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Adam and David King  at the family home in  Cork. Photograph:  Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Adam King and his 'virtual hug' became a symbol of hope for many after his apperance on The Late Late Toy Show and is now the inspir(...)

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos stepped down as chief executive of the company on Monday to spend more time with his spaceships. Photograph: Sajjad Hussain/AFP

Jeff Bezos has done what everybody has dreamed of doing on a Monday: quit his job. He wants to go travelling – again, highly relatable. Why be chief (...)

Dublin at night as seen from the International Space Station, spring 2013. Photograph: Chris Hadfield

A new, Irish-language brochure about European Space Agency (Gníomhaireacht Spáis na hEorpa) activities is helping to make Ireland’s involvement with s(...)

Adam King shot to fame when he held up a paper heart with ‘A hug for you’ written across it on the Late Late Toy Show. Photograph: Andres Poveda/PA

Taoiseach Micheál Martin has sent a letter to a six-year-old boy who warmed people’s hearts with his “virtual hug”. Adam King from Cork, who has brit(...)

Adam King from Cork  explained his drawing of a ‘virtual hug’ when he appeared on the RTÉ Late Late Toy Show recently. Photograph: Andres Poveda.

The little boy whose virtual hug went all over the country after he appeared on the Late Late Toy Show is set to see it travel all over the world in t(...)

Adam King from Cork (age 6) appeared on RTÉ Late Late Toy Show. Photograph: Andres Poveda

Former astronaut Commander Chris Hadfield has turned up on The Late Late Show to surprise six-year-old Adam King. Adam, who has brittle bones, was on(...)

 Adam King (6) from Cork  on The Late Late Toy Show on Friday. Photograph: Andres Poveda

A little boy who dreams of space travel has turned into a star and attracted the attention of the global space community after a stellar appearance on(...)

Green tea Taoiseach Micheál Martin was sorely disappointed with Nphet but determined to move on in a renewed spirit of working together for the sake of the nation. File photograph: The Irish Times

Their approach to business may have been different but there was no doubt this week that the Taoiseach and Tánaiste were fuming over Sunday night’s le(...)

A view of Earth from the International Space Station on March 20th. Photograph: @Space_Station / Twitter

Skygazers will get more chances over the coming days to see the International Space Station (ISS) as it passes over Irish skies. Many were left disap(...)

KEEPING CALM, KEEPING ACTIVE 1: Chill out with Ten Percent Happier Live We are living in anxiety-inducing times and it is vital that we take care of(...)

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