By posting on social media we seek ‘validation and recognition and likes’

“Liking how you look” has taken on a whole new meaning – particularly for teenagers who turn to social media for guidance and affirmation about their (...)

Sadie Chowen of the Burren Perfumery: she says she is  obsessed by the smells of the wild landscape surrounding her home and business

As we enter that time of year when perfume sales typically reach their festive peak, here is a sort of a cat-among-the-pigeons question: have you ever(...)

The 52nd BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition at the RDS. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The winners of the social and behavioural sciences category at the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition at the RDS have been announced. Jun(...)