The 2021 Irish Times, Higher Options expo will be live streamed from the RDS Dublin on October 13th and 14th. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Late autumn marks the beginning of the journey towards third-level education for many Leaving Cert students as they face a bewildering array of choice(...)

Ibrahim  Hamadtou of Egypt  competes in his men’s singles table tennis match at the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics on Wednesday.  Photograph: Chang W Lee/New York Times

It was Joanne O’Riordan, of this here parish, who made the point at the start of RTÉ’s coverage of the Paralympics that while it’s good to highlight t(...)

Irish Times Summer Nights: Chris O’Dowd will be talking to Patrick Freyne on the festival’s opening night

The 2021 Irish Times Summer Nights online festival takes place from June 28th to July 1st with a host of high-profile guests including writers, p(...)

This year’s Irish Times Summer Nights online festival will take place from the end of this month, with a host of high-profile guests including writers(...)

The programme for government commits the Coalition to establishig a citizens’ assembly on the future of education “ensuring that the voices of young people and those being educated are central”. Photograph: iStock

It’s just a single line in the programme for government – but it has the potential to revitalise education for the 21st century. “We will establish a(...)

Luke O'Neill, Nicola Sturgeon and Micheál Martin will take part in Thursday's Winter Nights festival.

The Irish Times Winter Nights festival – a series of stimulating and entertaining online talks and events, supported by Peugeot – concludes on Friday,(...)

Dublin’s Paul Mannion celebrates with the Sam Maguire after defeating Kerry in last year’s All-Ireland final. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Seán Moran How much will a straight knock-out championship change things? Or should we just be expecting six in a row for Dublin? No. The new format(...)

Tipperary’s Séamus Callanan celebrates with the Liam MacCarthy Cup after victory over Kilkenny in last year’s final at Croke Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Seán Moran Winter hurling with yellow sliotars, what difference will it make? The big issues will still be settled on good surfaces but there’s no d(...)

Kerry hurler  Pádraig Boyle beat footballer James O’Donoghue in a preliminary match to represent the county in this weekend’s charity FIFA tournament. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Careful what you say out loud. Joanne O’Riordan happened to mention to a friend one night recently that in Spain, Real Betis players had organised a L(...)

September 1968: Dubliner Joan O’Connell, addresses  Britain’s Trade Union Congress in Blackpool  on a motion on equal pay for equal work, which she described as “undoubtedly the oldest wage claim of the trade union movement”.

In September 1968 Joan O’Connell, a Dublin trade unionist, made an impassioned speech at Britain’s Trade Union Congress in Blackpool. She was speakin(...)

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