NUI Maynooth

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Chief medical officer Dr Tony Holohan and Prof Philip Nolan: ‘We may have reached a plateau’ but there remains ‘a delicate balance’ between suppression of the disease and the risk of it spiking again. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

The number of new cases of Covid-19 has plateaued and should start to fall shortly, according to research provided to the National Public Health Emerg(...)

‘It’s 00.53 am. I am exhausted. My body feels leaden, battered. But my mind, cruelly, is alert and vigilant.’ Photograph: Basak Gurbuz Derman

It’s 12.53am. I am exhausted. My body feels leaden, battered. But my mind, cruelly, is alert and vigilant. I’m scanning the horizon of my consciousnes(...)

Dr Tony Holohan and Prof Philip Nolan: There are now 2,910 cases of coronavirus in the Republic, and there have been a total of 54 deaths. Photograph:Gareth Chaney

Restrictive Government measures are having an “enormous effect” in reducing the number of new cases of coronavirus, according to the academic tasked w(...)

Brian Pennie: ‘I was such a mediocre drug dealer.’ Photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times.

Every morning psychology lecturer and author Brian Pennie wakes up very early and does five things: “meditation, affirmation, visualisation, inner chi(...)

Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran   in flood water in Athlone, Co  Westmeath. Photograph:  Brian Lawless/PA Wire

“Job done,” said the Minister for Flood Relief, striding from the swollen waters of the Shannon. “I’m drownded f***in’ wet though.” For a politician(...)

President Michael D Higgins with Jemin Joseph, Monika Kucharczyk, Confidence Onweke, Adelina Hmelevska and Megan Fleming at the climate change conference A Just Transition in Maynooth University on Thursday. Photograph: Maxwell

President Michael D Higgins has said he flies commercially and takes the train to events when possible, in a bid to reduce his carbon footprint. Spea(...)

Darren O’Reilly (opposition) and  Sylvia Julius (proposition) during The Irish Times Debate 2020 semi-final at Maynooth University. The motion was:  ‘this house believes that eco-terrorism is morally justified’. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Irish students have always approached competitive debating in a slightly different way from the rest of the world. Our best speakers are gifted in com(...)

Citizens’ Assembly chairwoman Catherine Day said the session on Saturday was to get people to ‘think how much gender stereotyping is inside all of us whether we know it or not’. File photograph: Catherine Day

Citizens’ Assembly chairwoman Catherine Day has suggested that the public may be more liberal on the issue of gender equality than might be expected. (...)

Sinn Féin president Mary Lou McDonald takes part in the final TV leaders’ debate at the RTÉ studios in Dublin. Photograph: Niall Carson/AFP via Getty Images

Question: Do carbon taxes reduce emissions, and have they done so in Ireland? Who is making the claim? On Tuesday night’s RTÉ leaders’ debate, Sinn(...)

 Rev Prof Declan Marmion, Dean of the Faculty of Theology at St Patrick’s College, Maynooth, Rev Prof Michael Mullaney, president,  and Rev Dr Tomás Surlis,  pro-rector of the seminary at Saint Patrick’s College, Maynooth. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

It is said that (mad) King George III remarked, on the opening in 1795 of St Patrick’s College, Maynooth (“a popish college”), that the event grieved (...)

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