Niamh Kavanagh

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 Astrophysicist Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell with the five scientists (Niamh Kavanagh, Christopher Broderick, Sarah Guerin, Adam Kelly and Vijaykumar V Jadhav) chosen to represent Ireland in Germany at the Science Gallery in Trinity College Dublin. Photograph: Marc O’Sullivan

Five young scientists, who are leading researchers on cosmology, particle physics and quantum technology, have been chosen by the Irish Research Counc(...)

Question 100: What was Father Ted’s routine explanation for alleged financial misconduct?

What was Father Ted’s money doing? What did Mary Robinson’s electors rock in 1990? And could Lindsay Lohan play soccer for the Republic of Ireland? (...)

Former M*A*S*H* star Alan Alda was the guest speaker at the recent SciCom conference in Dublin. The actor  now leads a science communication programme at Stonybrook University.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

“I want you all to join me in a rally to save the parasites,” says Maureen Williams onstage at the Science Gallery in Dublin’s Trinity College. “The s(...)

‘The Big Picture: A Woman’s World’ featured a live discussion co-presented by Miriam O’Callaghan and Brendan Courtney

When Kelly Dolan’s daughter was three years old she told her kindergarten class what her parents did for a living. “Daddy flies aeroplanes,” she told (...)

In 1993, Albert Reynolds was elected taoiseach, the beef tribunal finally ended after a gruelling 226 days, Niamh Kavanagh won yet another Eurovision,(...)

Tullamore’s Ciara Farrell and teammates after defeating Rathdrum in   the final of the Women’s All-Ireland Plate  at Dubarry Park, Athlone, in April. Photograph: Tom Beary/Inpho

On a recent Sunday afternoon Tullamore’s starting XV togged out for a Women’s All-Ireland League clash against Railway Union. Tullamore were still adj(...)

She’s the one: Judges Robin Gill and Daniel Clifford with Celebrity MasterChef winner Niamh Kavanagh

With perfect scores for her food – and perfect musical pitch after a thyroid operation in January that had posed a threat to her voice – former Eurovi(...)

Pick a winner: Celebrity MasterChef finalists Oisín McConville, Niamh Kavanagh and Simon Delaney

What’s cooking? On the menu is the final of Celebrity MasterChef. It’s the second series of the Irish version of the show, and the first with chefs R(...)

Fingers crossed ... but good luck isn’t enough to keep Colm O’Gorman in the MasterChef kitchen

“Carry it like it’s a new born baby, not a f***ing pizza,” barked Andy McFadden, the Irishman at the helm of Michelin one-star restaurant Pied à Terre(...)

A bird in the hand ... Singer Mundy is the latest contestant to leave the Celebrity MasterChef kitchen

“Monday morning couldn’t guarantee that Monday evening you would still be here with me.” Singer-songwriter Mundy couldn’t have put it better himself a(...)

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