Ian Robertson

34 results

Marriage-equality referendum: 54% of adults said they felt pride in the result; 46% felt neutral or had no pride in it. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The results of the 2019 Sign of the Times survey by Behaviour & Attitudes are published by The Irish Times today. The annual snapshot of Irish lif(...)

Interior shot of a self-driving Lexus car.

The coming of the robot car has been screamed loud from every headline and tech blog for the past decade, but increasingly car makers are being more c(...)

Ukip and pro-Brexit supporters in London, Britain. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

All versions of Brexit will leave the UK poorer. So said UK chancellor Philip Hammond as he attempted to sell what Theresa May sees as the least painf(...)

Olga Kennedy holds a photograph of her late son Oisín: “It’s wrong that when a 12-year-old cancer patient’s right to confidentiality is ignored, the most you can expect is ‘sorry’.” Photograph: Michael McLaughlin

It was one week before Christmas when Olga Kennedy and her young son made the short drive from their town on the coast of Co Mayo to the local public (...)

The letter from the groups to Theresa May follows warnings from aerospace giant Airbus and car maker BMW that time is short before they need to implement contingency plans. Photograph: Luke MacGregor/Bloomberg

The UK’s five main business lobby groups told Theresa May they’re “deeply concerned” that time is running out for a Brexit deal that protects hundreds(...)

Prof Ian Robertson and Jennifer O’Connell in ‘Stressed’

At a certain point in the first part of her two-part documentary on stress, Irish Times columnist Jennifer O’Connell meets a man in gloves in the midd(...)

Francis Denvir on his 100th brthday in 2015. Photograph: Denis Boyle

Mourners were asked “to remember and honour those men who gave their lives for freedom and democracy” at the funeral of one of Ireland’s longest survi(...)

Are you getting stressed just looking at this?

We don’t want to hear it but we need to: stress is good for us. In fact, the right amount is very good for us, while too little or too much can prove (...)

Daimler chairman Dieter Zetsche speaking at  the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Its Mercedes-Benz brand has taken the lead in the luxury segment.

BMW lost its crown as the world’s biggest luxury-car brand, to Mercedes-Benz, for the first time in more than a decade amid a clutter of aging models.(...)

Sonia O’Sullivan: “Dan Carter certainly sounds convinced he was doing no wrong by taking a corticosteroid injection.” Photograph: Afp

I was back in the swimming pool this week, starting to feel more comfortable in the water after some regular training, and with that able to push a li(...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Next
  • Last »