John Thompson

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For students hoping to begin a postgraduate in the 2020-21 academic year, now is a good time to begin researching.

As attention turns towards final undergraduate projects and exams, you may also start thinking about the next step and how you’re going to fund your p(...)

Doves are released at the annual Remembrance for the Little Ones in Mount Jerome cemetery in Harolds Cross Dublin today. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The names of 240 children from the Bethany Mother and Child Home and other institutions were inscribed on a memorial stone at Mount Jerome Cemetery in(...)

AuriGen Medical founders Tony O’Halloran, chief technology officer, and chief executive John Thompson at their office in NUI Galway. Photograph: Aengus McMahon

Galway company AuriGen Medical has won European Union funding to develop a medical device to help patients manage an irregular heartbeat. Persistent (...)

Martin O’Neill looks like remaining at the helm as Republic of Ireland manager. Photograph: Getty Images

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill, his assistant Roy Keane and other members of his backroom staff will attend this evening’s Soccer Writers’(...)

Gleneagles, North Circular Road, Limerick: in turnkey condition, it  has five large bedrooms, two of which are en suite.

Gleneagles lies on what is known in local parlance as “the triangle” on the North Circular Road in Limerick city. The location is one of the most desi(...)

Ireland’s main universities have a substantial array of options, although candidates should always bear in mind looming deadlines and criteria for applications

There are a wide variety of postgraduate funding opportunities available to those seeking to expand their education beyond undergraduate level. The (...)

Alex, Elke and Olivia as they are today

Graphic designer Elke Barber never wanted to become knowledgeable about the impact of bereavement on very young children but, after her husband Martin(...)

Loyalist theatre launch: Bobby Niblock (right) with William Mitchell

The difficulty getting former loyalist paramilitaries to express themselves through the arts was highlighted yesterday by a Northern Ireland playwrigh(...)

Andy Lee’s  defence of his WBO Middleweight title against Billy Joe Saunders  has  been postponed for a second time. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

WBO middleweight champion Andy Lee’s world-title defence against Billy Joe Saunders has been postponed for a second time after the challenger suffered(...)

Latvian Kristaps Porzingis, who  was drafted number four overall by the New York Knicks, towers over NBA commissioner Adam Silver, at the Barclays Center in New York. Photograph: Earl Wilson/The New York Times

Basketball culture still reveres the tall man as Kristaps Porzingis, a 7ft 1in baller from Latvia, proved by becoming the most famous teenager in New (...)

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