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The good news, if you’re planning to attend the Litfest extravaganza at Ballymaloe (May 19th-21st), is that there are tickets still available for all (...)

 Science Week appeal,  from left: Dr Ruth Freeman, Director of Strategy and Communications for Science Foundation Ireland; An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny; Evelyn Cusack, RTÉ weather presenter; Barry O’Sullivan, chief executive of Altocloud and RTÉ Dragon, along with Science Foundation Ireland are calling on businesses, communities and professionals to take part in Science Week 2016 from November 13th-20th. Photograph: Naoise Culhane
The science of everyday things

Just about anything you were ever curious about or want to know more about will be covered by Science Week 2016 which kicks off on Sunday. Everything (...)

Lord David Puttnam: Being the only English speaking EU country will be a boon for Ireland. Photograph: Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images

The European Union will reach a level of compromise with the UK on Brexit sufficient to ensure there is no return to a hard Border between the Republ(...)

The eStreet website provides a digital platform for traders in a certain area to advertise their products online

A new retail initiative being launched today will enable traders in rural towns to sell their goods together on a single website. The eStreet website(...)

Saba chef Tao and owner Paul Cadden

Saba restaurant in Clarendon Street, Dublin 2, celebrates its 10th year in existence next month, and to mark the occasion they’re running a 10-day Th(...)

The Ludgate Hub: “This is the model for rural Ireland’s future,” says founding board member Sean O’Driscoll, of Glen Dimplex.

There are exposed beams, a high ceiling, open-plan offices, funky colours, breakout spaces and an orange kitchen. The Ludgate Hub looks for all the w(...)

The UK’s referendum result left David Puttnam, Oscar winner and member of the House of Lords who lives outside Skibbereen in west Cork, feeling “deepl(...)

Preservation challenge: Delegates from the world’s foremost audio-visual archives will come to Dublin for a two-day conference, Archiving Tomorrow 2016, co-hosted by RTÉ Archives and the Digital Repository of Ireland. Photograph: Getty

The challenge of preserving the world’s film, television and sound recordings will be discussed at a major international conference in Dublin in early(...)

Not everybody enjoys interviewing Stephen Frears. I can remember, more than a decade ago, watching him snort his way angrily through a poorly research(...)

Neil Jordan has written two novels since his road injury. Photograph: Kay-Paris Fernandes/Wire Image

In the hours before a special screening marking the 20th anniversary of Neil Jordan’s Michael Collins, the director has been checking over the brand (...)

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