Dr Bruce Martin: “A big part of what we are doing is helping to link the students up with researchers who are working on cutting-edge technologies”

Graduates of the UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School’s MSc in innovation, entrepreneurship and design gain more than a much sought-after Smur(...)

The Baptism of St Patrick: Harry Clarke’s stained-glass art is deeply questioning. St Patrick is haggard and weary; the image seems to invite us to wonder about his anxiety and about what would come after him

A room in the Bapst Art Library at Boston College has a rather extraordinary double stained glass window. Boston College is a Jesuit institution, and (...)

Human figures with deep emotional expression: the work of Wilhelmina Geddes

The work of stained-glass artist Wilhelmina Geddes (1887-1955) is reaching more and more people as a result of the new book on her life and work by N(...)

Collaboration: ‘Plumage’, by Love & Robots, in association with Niamh Lunny of the Abbey Theatre. Photograph: Love & Robots

Taking stock of the Year of Irish Design 2015, what was it for and what did it do? Doubtless, almost as an act of design itself, ID2015 gathered, mat(...)

HSE had requested, with the permission of Minister for Health Leo Varadkar, that it  take “specific measures” in order to achieve compliance with the Act. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Health Service Executive (HSE) has become the first State body to be deemed non- compliant with legislation governing the participation of people (...)

John Coyle: April 19th, 1928-December 7th, 2016. Photograph: Amelia Stein
Obituary: John Coyle
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  • January 14, 2016, 06:00

The artist John Coyle, who has died aged 88, was known as an accomplished representational painter who worked in a low-key, realist vein. A quiet, m(...)

The institutions include  Dundalk IT, Waterford IT, Letterkenny IT and Galway Mayo IT – as well as the National College of Art and Design (NCAD) in Dublin. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

At least five third-level institutions across Ireland are in financially vulnerable positions as they struggle to cope with cuts in State funding and (...)

Áine Divine painting Ian McKellen

In a world full of smartphones, selfies and Instagram moments, why would anyone take the time and trouble to draw or paint a portrait? The answer is,(...)

Girls outperformed boys in 25 out of 32 subjects at higher level and in all but one subject at ordinary level. Above, students celebrate getting their results, at Coláiste Íosagáin, Stillorgan, Co Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

A GOOD YEAR FOR . . . Girls They outperformed boys in 25 out of 32 subjects at higher level and in all but one subject – applied maths – at ordin(...)

NCAD: The college has been criticised by the Comptroller and Auditor General. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The board of the financially-troubled National College of Art and Design (NCAD) is due to meet on Friday to discuss the recruitment of a new director (...)

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