Temple Street Children’s University Hospital in Dublin: Some families are using its emergency department as a primary care service. File photograph: Eric Luke

Homeless children are twice as likely to require emergency hospitalisation and have a higher risk of scabies, obesity, scalds, abuse and sexually tran(...)

University College Dublin, which has the largest campus residences in the country, recorded 191 unauthorised gatherings in the period. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

More than 300 unauthorised gatherings and parties were recorded on university campus residences in the first semester of the academic year, new figure(...)

Minister for Climate Eamon Ryan will consider points raised by climate experts on the wording of the Climate Bill. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Minister for Environment, Climate and Communications Eamon Ryan will consider points raised by climate experts on the wording of the Climate Bill “to (...)

Leading climate experts have warned the  Government about  “a fundamental flaw” in the Climate Bill.  Photograph: Ben Curtis/PA

Leading climate experts have written to the Government to warn of “a fundamental flaw” in the Climate Bill, which means a commitment to halve emission(...)

The Irish Times Debate is taking place online this year. File photograph: Alan Betson

Speakers from Trinity College Dublin (TCD) and the Solicitors’ Apprentice Debating Society of Ireland (Sadsi) were named the winners of the Irish Time(...)

Prof Linda Doyle

Trinity College Dublin has elected Professor Linda Doyle as the first female provost to lead the university in its 429-year history. She will be the (...)

The all-female shortlist for Trinity College Dublin’s next provost includes Prof Linda Doyle, dean of research; Prof Linda Hogan, a theologian and former vice-provost; and Prof Jane Ohlmeyer, a high-profile historian. Photograph: iStock

Trinity College Dublin will unveil the first female provost to lead the university in its 429-year history on Saturday afternoon. About 860 full-time(...)

For the first time in its 429-year history, Trinity College Dublin,  Ireland’s oldest university, will elect a female leader. Photograph: iStock

This weekend will mark a momentous occasion in the history of Trinity College Dublin. For the first time in its 429-year history, Ireland’s oldest uni(...)

Leo Varadkar  considers it timely to review collective bargaining and the industrial relations landscape in Ireland. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

It is timely now to review the country’s industrial relations landscape given legal challenges to parts of the existing system and international devel(...)

 David Stifter, Professor  of Old Irish at Maynooth University, favours the argument for the origin of the name Tadhg as deriving from a word meaning “badger”.

Writing about the name Tadhg last week, I suggested it derived from an Irish word meaning “poet” or “storyteller”. That’s the usual theory, and an und(...)

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