David Moore

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A girl lies in hammock as she looks at the Milky Way during the peak of Perseid meteor shower in Kozjak, Macedonia last August. Photograph: Ognen Teofilovski/Reuters.

Fireballs and shooting stars await stargazers with an eye on the sky on Monday night with the annual Perseid meteor shower set to reach its peak in th(...)

Size is the reason Jupiter will be so blinding,  as reports of UFO sightings are common. Photograph: iStock

A bright light will hang next to the moon over Ireland tonight as the largest planet in the solar system, Jupiter, passes by. Astronomy Ireland have (...)

Nasa handout photo of astronaut Buzz Aldrin on the moon. Photograph: Nasa/PA Wire

Mary Coughlan (singer) What were you doing in 1969? I was 13 and listening to Radio Luxembourg all the time! Just being a teenager around Galway a(...)

The coffin of Lauren Bullock is taken from St Patrick’s Church, Donaghmore. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA

Lauren Bullock was “living the dream” and had “a bright future in front of her and so much still to contribute” when her life was cut short on St Patr(...)

The diffusion of light from the Earth’s shadow will make the moon appear to be red in the sky – hence the term blood moon. Photograph: Getty Images

A total eclipse of the moon will be visible in Irish skies on Monday morning. For 62 minutes between 4.41am and 5.43am the Moon will be completely i(...)

The Gemenids, the meteor shower which will cross Ireland this week, over Bulgaria in 2015. Photograph: NurPhoto/Getty Images

The biggest meteor shower of the year will be crossing over Irish skies between tonight and Friday night. The shower, known as “The Geminids”, is a (...)

Chris Carson flips during the  Seattle Seahawks win over the Carolina Panthers. Photograph: Grant Halverson/Getty

Week 12’s main takeaway: Triumphant return of Andrew Luck has Colts back in AFC play-off picture Andrew Luck has three Pro Bowl appearances and a pas(...)

MagGrow chief executive Gary Wickham

Dublin-headquartered agritech company MagGrow has raised €3 million in funding. It says the money will be spend to support growth in target markets an(...)

Seamus O’Brien, head gardener at National Botanic Gardens at Kilmacurragh – and now author

Have you ever paused to wonder where the plants that grow in our Irish gardens and parks originally come from? It might be a surprise to learn that s(...)

Jim Moore of Aunt Sandra’s and Keith Thompson of Ulster Bank

A family-owned confectionary firm that has been making hand-made sweets in east Belfast for 65 years, has launched its own plan to sweeten any potenti(...)

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