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New RIA members (from left): Nobel Laureate John O’Keefe, Olivia O’Leary and Diarmaid Ferriter. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

The Royal Irish Academy (RIA) is to establish a new academy for Ireland’s leading young researchers in the sciences and humanities. It will provide (...)

All the existing buildings on the St Peter’s Bakery site are planned for demolition, except the early 20th century offices which face on to Parnell Street. Image: Google Maps

Plans for five blocks of student accommodation up to eight storeys high on Dublin’s Parnell Street are facing opposition over the partial demolition o(...)

Prof Peter Kennedy, president of the Royal Irish Academy with the recipients of the academy’s gold medals, sponsored by the Higher Education Authority, architectural historian, Prof Kathleen James-Chakraborty and astrophysicist, Prof Stephen J Smartt. Photograph: Johnny Bambury

Architectural historian Kathleen James-Chakraborty and astrophysicist Stephen J Smartt have been awarded Royal Irish Academy gold medals – the honour (...)

 Conor Phelan’s Jump Juice  at the Irish Cruiser Racing Association National Championships 2017 in Crosshaven, Co Cork. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

As the first of two Irish Sailing All-Ireland Sailing Championships gets under way this weekend, the senior event at Lough Ree Yacht Club will have a (...)

New members admitted to the Royal Irish Academy, pictured outside the academy on Dawson Street, Dublin. Photograph: John Ohle

The Government’s Brexit Strategy should seek to preserve the closest possible research links between Ireland and the UK, according to the president of(...)

John Murray had hidden 10 grammes of heroin worth €1,700 in a teddy bear at his home in Co Cork. Stock photograph: Getty Images

A 30-year-old drug dealer who hid a stash of heroin worth €1,700 inside a teddy bear has been jailed for 30 months after he admitted having the drug t(...)

With the William Rowan Hamilton-inspired trophy for the US Ireland Research Innovation Awards were (from left): Mark Redmond, American Chamber; Laura Mahoney, Royal Irish Academy; Stephen Masterson, Ulster Bank and Anna Scally, KPMG.

A carbon-free electricity network for an American state, a low cost international money transfer system, faster drug development technologies, and ad(...)

A stock image of the RNLI Penlee lifeboat.  Photograph: RNLI/Nigel Millard/PA Wire

A Naval Service diving team is en route from Cork to north Mayo today to assist in the search for missing lobster fisherman Daniel Doherty. Mr Dohert(...)

Minister for Enterprise Richard Bruton with American Chamber chief executive Mark Redmond and RIA executive director Laura Mahoney at the launch of the inaugural US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards

The inaugural US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards will be presented this Friday, May 15th, at the American Chamber of Commerce annual dinner in the (...)

Mark Redmond, chief executive of the  American Chamber, says 700 US companies employ 130,000 workers in Ireland. Picture Nick Bradshaw

Fifteen companies and higher education institutions have been shortlisted for the inaugural US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards.The awards are a jo(...)

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