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Public spending has been targeted at the cross-city Luas connection, a project which is estimated to cost about €375 million.   This will link the green and red lines, along with proving a northbound service to O’Connell Street, Grangegorman and Cabra. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

More than €225 million of taxpayers’ money has been spent on transport projects for the Dublin area which have been shelved as a result of the economi(...)

A large back-lit image of the Large Hadron Collider at the Science Museum in London. Photograph: Peter MacDiarmid/Getty

I left school knowing some French, a bit of Latin, how to do buttonhole stitch and how to iron a man’s shirt. But no science. Which is why, when I wen(...)

There has been a significant fall in activity in established areas such as shipping, maritime transport, marine tourism and marine manufacturing

Ireland’s “ocean economy” has been valued at €1.2 billion in a report published today.Emerging marine industries have grown, while there has been a si(...)

 A Luas train / tram on Benburb Street in North inner city Dublin. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien / The Irish Times.

Luas operator Transdev celebrated the 30millionth Luas passenger this morning, with the award of an annual pass to a 19-year-old Co Tipperary woman, a(...)

University College Dublin had a busy and extremely productive week in China last week. The headline event of the visit was signing a deal to set up UC(...)

Overall winner James Curry, a PhD history student,answers a question from the audience at the THREESIS competition final at An Taibhdhearc Theatre in Galway. Looking on are finalists Dr Su-Ming Khoo, a lecturer in the School of Political Science and Sociology, NUIG, and Joanne Kennedy, a PhD student. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy/The Irish Times.

Who won the newspaper cartoon war in 1913? What are “orphaned” public goods? These and other compelling questions were the focus of an unusual contes(...)

Plum-sized: the lesser horseshoe bat. Illustration: Michael Viney

Some old mineshafts in the west feel much more like caves: they are adits driven into rocky hillsides in the hope of striking silver or lead. One I re(...)

UCD’s Professor Barry Smyth will lead the new Insight research centre

The establishment of a new national data analytics research centre, Insight, will lead to the creation of 300 new jobs. The centre, which was formally(...)

The 100-year-old Galway town hall photograph, which  presents  a ‘who’s who’ of the 1916 Rising

A “who’s who” of Irish revolutionaries is captured in a 1913 photograph taken in Galway – and found in a family attic almost a century later.Half of t(...)

Ivana Bacik
What Mandela meant to me
  • Africa
  • December 6, 2013, 13:50

Ivana Bacik Senator and academicI think Nelson Mandela has had an immense impact on the world. He has been a shining example of the power of forgivene(...)

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