Eoin Sheehan

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A computer animation provided by European Space Agency (ESA) in Darmstadt, Germany showing the ESA satellite Rosetta during its approach on earth. Rosetta reached the comet’s orbit in August 2014 after its launch from Earth in 2004. Photograph: C Careau/ EPA

Space research pushes the frontiers of our knowledge – in recent times it has “caught” a comet, detected ripples in spacetime called gravitational wav(...)

The GAA made  helmet wearing in hurling mandatory in 2010, leading to a significant reduction in injuries treated by hospital emergency departments. Photograph: Billy Stickland/©INPHO

Hurlers have been warned against modifying their helmets after a club player had his hand pierced by a metal bar from an opponent’s helmet. The 24-ye(...)

Researchers from Tyndall National Institute stage a ‘Stop the Inequity’ information campaign in UCC yesterday to highlight discrimination against researchers on pay and conditions under Croke Park and Haddington road Agreements. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Dissatisfaction over pay has caused a scientist at one of Ireland’s’s leading research centres to move away from the facility. Researchers at the Tynd(...)