Jim Murray

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Vitality and verve fuel the fire of this album from concertina player Pádraig Rynne and fiddle player Tara Breen. The Clare duo’s cut-glass performanc(...)

When asked what positive elements of online learning students would want to keep when on-campus studies resume, most students referenced recorded lectures. Photograph: Getty Images

Third-level colleges are preparing for a significant increase in attendance on campus from September, Minister for Higher Education Simon Harris has s(...)

Journalist Becky Paskin was among the first to highlight sexist language in Jim Murray’s best-selling Whisky Bible. Photograph: New York Times

For much of the last two decades Jim Murray has been the world’s most influential whiskey critic, thanks largely to his Whisky Bible – an annual compe(...)

Gardaí said the  solving of the murder of Raonaid Murray is ‘of the utmost priority for An Garda Síochána and any information received will be treated with absolute confidentiality’.

Gardaí have renewed their appeal to find the killer of teenager Raonaid Murray, murdered 21 years ago. The body of Ms Murray (17) was found at Silch(...)

Those who argue for the Irish Championships moving from July to September say it offers the prospect of internationals competing and showcasing the sport

British Rowing has announced that its senior championships will revert to summer, having been held in October. It will provoke more debate in this cou(...)

Families of the victims of the Tuskar Rock plane crash visited the crash site on board the LE Eithne Naval Ship on Saturday to remember their loved ones.   Photograph: Patrick Browne

Even 50 years after the tragedy, relatives of the 61 people who perished when an Aer Lingus flight from Cork to Heathrow came down close to Tuskar Roc(...)

Dublin’s goalkeeper Stephen Cluxton: Rule change would have affected his short kick-outs.   Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Six months after the introduction of the mark, I’d say it’s probably time I came out of the woodwork to tell anybody that has a problem with it that i(...)

 Trinity College Dublin. University courses tend to have the lowest drop-out rates.  Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Dropping out of college comes at a heavy cost for students. Aside from feelings of failure and regret, there can is a major financial burden. If a st(...)

Courses with non-progression rates of more than 70 per cent include computing with software development at IT Tralee; computing and games development at IT Sligo; industrial physics at DIT; and computer forensics and security at Waterford IT

More than 70 per cent of students do not get beyond their first year of college in some higher education courses, new figures show. The scale of thes(...)

Gary Mullan, Prosperity co-founder: “I think the future is bright and what’s really encouraging for us now is that local indigenous businesses are leading the way for us.”

Returning to Ireland following an acting career in Los Angeles, Gary Mullan ventured into recruitment. After a year’s experience working for a compan(...)

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