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John Weakliam, CEO and Ciara Feehely, head of communications and fundraising, Vita.

Irish-based international non-governmental organisation Vita has created a novel investment fund which delivers a return to investors through the gene(...)

Duncan O’Toole, and Dr Paddy Finn, Co-founders of Electricity Exchange.

Electricity Exchange: keeping the grid in balance The electricity grid is a very finely balanced and surprisingly delicate piece of infrastructure. I(...)

Cardinal Henry Newman: his journey to Dublin began with an invitation in 1851 from Archbishop Cullen of Armagh, later archbishop of Dublin, to advise on the proposed establishment of a Catholic university.

On Friday, November 3rd, 1854, the Catholic University, under its rector John Henry Newman, opened its doors at 86 St Stephen’s Green in Dublin to rec(...)

Judging day for this year’s Irish Times Innovation awards. Ciaran Heavey, associate prof at UCD Quinn School of Business; Dr Lisa Higgins, head of challenge Research at Science Foundation Ireland; Gearoid Mooney, research and innovation division manager, Enterprise. Ireland; Dave Flynn, executive director of Skillnet Ireland; and Aideen Dowling of KPMG. Photograph: Conor McCabe

The 15 finalists in this year’s Irish Times Innovation Awards have been selected. Across five categories, the finalists were chosen from more than 100(...)

A woman cooks nshima – a porridge made from ground  corn – in an old, cracked saucepan on an open fire in Fwalu village, beside South Luangwa national park in Zambia. Photograph: Tina Stallard/Getty Images

Carbon offsetting was big news once upon a time, and indeed seemed to be something of a panacea for all our climate change ills. Buy that V8-engined s(...)

‘Vita & Virginia’, starring Gemma Arterton and Elizabeth Debicki as Vita Sackville-West and Virginia Woolf.

Here we have a film torn between brave experiment and on-after-Lovejoy heritage telly. The source material gestures in the safer direction. Chanya But(...)

The story goes that Austrian soldiers didn’t like Venetian wines, so they took to adding soda water to punch up their acidity. So ‘spritz’ derives from the German word spritzer, ‘to spray’

It took Russell Norman a glass or two of wine to ask what the locals were drinking. This was Venice in the mid-00s and, in the city’s back-street bars(...)

Herdwatch founder Fabien Peyaud. The Roscrea-based company has 7,500 users.

New Innovators focuses on new products, services and technologies from Irish start-ups and has been running weekly since 2010. Here we catch up with t(...)

Lip balm soothes the most sensitive part of the face during the freeze and fluctuation of winter and through the aggression of summer sun. Photograph: iStock

Lip balm is a product that I am never without, but I have a slight love-hate relationship with it. It soothes the most sensitive part of the face duri(...)

Fr James Good who was suspended from carrying out his priestly faculties almost 50 years ago for publicly opposing Humanae Vitae. Photograph:  Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Irish theologian, Fr James Good, who publically spoke out against a papal encyclical opposing artificial contraception, has died at the age of 94 foll(...)

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