Prof Luke O’Neill said scientific literacy in Ireland was at an all-time high. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Public trust in science has built up strongly during the Covid-19 pandemic, but if there is no breakthrough over the next six months on a vaccine this(...)

The late Science journalist and entrepreneur Mary Mulvihill. Photograph:   Brian Dolan.

The 2021 Mary Mulvihill Award, which commemorates the work and legacy of science journalist, author and Ingenious Ireland founder Mary Mulvihill will (...)

Back in print: Anne Mulvihill, Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin and Nóirín Mulvihill at the launch of  the reprint of Ingenious Ireland by Mary Mulvihill. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

One of the most celebrated books published about Irish science and technology – Ingenious Ireland by Mary Mulvihill – has been reprinted. First publi(...)

The late Mary Mulvihill  often chose to feature scientists who themselves showed passion and love for their work. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Applications for the 2019 Mary Mulvihill Science Journalism Award 2019 for students, themed “science for the love of it”, are now open. This is the t(...)