Minister for Innovation Heather Humphreys  said the investment is set to benefit the whole country and third level institutions in particular, who partner with the SFI research centres. File photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Investment of almost half a billion euro in cutting-edge science research is set to support the work of up to 850 researchers over the coming years. (...)

 Anne Flood (left) , head of capital markets Intertrust Ireland with  Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys  and Imelda Shine, managing director intertrust Ireland, announcing the new jobs. Photograph: Maxwell Photography

Financial services administration specialist, Intertrust Ireland, plans to create up to 60 new jobs in its recently expanded Dublin office. Intertrus(...)

Presbyterian Notes

Following last month’s Church in the Public Square conference on the enduring impact of 1916, to further public discussion on the subject the Council (...)

President Michael D Higgins. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

The first State ceremony to commemorate the centenary of the 1916 Rising will be held this afternoon at Dublin Castle. President Michael D Higgins an(...)

Minister for the Arts, Heather Humphreys launched  discussion document and consultation process.   Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

The launch, last week, by the Minister for the Arts, Heritage and Gaeltacht, Heather Humphreys TD of a discussion document and consultation process th(...)

An extra €2 million has been secured to fund national cultural institutions including the National Museum of Ireland and the National Library of Ireland. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

An extra €2 million has been secured to fund the national cultural institutions including the National Museum of Ireland and the National Library of I(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD and former taoiseach Bertie Ahern at the launch of Ireland 2016. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Relatives of those who fought in the Easter Rising will be invited to head a parade which will be main event of the Easter Rising centenary commemorat(...)

President Michael D Higgins and Duke of Kent, president of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, after unveiling a Cross of Sacrifice at Glasnevin Cemetery on Thursday. Photograph: Alan Betson

President Michael D Higgins will represent Ireland at events on Monday in Belgium to mark the 100th anniversary of the start of the first World War(...)