Sarah Doyle

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Martin Keating: “Further education can be a great stepping stone into college, or a worthwhile education in its own right.”

Close, but not quite there. The past few days would have been a tough time for students who missed out on their CAO choice. But there are many student(...)

Newborn babies do not respond optimally to most vaccines due to their immature immune system. Photograph: Nicole S Young/E+/Getty

Irish scientists have discovered a distinct immune response system in newborn babies, which could lead to a reduction in the age at which vaccines can(...)

TUI general secretary  John McGabhann: he said  members should tell politicians that neither they nor their families would support any election candidate or party until pay equality for recently-recruited teachers was secured :

Delegates attending the Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) annual conference gave a standing ovation to a group of teachers appointed after 2011 who tol(...)

 Pictured at the Irish Research Council announcement were: (l to r) Prof Ursula Kilkelly, member of the council; Richard Bruton TD, Minister for Education and Skills; Laureate awardee, Dr Dawn Walsh, University College Dublin and Laureate awardee and  Dr Larisa Florea, Dublin City University.  Photograph: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland

The Government has moved to substantially increase “frontier research” by allocating €30 million to third level institutions in 36 projects approved b(...)

More power: This was the first time I sat in a room and felt the very real power of a group of women supporting each other

This week I attended an empowered women workshop. With International Women’s Day just around the corner, and new adventures on the horizon, it felt li(...)

“Self-help books are  an industry, and the author is earning a livelihood. They are selling a hot topic, and often an extreme of something.”

Many years ago, after a break-up, a well-meaning friend gave me a book about embracing single life and finding empowerment within. I’ll admit to nev(...)

Floral print shirt by Issey Miyake from ‘me Issey Miyake Cauliflower, 2016’ collection.

In a remote part of west Mayo in the early 1980s, an old lace-making school that had been converted into a knitting factory was making sweaters for Ke(...)

Ryan Tubridy on the set of the Late Late Toy Show. Is it true that we all want a child to throw Ryan Tubridy off with the occasional swear word? Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

In advance of The Late Late Toy Show this Friday, Irish Times Abroad asked readers overseas to tell us about how they feel about the show which has b(...)

The launch of Inner city Enterprise (ICE), which aims to create employment for the long-term unemployed, in 2013. File photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

When Matt Toman was asked to prove his dedication to the movie business he jumped on a plane for Los Angeles, met some producers and came back with a (...)

Where better to photograph fashion’s spring foliage than among the lush floral displays in the Victorian splendour of the Dublin Flower and Fruit M(...)

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