Enda Lynch: ‘Diet app trackers are great but no technology is going to help you when your willpower is in shreds’

6.45am I’ll get my daughters Claudia and Ansley up and have porridge, fruit and homemade ginger tea which is easy to make; let ginger pulp, a squeeze (...)

Eugene Greaney, co-owner of Dough Bros Pizza restaurant in Galway: I never pushed myself too hard in school. I knew I could do better but I wasn’t tha(...)

Cork is home to UCC and CIT.

Select your college of interest: UCC, CIT, TCD, TU Dublin, UCD, DCU, NCAD, NUI Galway, University of Limerick, Maynooth University, Waterfor(...)

Barry O’Sullivan: ‘I would suggest staying calm when you get the results. Nothing bad is going to happen, regardless of how it works out.’

“On results day, I wasn’t confident or nervous. I was having a great summer and was very relaxed. In fact, I forgot about the day of my results; it wa(...)

Ronan Brady: ‘Just because an option is safe, doesn’t mean it is right.’

“In school, I never imagined I’d be touring the world as a performer in a [cabaret] show like Riot, working alongside amazing artists like [drag queen(...)

Prof James Gleeson, department of mathematics and statistics, University of Limerick: ‘I wish that more people understood that mathematics is everywhere.’

James, you are a mathematician at the University of Limerick, and you co-direct MACSI to solve problems for industry. How does that work? “MACSI, or (...)

From left: Tonya Myles, Emilia Marchelewska, Junyu Wang and Juljia. Photograph Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

When Junyu Wang first arrived in Ireland as an English language student, he went straight to a hospital when he was sick with a fever. “I didn’t know (...)

Veeresh Thummadi: Habits can have a greater impact on how businesses run now and in the future
New rules for modern businesses?
  • Work
  • July 26, 2019, 05:25

For the past 50 years businesses have been focusing heavily on providing strict rules and guidelines to their workers on how to carry out work. This h(...)

SoloPep founder Kevin O’Sullivan and Enterprise Ireland   executive director Stephen Creaner. Photograph: Orla Murray

Twelve investor-ready spin-out companies from Irish third-level institutions pitched their new technology solutions to an audience of almost 400 inves(...)

 Hyde & Seek creche on Shaw Street in Dublin. Many parents are going to be extremely concerned when they see the footage, but it is important they are aware most creches operate to a high standard, Dr Moloney said. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

An apparent lack of staff training at the Hyde & Seek chain of creches combined with poor safety procedures is a “recipe for disaster”, according (...)

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