Professor David FitzPatrick, dean of engineering at UCD, is set to become the first president of Technological University Dublin. Photograph: myUCD.ie

A senior UCD academic has been appointed president of the Technological University Dublin. The new institution - due to be formally established in Ja(...)

 PINERGY ambassador and shareholder Paul O’Connell  with Bobby Ahearn (Griffith College Swords Thunder) and Jason Killeen (Templeogue) at the announcement of the company as official energy partner to Basketball Ireland.  Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Old rivalries are set to come to the fore once more this coming Sunday afternoon, as last year’s Hula Hoops National Cup finalists, DCU Mercy and Amb(...)

Eanna’s Conor Gallagher and Keelan Cairns of Balfast Star  in action at the National Arena, Dublin. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The men’s National Cup quarter-finals are set to take centre stage this weekend as teams across the country battle for a coveted semi-final spot. In (...)

“Most scientists and historians would agree that Einstein’s quest was driven by scientific curiosity.” Photograph:  Getty Images)
Is science influenced by politics?

“Science is always political,” asserted a young delegate at an international conference on the history of physics earlier this month. It was a very en(...)

 Kieran Donaghy (right) and Paul Dick  of  Tralee Warriors. The team  won a big-time battle with Templeogue on Saturday

C and S Neptune caused the big upset in the men’s Super League on Saturday evening when they ran out 82-66 winners over reigning league champions UCD (...)

Templeogue captain Stephen James:  “It’s going to be a tough test for us, but we’ll have plenty of motivation after letting them get the better of us in the National Cup.” Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Oblate Hall in Inchicore, Dublin, is the place to be this coming Saturday evening as Templeogue host Tralee Warriors once more in another hugely-antic(...)

Vicky Phelan: calls on women to advocate for themselves: “by beginning to ask questions about their bodies, about their health, about their care”. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

Cervical cancer victim and campaigner Vicky Phelan has achieved so much in the face of adversity. Her advocacy is remarkable, especially when you con(...)

Wendy Carlos: At the time ‘Switched-On Bach’ was released, the composer was  six months into transgender hormone therapy, and still known as Carlos. Photograph: GAB Archive/Redferns

Since its release 50 years ago, Switched-On Bach has been relegated to the realm of kitsch curiosity; blips and blops produced from tinkerings on prim(...)

A subcommittee of Waterford IT’s governing body set up to oversee the selection of president from May 2011 onwards had recommended Prof Kieran Byrne be reappointed for another five years but that recommendation was not ratified by the college’s governing body, the High court heard. File  photograph: Paddy Whelan

The former president of Waterford Institute of Technology has claimed before the High Court he was humiliated and his reputation damaged after the co(...)

ArcLabs innovation centre at Waterford Institute of Technology has been home to more than 60 start-up companies, including FeedHenry Ltd.

Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) retained less than €1 million from the €65 million sale of a spin-out company developed on its campus, accordi(...)

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