‘Remember, the Covid-19 pandemic and the public health restrictions do not mean that anyone has to stay in a situation of domestic violence,’ says Prof Brendan D Kelly, co-author of a new report

“Domestic violence is a crime, and no one deserves to feel controlled, threatened, be assaulted or to live in fear.” That is the view of consultant p(...)

Companies,  including Stripe, Intercom and Workday,   are partnering with UL for its new immersive software engineering programme, which starts   in 2022.

Some of the best known tech companies in the State have teamed up with the University of Limerick (UL) for a new and radically different computer scie(...)

More Irish companies  have embraced technology as a means of surviving the pandemic

Irish small and medium-sized businesses may still lag their European counterparts in terms of technology adoption, but the Covid crisis is helping to (...)

Ninety-one  newly commissioned officers in the Defence Forces celebrate after receiving their commissions at Dublin Castle. File photograph: Aidan Crawley

This week Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney, who also doubles up as Minister for Defence, received an anonymous letter from someone who signe(...)

President Michael D Higgins’s 2019 state visit to Germany was such a success that his German counterpart (and Rory Gallagher fan) Frank Walter Steinmeier, right, was all set to return the visit last year – warp speed in diplomatic terms – until the virus intervened. Photograph: Maxwell’s

Dublin’s bilateral relationships with London and Berlin are like two very different children. London is the eldest: used to getting its way and able t(...)

The researchers wanted to test if interleukin-6 and c-reactive protein  may explain how our personality traits are related to how long we live. Photograph: iStock

The immune system plays a role in the link between personality traits and long-term risk of death, new research led by the University of Limerick (UL)(...)

George Salmon, provost of Trinity College Dublin from 1888 to 1904. He was fiercely opposed to the admission of female students to the university. Photograph: Frank Miller

It’s more than a century since the former provost of Trinity College Dublin George Salmon is reputed to have said: “Over my dead body will women enter(...)

 Maria Syed: “For me the hijab is a source of pride. I’m covering up because I want to.”  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Maria Syed was 11 years old when she started wearing the hijab. She had grown up watching all the women in her family wear the headscarf and was excit(...)

Prof Conor McCarthy of Confirm, SFI’s smart manufacturing research centre at University of Limerick. Photograph: Sean Curtin/True Media

Securing Ireland’s place at the front rank of advanced manufacturing globally is the overarching objective of Confirm, the SFI research centre in smar(...)

The biggest contributory factor for children being drawn into crime was being allowed out unsupervised at night, Garda junior liason officers said. Photograph: iStock

Criminal gangs are recruiting and exploiting children as young as 11 in all parts of the Republic by offering them alcohol, drugs and “status”, a majo(...)

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