Pat Barry

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University College Cork  ranked ninth-best university in the world on the UI Green Metric  sustainability index. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Sustainability has become a buzzword in universities around the world as third-level institutions write sustainability strategies and policies into th(...)

Arup’s BIQ building in Hamburg has a bioreactor façade or photosynthetic curtain which uses microalgae to control light, provide shade from the sun and generate heat for hot water or internal heating.

Some scientists spend years manipulating and analysing microscopic biological, chemical or physical interactions in the hope of seeing something new t(...)

The layout consists of a terrace of four gable-fronted houses and the pair of longer, thin houses on Kelly’s Avenue and six houses to the rear.

Given the current housing crisis in Dublin, with so many people living on the edge, few could be happier than the social housing tenants who recently (...)

The west Clare man pleaded guilty to the sexual assault of two of his nieces.

A 77-year old man, who lured his six-year-old niece with the promise of biscuits to his home, where he sexually assaulted her, has avoided a jail term(...)

Joe Lynch in a classic pose as Dinny Byrne in TV series Glenroe. File photograph: RTÉ

As principal writer of two hugely popular television series based in rural Ireland, Wesley Burrowes had an unlikely background. He was a Northern Pr(...)

Leading the way: BedZed, a zero-carbon-emission ecovillage in London. Photograph: Gamma-Rapho/Getty

As we digest the warnings and promises from the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris, there is one industry that is poised for major change in Irelan(...)

Two men, who took turns to beat a father of four with a crowbar so badly that he thought he was going to die, have been jailed for five and six years (...)

Pat Barry was arrested at  a Republican Sinn Féin commemoration in Bodenstown, Co Kildare. Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

A man arrested at a Republican Sinn Féin commemoration who went on to assault a detective garda and “took a hold” of his pistol has lost an appeal aga(...)