UCD’s Barry Daly scores his team’s second try  of the game against Old Belvedere at Anglesea Road. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Division 1A leaders UCD had the measure of local rivals Old Belvedere for the third time in recent weeks, as a three-try salvo steered the students to(...)

UCD’s Peadar Timmins scores his try in the second half. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

UCD will take in the Christmas break as Ulster Bank League Division 1A leaders after maintaining their winning form with a 20-12 defeat of Old Belvede(...)

Clontarf’s Dermot O’Meara tries to slip the attempted tackle of Galwegians’  Barry Lee during the Ulster Bank League Division 1A match against Galwegians at Castle Avenue. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Ulster Bank League round-up: Clontarf maintained their presence at the top of Division 1A, holding off a strong second-half challenge from Galwegians (...)

Dr Anne Moore of UCC’s School of Pharmacy

Communication is, arguably, the biggest problem facing science, technology, engineering and maths (Stem). It’s not always easy to grasp the complex(...)

Dr David Mckeown, based at UCD is using maths to control space rocket vibrations

Science is about asking questions, and then by figuring out answers we can solve some of life’s great mysteries and problems. Some of the questions Ir(...)

A polar bear   outside Churchill, Manitoba: experts at NUI Maynooth and Dublin City University analysed the genomes of 70 polar bears to find out what  allows them to be so  fat yet completely healthy. Photograph: AFP Photo/Paul J Richards

When it comes to weight gain, nothing tops the polar bear. Yet the very fact that it remains fit and healthy despite half its entire bulk being pure f(...)

Young Munster’s Brian Haugh on target with   three penalties

Garryowen 8 Young Munster 9Garryowen lost to local rivals Young Munster at Dooradoyle last night. Chasing their first win of the campaign last seasons(...)