Editor of The Irish Times Paul O’Neill (left) presents awards to The Irish Times Debate team winners Chikemka Abuchi-Ogbonda (centre left) and Rí Anumudu, and individual speaker Gabrielle Fullam of the TCD Historical Society (right). Debate chair Liam Herrick is also pictured. Photograph: John Ohle

Maynooth University students Rí Anumudu and Chikemka Abuchi Debate finalists Rí Anumudu (left) and Chikemka Abuchi-Ogbonda (both Maynooth U(...)

The final will feature 12 speeches and each finalist will speak for 7 minutes. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell/The Irish Times

The livestream begins at 7.15pm on Saturday 17 July. Click here (or paste the following address into your browser https://youtu.be/-YPT2oUKiMA) to vie(...)

Motion 20 stipulated (in hurling) both the award of a penalty and a sin binning when a player deprives an opponent of a goal-scoring opportunity by committing one of three specified infractions. File photograph: Inpho

The GAA has voted to accept new penalties for cynical fouling. After an intense debate, the motion was carried by 168-108 or 61-39 per cent. Motion (...)

Adam Kelly, a fifth year student from Skerries Community College, is the overall winner at SciFest 2018 Photograph: Keith Arkins

Large-scale quantum computers are set to be the next frontier in advanced computing but they are not yet widely available, which means there is a requ(...)

Dayna Kearney,  from Crossneen, Co Carlow,  at Naas Circuit Criminal Court, where her trial continues. Photograph:  Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin

One of the wheels of a car that was involved in a fatal collision claiming the lives of four women was flat at the time of impact, a trial has heard. (...)

AuriGen Medical founders Tony O’Halloran, chief technology officer, and chief executive John Thompson at their office in NUI Galway. Photograph: Aengus McMahon

Galway company AuriGen Medical has won European Union funding to develop a medical device to help patients manage an irregular heartbeat. Persistent (...)