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One of Dr Barry’s ‘golden rules’ is to try and get everyone who’s depressed to exercise for 30 minutes a day

With the State exams on the horizon, taking time out to exercise every day may be seen as a waste of good study time, but flexing those muscles or jus(...)

Maynooth University’s “turn to teaching” programme seeks to address barriers faced by marginalised students in entering teaching. Photograph: Eric Luke

Hundreds of people from marginalised backgrounds will be supported to join a teaching profession which has been criticised for being too “white, femal(...)

DIT campus at Grangegorman:  substantial European Investment Bank borrowings are funding the next phase. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The European Union’s statistics agency has confirmed that hundreds of millions of euro in borrowings by Irish universities should remain off the Gover(...)

The cast of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, it’s no Jesse James Meets Frankenstein’s Daughter.

Over the last few weeks, if you went among the film community, you’d find critics, distributors and exhibitors mouthing certain apparently unrelated w(...)

Any  person who turns 18 on or before May 25th can register, and has the right to vote in the upcoming referendum. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Four national youth organisations have advised young people to ensure they are on the voting register before the May 8th deadline so they can vote in (...)

A drinker consuming a low-risk level of alcohol on a weekly basis is equivalent to almost an additional day’s calories. Photograph: Getty Images/iStock

Unlike most other consumable products sold in Ireland, alcohol producers are currently not obliged to list contents, ingredients or nutritional values(...)

The Wailing Mooncalf’s role as friend to the alt-right fanatic guarantees its place in the contemporary linguistic bestiary

Apparently, Google is altering its software to allow users quicker access to emojis. Depress just two keys and you will bring up a pile of poo. Depres(...)

Rape and pregnancy: sexual violence occurs in every country. Ireland is no different in that regard. Where we are different is in how we treat women and girls who become pregnant as a result of rape. File photograph: iStock

Sexual violence is a brutal act, regardless of where it happens and who it happens to – there is no typical victim or typical scenario. The one thing (...)

Government Chief Whip and Minister of State for the Irish Language Joe McHugh, Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe, Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Josepha Madigan and Taoiseach Leo Varadkar during an announcement of spending on culture, language and heritage in Dublin on Tuesday. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Speaking at an announcement of State spending on culture and language in Dublin on Tuesday, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar noted that “deep in our souls we al(...)

Efrem Gidey from Eritrea, a fifth-year student at Le Chéile Secondary School in Tyrellstown, Dublin, was praised for his “courage and dedication”. Photograph: Kevin McFeely

An Eritrean student who came to Ireland from a refugee camp in Calais, France has been recognised for his sporting ability after winning the all-Irela(...)

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