Some DIT staff have objected to the use of Shell money at a recent staff meeting. Photograph: Dara MacDonaill

An innovative new art degree, to be part-funded by Shell, is causing controversy among staff at two third-level colleges. The proposed new visual art (...)

President Michael D Higgins chatting with Milliner/designer Philip Treacy who were conferred with Honorary Fellowships from GMIT at a ceremony in Galway yesterday. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

THE European Union is not “significantly reflecting the best interests of its citizens”, President Michael D (...)

New innovator

In 1995, businessman Frank Forde came up with an idea for a device to prevent chimney fires. The system won a national innovation award and wen(...)

Humpback whale lunge feeding - photo by Conor Ryan of the IWDG (Irish Whale and Dolphin Group).

European fisheries ministers might not relish the idea, but new research suggests that whales may be entitled to a stake in the management cert(...)

Cormac Handy from Clara, Co Offaly, pictured in 2001 at the National Lottery where he collected his winnings £3,320,243. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A £3.3 million (€4.2 million) lottery winner, who acted as a guarantor for an unpaid loan with Ulster Bank, claimed he could only afford to re(...)

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