Gillian O’Brien: “It is unusual to go to a general history site and not to be told something about 1916 even though 1916 took place geographically in very few places.”  Photograph: Alistair Daniel

Author Gillian O’Brien felt that there was a tendency towards a ‘traditional’ telling of history in Ireland, and set out to find the darkness in he(...)

Cork’s Orlaigh Farmer in action against Tipp. Photograph: Matt Browne/Sportsfile

Cork 2-12 Tipperary 1-10 Hot favourites Cork began their TG4 Munster ladies football championship with an expected win in Ardfinnan on Saturday after(...)

Brainstorm showcases what academics and researchers are doing behind their college walls.

One of the most surprising things about the last nine months has been the lack of tweed. I’ve met hundreds of academics and researchers since I starte(...)

“In the last five to 10 years, I would say anxiety has become the epidemic of this generation,” says Dr Colman Noctor, a child and adolescent psychotherapist with St Patrick’s mental health services.

It’s hard to say when or why it began, says Amy. Anxiety always seemed to hover in the background of her life, even during primary school. Her mother (...)

Tipperary players celebrate with the Mary Quinn Memorial Cup following the TG4 Ladies’ Football All-Ireland Intermediate Championship Final against  Tyrone at Croke Park. Photograph: Cody Glenn/Sportsfile

Tipperary 1-13 Tyrone 1-10 Aisling McCarthy scored 1-4 and landed the player of the match award as Tipperary were crowned TG4 All-Ireland ladies inte(...)

 Unite  described Leo Varadkar’s proposals to curtail the right to strike in essential services as ‘anti-worker and anti-democratic’. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Unite trade union has said it would not attend the Labour Court in the future if legislation proposed by Leo Vardakar meant its members would be (...)

Bed sore scanner is  being piloted in Naas General Hospital

Bed sore scanner that can detect sores before they can be seen Bed sores are one of the most common and most painful conditions affecting patients(...)

For boys, the main issues are anxiety, anger and family problems.  Girls are more likely to experience anxiety, thoughts of hurting themselves, low self-esteem and feelings of sadness or loss

Anxiety is the most common concern raised by young people seeking help with mental health issues, a new study indicates.Low mood, anger, family proble(...)

The five-a-day for physical health which involves eating five portions of fruit and vegetables a day is a useful framework which we can borrow to help(...)

Cavan’s Roisin O’Keeffe is tackled by  Claire Carroll of Tipperary during the ladies’ intermediate All-Ireland final at Croke Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho.

CAVAN 1-14 TIPPERARY 1-12: Bronagh Sheridan’s late penalty sealed Cavan’s victory in yesterday’s TG4 All-Ireland ladies intermediate football champion(...)