Mary Harney

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The  test was initially made available to almost 700 women in Ireland and a national study showed 58 per cent of this group did not need chemotherapy. Photograph: Getty

The increased availability of a genetic test for breast cancer is ensuring much better outcomes for women in Ireland with the disease and bringing maj(...)

 Des  Fitzgerald who will step down as president of the University of Limerick. Photograph: Alan Place

University of Limerick president Dr Des Fitzgerald is to step down from the role after just three years in charge because of personal health concerns (...)

THE GREEN PARTY MAY BE ENTERING GOVERNMENT WITH TWO PARTNERS, WHO HAPPEN TO BE FIERCE POLITICAL RIVALS. THIS NOVEL PARTNERSHIP COULD TAKE SOME GETT(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has acknowledged that we can borrow very cheaply to spend more now, but at some stage the cost of borrowing could rise, potentially quite suddenly and significantly. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The nine scariest words in the English language, former US president Ronald Reagan declared in 1986, were: “I’m from the government and I’m here to he(...)

Dr Mary Harney: The unveiling of newly commissioned portraits in  Trinity are  part of the Hist250 anniversary celebrations. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

A series of portraits celebrating some of the most prominent members of Trinity College Dublin’s College Historical Society, known as the “Hist”, were(...)

The Irish Times Debate 2020: Team champions Aislinn Carty and Eoghan Quinn of TCD Phil and individual winner Rachael Mullally of UCD Law. Photograph: Bryan Meade

Trinity College Dublin students Eoghan Quinn and Aislinn Carty were crowned team champions of the 60th Irish Times Debate competition at the event’s g(...)

The Irish Times debate semi-final at UCD in 1966.

It was January 1960. Seán Lemass had recently taken over from de Valera. The arrival of television was just around the corner. The Catholic Church’s v(...)

Ted Kennedy at the Hist, 1970

During a meeting of Trinity’s College Historical Society on Wednesday March 1st, 1961, the British peer, Lord Windlesham, admitted that apartheid was (...)

Mairead O’Leary from UCD LawSoc speaks during the semi-final of the Irish Times Debate 2019-2020 in the cadets’ mess at the  Curragh Camp. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

Speakers from Trinity College Dublin and the Solicitors’ Apprentice Debating Society of Ireland (Sadsi) have secured the last three places in the 60th(...)

Former minister for health Mary Harney: showed real leadership in reorganisation of cancer services, in spite of significant local opposition. Photograph: James Horan/Collins

The transfer of responsibility for climate change in 2016 from the Department of the Environment and Local Government to the former department of comm(...)

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