Organisation: Irish Research Council
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Dozens of far-right social media accounts are operated from Ireland, and some have as many as 40,000 followers. They spread misinformation and harass specific groups of people.
Mon, 10 Jun, 2019
Five Irish scientists, three of which are Cork based, have been selected by the Irish Research Council to represent the country in the 69th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting in Germany this summer.
Thu, 02 May, 2019
A culture of innate modesty and resilience among jockeys has resulted in a huge
Tue, 12 Mar, 2019
Among the 1,715 University of Limerick students who celebrated their graduations yesterday was Dr Sindy Joyce, who became the first Traveller in Ireland to graduate with a PhD.
Tue, 15 Jan, 2019
Scientists in Cork have identified new blood biomarkers in the umbilical cord that may detect brain injury in newborn babies.
Mon, 07 Jan, 2019
Trinity College Dublin has voiced its concerns about the impact of Brexit on Ireland-UK research links, in a free ad in the Financial Times.
Thu, 01 Nov, 2018
Irish heather honey makers could make a sweeter return on their produce as a result of research showing that it has the same health benefits as one of the most expensive types.
Mon, 03 Sep, 2018
Stephen Cadogan The results of large-scale sugar beet experimental field trials conducted in Cork will help determine if the crop can be revived in Ireland.
Thu, 30 Aug, 2018
Some 220 Magdalene laundry survivors from as far away as Australia and the US are set to attend a historic two-day event next month to enable them to meet and talk to each other.
Tue, 29 May, 2018
NUI Galway has avoided losing out on research funding after securing the first level of an international standard for gender equality.
Wed, 09 May, 2018
The country’s third-level colleges are due to receive a significant overhaul thanks to more than €250m extra being allocated under the Government’s revised capital spending plans.
Thu, 12 Oct, 2017
Tue, 12 Sep, 2017
From human campaigns for social change to nano-science that can revolutionise modern technology, a series of new images showcases the breadth of publicly funded Irish research.
Tue, 29 Aug, 2017
The lack of women in senior positions in third-level colleges remains a problem, despite improvements, the Higher Education Authority has told college presidents.
Thu, 20 Jul, 2017
The Irish space industry took a giant leap forward yesterday as Cork welcomed delegates to the International Space Studies Program, where 320 international professionals, academics and astronauts will spend the next nine weeks in the city.
Tue, 27 Jun, 2017
An Irish astronomer has lead an international discovery to make the most detailed image of the surface of a star.
Mon, 26 Jun, 2017
NUI Galway will host the first conference of the newly launched Digital Cultures Initiative, the first conference in Ireland to focus primarily on literature that is native to digital platforms and ecosystems, such as electronic literature and born-digital literature.
Thu, 11 May, 2017
Tue, 13 Dec, 2016
Only colleges tackling academic gender inequality will be eligible for a slice of an annual €230m public research fund.
Sun, 11 Dec, 2016
THE idea of gender quotas seems almost an anachronism, something clumsily outdated and unnecessary in our shiny, all-in-it-together world.
Sat, 10 Dec, 2016
Mon, 26 Sep, 2016
, a PhD Candidate in the Department of Media Studies at Maynooth University, suggests the recent Maynooth 'scandal' implies that some have not kept pace with changing attitudes to sexuality in wider Irish
Wed, 10 Aug, 2016
Education Minister Richard Bruton has announced appointments to the first board of the Educational Research Centre (ERC) — 10 months after it became a statutory agency.
Thu, 21 Jul, 2016
It’s been almost 50 years since Nasa astronaut Neil Armstrong left the dusty imprints of his lunar boots on the surface of the moon.
Wed, 22 Jun, 2016
The European Space Agency is set to double its Irish workforce, creating more than 1,000 space technology jobs over the next four years.
Wed, 22 Jun, 2016
Soaring interest in the Vikings has prompted an Irish university to try to set up the world’s largest online information service about them.
Fri, 22 Apr, 2016
Thu, 31 Mar, 2016
The head of Maynooth University Department of Anthropology,, says security on its own isn’t a sufficient response to terror, and explains his research into how we humans react to such incidents
Wed, 23 Mar, 2016
A study from NUI Galway has found that older people are more likely to get an emotional and psychological boost from listening to music than younger adults, says
Sat, 19 Mar, 2016
A symposium will be held at University College Cork (UCC) today to mark the 50th anniversary of the Cork-born writer Frank O’Connor’s death and to celebrate his legacy.
Thu, 10 Mar, 2016
A University of Limerick student, from West Cork, is to represent Europe at an international young scientist competition.
Mon, 07 Mar, 2016
Academics and sex workers have hit out at the Turn Off the Red Light campaign aimed at criminalising the buying of sex, with one published paper claiming the campaign “silences other perspectives on prostitution”.
Thu, 03 Mar, 2016
Wed, 02 Mar, 2016
Thu, 25 Feb, 2016
Irish researchers have made an electronics breakthrough which will help improve future space exploration missions.
Wed, 09 Dec, 2015
Wed, 18 Nov, 2015
The first crime prevention seminar of its type in the country has taken place for deaf people.
Thu, 05 Nov, 2015
The cost of raising an autistic child is set to be assessed as part of a national survey by a researcher, who found the average annual cost to families is €6,600.
Sat, 03 Oct, 2015
A free walking tour app of the key sites of the 1916 Easter Rising is set to be launched next April.
Thu, 17 Sep, 2015
The withdrawal of grants for postgraduate studies poses a concerning risk for hard-up students’ chances to progress, says the head of the Higher Education Authority (HEA).
Fri, 21 Aug, 2015
A study which features the views of 100 schoolchildren has found that many of them see First Communion as a significant benchmark in their childhood and a normal part of coming of age and school participation.
Tue, 30 Jun, 2015
The Government has announced €3.9m in funding to support 36 new research jobs.
Fri, 29 May, 2015
A stronger voice may emerge for people with disabilities on legal reforms in areas such as sexual consent, criminal responsibility or medical treatment from a new research project.
Fri, 12 Dec, 2014