Aine Mahon

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Wolfe Tone is the recognised father of Irish republicanism.

Ireland has a strange relationship with the word “republican”. It was first associated here with Wolfe Tone’s campaign for Irish self-determination, a(...)

Online programmes are on the rise in the Irish university sector, with everything from certificates and diplomas to undergraduate and postgraduate deg(...)

Luke Rickard (16), a fourth year student at Gonzaga College Dublin, receives the inaugural Irish Young Philosopher Award from President Michael D Higgins. Photograph: UCD College of Social Sciences and Law

President Michael D Higgins has called for a deeper ethical reflection within schools , saying it was “incredibly important” to examine how online act(...)

Prof Harry G Frankfurt, moral philosopher at Princeton University. In his treatise On Bullshit he directs his fire at members of his own profession.

World Philosophy Day, which takes place this Thursday, is one of the more neglected anniversaries in the calendar. Last year it fell on the same dat(...)