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The sixth biannual EuroNanoForum – which takes place in Dublin this week – is set to “showcase Ireland as a hotbed of nanotechnology research, innovat(...)

Scales of Justice: The task of settling on an appropriate punishment, taking into account the unique circumstances of a given case and of the people involved, can be complex and difficult

Sentencing is not an exact science. The task of settling on an appropriate punishment, taking into account the unique circumstances of a given case an(...)

We benefit much more from clean air, pure water, good food, exercise and strong communities than we do from hospitals, medicines and clinics. Yet dis(...)

How assured can anyone be that a written will ultimately expresses the intention of the deceased? Wills may be written with legal advice on sheets of(...)

Judicial researchers with the Courts Service (from left) Jane Murphy, Michelle Lynch, Katharine O Cathaoir and Lisa Scott picutred in the Judges Library in Dublin.photograph: aidan crawley

Amid the lofty stacks of files and folders that judges are forever rifling through on the bench, there’s one that many of them hold especially dear. I(...)

Tim Willoughby: "We didn't have the money we used to have and saw open-source packages could do the job of proprietary software at a fraction of the cost."

There is an argument that budget cuts and reduced resources inspire fresh ideas; that austerity can actually drive innovation. Sceptics, however, migh(...)

“It’s fair to say that people have a real interest in how the human body works,” says Pocket Anatomy CEO Mark Campbell, and whether you’re a doctor, n(...)

 “Irish people have an upward bias in their responses [and] so always profess higher satisfaction and well-being than other nations. Whether this reflects the reality is another issue,” says  Prof Richard Layte of the ESRI.  Photograph: Davd Sleator

It has been one of the paradoxes of the economic collapse that Irish people continue to report high levels of life satisfaction at odds with the narra(...)

Siobhan Powell (29) from Wexford: the HSE has told her family that the only residential option available for Siobhan is in a nursing home for older people

Health authorities are offering people with disabilities beds in institutions such as nursing homes, despite official policies which promote care in t(...)

Two college students arrested on suspicion of computer hacking have been charged with criminal damage to the Fine Gael party website.Darren Martyn (21(...)

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