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Kerry’s own Jessie Buckley in I’m Thinking of Ending Things. Photograph: Netflix

Savour canny acquisitions and ambitious original productions. And catch the classics while you can. They may not be there next month. There h(...)

Young Scientist co-founder Dr Tony Scott with two first-year students from Loreto Foxrock at the Young Scientist event launch in 2017. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The benefits of the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition (BTYSTE) go far beyond the classroom or the school science lab, according to cofoun(...)

Tom Cruise speaks at the Top Gun: Maverick panel during 2019 Comic-Con International at San Diego Convention Center on Thursday. Photograph:  Kevin Winter/Getty Images

When Top Gun: Maverick emerges next June, 34 years will have elapsed since the release of Tony Scott’s original film. If a similarly delayed sequel we(...)

Simon Meehan and his science teacher, Karina Lyne. Much of the criticism  for the winner came from people passing judgment on a piece of sound science that had hallmarks of brilliance, even though they had not read it

The court of social media put Ireland’s much-celebrated and internationally-renowned Young Scientist competition in the dock this week with accusation(...)

Channel 4 News presenter Jon Snow: ‘The trouble is Trump has captured the whole concept of fake news and is adding to it’. File photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

Channel 4 broadcaster Jon Snow has said he cannot recall a more challenging time for journalism than now due to being in “the accordion of agony which(...)

Science: Making a better world

The success of the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition is a telling indicator of the health of Irish science. Participation is a reliable pre(...)

A picture taken at the Eagles of Death Metal gig at The Bataclan Theatre in Paris  a few moments before the attacks. Photograph: Marion Ruszniewski/AFP/Getty Images

Survivors of Friday night’s terror attacks at the Bataclan Theatre in Paris have taken to Facebook to recount their experiences. Eighty-nine people we(...)

BT Young Scientist: find an innovative idea with a tight focus, for a spot at the RDS. Photograph: Colm Mahady

The deadline for applying for the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition is September 29th. Last year there were more than 2,000 entries fo(...)

Dr Tony Scott’s grandson Harry (5), dressed up as an astronaut to launch the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition at the RDS, which is runs until Saturday. Photograph: Shane O’Neill/Fennells

Have you ever wondered whether earthworms react to music? Or whether Ireland could become a major world supplier of bugs as a food export? Or how to (...)

A new commemorative stamp recognises the contribution of the 51st BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition, which opens in the RDS on Wednesday. Photograph: Shane O’Neill / Fennells

An post has issued a commemorative stamp to honour the annual BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition.Now in its 51st year, the event in Dublin w(...)

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