Enda O Brien

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Waterville, Co Kerry: There will be more frequent summer heatwave events, especially in the south. Photograph: Frank Miller

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) keeps asking the question: what will the future climate be like under several different emission (...)

The scientists say rainfall will likely increase between 7-8 per cent for every degree of warming. Photograph: iStock

Earlier this year a book was published outlining two possible scenarios for planet earth – the first paints a picture of the world if we successfully (...)

Benin bronze currency bangle, lot 403 at  Legacy of the Big House auction at Sheppard’s (€150–€250)

At the first public viewing since lockdowns began, the Sheppard brothers are busy at their Durrow saleroom which has been generating much interest wit(...)

The caseroom in Burgh Quay, Dublin  where the Sunday Press, Evening Press and Irish Press were produced. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The dominant Irish politician of the 20th century, Eamon de Valera, attained and retained power for one-third of that century with the help of the new(...)

A boy cools down  a fountain in Berlin, Germany during the heatwave. Photogtaph: Kay Nietfeld/dpa/AP

A lot has been happening with Irish abroad this week as a heatwave with recording-breaking temperatures hit much of Europe, more news on extending the(...)

Enda O’Brien is a climate scientist at the Center of Excellence in Climate Change Research at King Abdulaziz University in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Enda O’Brien works as a climate scientist at the Center of Excellence in Climate Change Research at King Abdulaziz University in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.(...)

A section of the walkers reach the summit of Mount Brandon

Like many other walkers, I like to take advantage of the long daylight hours of summer to take a tilt at a good long ridge walk. This year I decided t(...)

Johnny Murphy plays Estragon in Beckett’s ‘Waiting For Godot’ at the Gate.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Lapsed Catholics among Irish writers seemed to have been more favourably disposed towards Jews, according to a British author and academic. “I think (...)