William Rowan Hamilton: In his winning essay, Hayes focuses on the ‘flash of genius’ Hamilton experienced in October 1843 when he carved the equation that had just come to his mind into the stones of Broombridge on the Royal Canal near Cabra, in Dublin

NUI Galway maths student James Hayes (17) is the 2020 winner of the Mary Mulvihill Award, the science media competition for third-level students. The(...)

‘Today’s home and work tech capabilities have begun to create a clear coronavirus divide.’ File photograph: Getty Images

Communication technologies have become a central part of the way most of us live at the moment, enabling us to access entertainment, talk to friends, (...)

 Apple chief executive Tim Cook speaking at The Philosophical Society at Trinity College Dublin in 2015. File photograph: Eric Luke

On the stage of international commerce, one of the strangest moves yet made by Ireland – a one-time business bit player that has over time stepped up (...)

Fiachra Ó Marcaigh:  At the age of 25, he was appointed to the board of the weekly magazine Anois, and he would be associated with Irish language publishing for more than 30 years.

Fiachra Ó Marcaigh, who has died at the age of 57 following a short illness, was a pioneering journalist who specialised in writing in the Irish langu(...)

RTÉ Headquarters. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Good morning. Days after the death of Gay Byrne, the dominant and outstanding figure in its history, RTÉ outlined overnight the measures it will have(...)

Public Service Card: There will be a large cohort of civil servants and politicians licking their wounds this weekend.

The findings of the Data Protection Commissioner’s report into the Public Services Card are a vindication for many parties. A group of campaigners an(...)

 Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell announces the Fed’s decision to cut interest rates

Fears are growing that some of Ryanair’s Irish-based pilots and cabin crew could lose their jobs as the airline prepares to cut up to 900 posts in com(...)

Google’s Mountain View headquarters in California. Photograph: iStock

Google has entered into partnership with one of Australia’s biggest construction companies to deliver up to 15,000 new homes in the San Francisco Bay (...)

Employees in the offices of Facebook’s European HQ in Dublin’s dockland.  Photographer: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

Concern about low levels of social housing and homes for middle-income workers in Dublin’s docklands is “legitimate” and “genuine”, Dublin City Counci(...)

Karlin Lillington: “We need to talk about the kind of city we want before more tech firms arrive”

Former Irish Nationwide Building Society managing director, Michael Fingleton, approved over €6 billion worth of property loans on which the lender su(...)

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