a 7-year-old with dimples, pink hair ribbons, a missing front tooth and halting English who first captured global attention three months ago w(...)

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