Malala Yousafzai will be at the Simmons Leadership Conference

MONDAY Results: Eventbrite. Indicators: Irish construction PMI (Oct), CSO trade statistics (Sep). Meetings: Fáilte Ireland unveils plans for 2019 ((...)

Alice Albright, chief executive of Global  Partnership for Education, has urged donors including Ireland to increase their commitment to help more children receive a quality basic education.

The Government has been urged to step up its commitment to education aid in developing countries as part of a global bid to prevent a crisis of millio(...)

Dr Fiona Ginty Principal scientist in the Life Sciences and Molecular Diagnostics Organization at GE Research Center (GRC) in NYC, working on a cure (...)

Margaret Thatcher surrounded by other European leaders, including then taoiseach Jack Lynch, French president Valéry Giscard d’Estaing, president Patrick Hillery and Italian prime minister Francesco Cossiga, at Áras an Uachtaráin in 1979. Photograph: Eddie Kelly

References to Margaret Thatcher habitually prompt familiar questions regarding her status as a trailblazer for women, or, indeed, as a feminist(...)