Laurie O’Flynn takes you through the essential CAO deadlines for 2020.
Tue, 07 Jan, 2020
A Cork student is preparing to pack down alongside a former Australia captain and South African international in the biggest match of his life.
Tue, 10 Dec, 2019
It's almost exactly 20 years since the famous moment was captured between Neasa Galwey and her dad Mick.
Fri, 06 Dec, 2019
Ireland’s first ‘Rainbow Housing’ initiative for students who live on campus has been launched at University of Limerick.
Fri, 16 Aug, 2019
Is any item more symbolic of our modern, disposable culture than the single-use coffee cup?
Thu, 08 Aug, 2019
Rory McIlroy left Pebble Beach Golf Links with his 20th top-10 finish at a major championship, but that was small consolation for the Northern Irishman.
Mon, 17 Jun, 2019
Amid a slow fashion trend, traditional and handwoven clothing is seeing a revival.
Mon, 15 Apr, 2019
“A victory for football” is how Billy Morgan described this latest Sigerson Cup final win, his fifth as a player or manager.
Thu, 21 Feb, 2019
Irish coach Graham Shaw rang the changes as they drew their first game since the World Cup - a scoreless tie against Chile.
Mon, 14 Jan, 2019
Ireland has changed for the better over the past years and referenda. And yet the gossip about one’s life choices endures. Why do we accept this? asks Anna O'Donoghue.
Mon, 14 Jan, 2019
What's more, there's a Tipperary link to River's defeated rivals Boca Juniors too.
Sun, 09 Dec, 2018
The things you find in university libraries are diverse and wonderful, writes. There are now so many academic journals that it is as good as impossible not to find an article relating to any given subject.
Fri, 28 Sep, 2018
Shock wasn’t the right word, nor could you say it was a huge surprise, so if anything Thomas Barr’s bronze medal at last night’s European Championships proved a delightful deliverance on his talent, an ode to his outstanding ability at the event they call the man-killer.
Fri, 10 Aug, 2018
Earth may be decades away from a climatic tipping point that triggers runaway global warming and threatens the future of humanity, scientists have warned.
Wed, 08 Aug, 2018
Hypatia, the first great female astronomer and mathematician, lived in Egypt in the 5th Century AD.
Mon, 29 Jan, 2018
Wounds such as cuts and burns heal approximately 60% faster if they happen during the day rather than at night, a study has found.
Fri, 10 Nov, 2017
Seven Irish novels are in contention for the world’s largest literary prize as the nominations for the International Dublin Literary Awards are revealed.
Tue, 07 Nov, 2017
A team of scientists from the University of Houston have developed a new type of electronic device which can be dissolved ‘through exposure to water molecules in the atmosphere.’
Tue, 12 Sep, 2017
Fri, 01 Sep, 2017
The huge North American ‘elk’ is also known as the ‘wapiti’ (‘white rump’ in the Cree language). It was treated as a race of the red deer until DNA analysis suggested that it be deemed a distinct species. The Japanese sika deer, introduced to Wicklow and Killarney, is a close relative.
Mon, 21 Aug, 2017
World leaders must be prepared to enact policies that put the planet’s health ahead of the national interest, says
Thu, 20 Jul, 2017
When Paul Dunne qualified for the US Open at Walton Heath, he insisted he wasn’t going to Erin Hills on a tourism trip.
Wed, 14 Jun, 2017
Battle lines have been drawn in Limerick over a decision by the City and County Council to give the go-ahead for a roadway linking Annacotty in the eastern suburbs to Parteen on the western side of the city.
Wed, 31 May, 2017
A SYMPOSIUM on how media covers mental health stories and suicide, organised by the journalism department at the University of Limerick yesterday, heard press ombudsman Seán Donlon argue that we cannot rely on social media, especially social media where output is filtered through an automated, conscience-free technological process rather than a human one, to understand the nuances of life’s tragedies and inevitable implosions.
Fri, 21 Apr, 2017
Pádraig Harrington admits he may need to undergo surgery on a troublesome shoulder injury to ensure he gets back to fitness in time for the Irish Open and the Open at Royal Birkdale.
Thu, 23 Feb, 2017
Research linking diabetes to infection has been described as the latest piece in the puzzle for scientists hoping to develop a cure for the disease.
Fri, 13 Jan, 2017
Fad diets are no good when it comes to long-term weight loss, writes.
Fri, 13 Jan, 2017
It is misleading to focus public health campaigns on tackling obesity by targeting fried food and fizzy drinks, according to scientists.
Wed, 11 Jan, 2017
Apartment owners in Longboat Quay last night agreed to accept a proposal to have the fire safety deficiencies in their Dublin dockland development addressed in order to avoid having to evacuate their homes by May.
Tue, 20 Dec, 2016
While racist groups have proliferated in the US for some time, the arrival of Donald Trump has emboldened them, writes
Sun, 11 Dec, 2016
HOW sports nutrition has changed. When ten-time All-Ireland hurling champion Henry Shefflin first started playing with Kilkenny, he used to make regular visits to the chipper after training.
Fri, 30 Sep, 2016
South African police have set off stun grenades and thrown tear gas at stone-throwing students from a leading university who were demonstrating for free education.
Wed, 21 Sep, 2016
Thu, 15 Sep, 2016
A go-fund-me page, set up to help the family of champion athlete Ailish Sheehan, who tragically passed away last Friday from injuries sustained in a fall, has raised nearly $10,000.
Mon, 12 Sep, 2016
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Mon, 22 Aug, 2016
Fri, 05 Aug, 2016
Thu, 21 Jul, 2016
A radical treatment that wipes out, and then regenerates, the immune system can halt aggressive multiple sclerosis (MS) and even reverse its symptoms, researchers claim.
Sat, 11 Jun, 2016
Golf is not a sport closely associated with academia but PGA Fellow Professional Jussi Pitkanen is hoping his studies will lead to structures being put in place to help more Irish amateurs make the giant leap into the tour ranks.
Tue, 31 May, 2016
Thu, 24 Mar, 2016
Memories lost to Alzheimer’s may be recoverable by stimulating nerve cells to grow new connections, a study has shown.
Fri, 18 Mar, 2016
The discovery of remains belonging to a previously unknown species of horse-sized dinosaur is shedding light on how Tyrannosaurus rex became one of Earth’s top predators, according to scientists.
Tue, 15 Mar, 2016