Team winner Hugh Guidera from TCD Phil during the Irish Times Debate Final in 2015 held at Maynooth University. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

1960 “That this house regrets the divergence of the sciences from the humanities in the modern university.” Team winner: Charles Lysaght and Aidan B(...)

The Irish Times debate semi-final at UCD in 1966.

It was January 1960. Seán Lemass had recently taken over from de Valera. The arrival of television was just around the corner. The Catholic Church’s v(...)

An unlit trailer which had a puncture was involved in a collision near Ballybofey in which one man died and two others were injured

A farmer whose unlit trailer suffered a puncture at the side of the road has gone on trial in Letterkenny, Co Donegal, accused of causing death by d(...)