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A street party in Limerick city which, locals say, was attended by hundreds of students.

There has been plenty of tough talking from third-level colleges when it comes to taking a zero tolerance approach to Covid-19 breaches by students. (...)

Aoife Price is a PhD studentt at NUI Galway.  She was diagnosed with dyslexia as a child. Photograph: Patrick Browne

Education can be rigid. People with disabilities often miss out on learning and employment opportunities – not because they lack any ability but becau(...)

Exposure to radon, a radioactive gas that can be found in the air or trapped in buildings, increases the risk of lung cancer. File photograph: Shutterstock

Ireland’s residential retrofitting programme should ensure ventilation is carefully considered to avoid an increase in levels of the naturally-occurri(...)

Dr Brian Moore co-founder and CEO of Orreco, at Knocknarea Arena, Sligo. ‘We want to be the go-to place if you are looking for suggestions around your training or health, no matter at what level you are.’ Photograph: The Irish Times/James Connolly

Orreco might have some way to go before it becomes as recognisable a brand as Fitbit or Peloton, but that is where its ambitions lie. And having land(...)

The conference was told that Eirgrid would be implementing measures to increase the security of Irish electricity supply. File photograph: Getty

Cutting Ireland’s carbon emissions by half over the next decade will be immensely challenging but it is achievable, according to Minister for the Envi(...)

The report, on technological change and the legal sector, also warned that artificial intelligence (AI) software designed to introduce efficiencies in the justice system could ‘learn’ to discriminate in ways that are illegal. Photograph: iStock

Remote court hearings, which have come to “rapid and unexpected prominence” as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, “fall short of the full experience o(...)

Secondary schools are due to close to all students on May 28th – a week early – to allow teachers to complete this calculated grade process. Photograph: iStock

Students’ Leaving Cert results may be permanently withheld if there is evidence that teachers are being canvassed to improve their calculated grades. (...)

Aaron Hannon’s company Luminate Medical has developed a medical device designed to prevent hair loss during chemotherapy

Covid may have ramped up the challenges of getting a new business going, but it hasn’t dampened the drive of five young entrepreneurs who have pushed (...)

An email issued to students on Friday informed them of a number of positive cases among the student body. Photograph: Getty

A surge in Covid-19 cases among the student body in NUI Galway has caused concern among the University community and the wider locality. The Health P(...)

Minister for Justice Helen McEntee says  this current review is timely.  Photograph Nick Bradshaw

State security laws underpinning the operation of the Special Criminal Court are to be subject to a major review, details of which were announced on T(...)

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