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The Royal College of Surgeons Ireland (RCSI) has been formally authorised to use the title of ‘university’ for the first time in 235 years. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The Royal College of Surgeons Ireland (RCSI) has been formally authorised to use the title of “university” for the first time in 235 years. The insti(...)

Mystify: Michael Hutchence. Image: Steve Pyke/Dogwoof

The filmmaker Richard Lowenstein remembers the first time he met Michael Hutchence. It was 1984 and the director was, as he puts it, “a pale, lemon-su(...)

Prof Didier Queloz of Cambridge University at a press conference in London after he jointly won the 2019 Nobel Prize for Physics. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Canadian-American cosmologist James Peebles and Swiss scientists Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz won the 2019 Nobel Prize for Physics on Tuesday for wo(...)

Hundreds of teachers and special needs assistants will be hired over the coming year under measures contained in Budget 2020. File photograph: David Sleator

Hundreds of teachers and special needs assistants will be hired over the coming year to meet the needs of our growing school population. Overall, the(...)

“With so many opportunities available, it’s important you have a look at what you really want to be doing and go there first and see how it goes . . . There is no need to be applying for every role there is.” Photograph: iStock

There has never been a better time to be a graduate, with the country almost at full employment and plenty of opportunities available to those startin(...)

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 (...)