CoderDojo Co-Founder James Whelton and 9-year-old coder Michael Comiskey: Beginning with one club in Cork in 2011, the open-access programming movement has grown to become a global network of 1,250 clubs across almost 70 countries. Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw

Irish tech charity CoderDojo is to merge with the Raspberry Pi Foundation, maker of the world’s only €5 computer, in a move that will create the large(...)

  Irish punters are expected to place over €100 million worth of bets during the Cheltenham festival this week  Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Irish punters are expected to place over €100 million worth of bets during the Cheltenham festival this week, but already, according to some punters,(...)

IAA chief executive Brian Murnane has indicated the charity it will now be able to submit its financial accounts for 2016, the publication of which he said had been delayed due to uncertainty over the funds. Illustration: Irish Autism Action website

Irish Autism Action (IAA) is to receive just over half of €300,000 from last year’s Pyjama Day fundraiser, with the remainder going directly to educat(...)

The Positive project aims to provide solid data to aid women in making the choice of whether  to disrupt treatment in order to achieve conception. Photograph: Lyn Alweis/The Denver Post/Getty Images)

Irish women are to be involved in a ground-breaking new study which will explore the relationship between breast cancer treatment and pregnancy. Th(...)

Nearly four out of 10 households that experienced crime never reported it to gardaí. Photograph: The Irish Times

Almost one-fifth of people across the country (18 per cent) rated gardaí in their area as “poor or very poor”, up from 13 per cent in 2010, a Central(...)