Organisation: National University of Ireland
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A 75-year-old man has had his conviction for raping his granddaughter quashed after reports were obtained to determine whether he was fit to stand trial at the Central Criminal Court more than a year ago.
Mon, 22 Jul, 2019
The presentation of an award in Dingle this week will continue the strong links between Ireland and Gregory Peck, writes.
Tue, 25 Jun, 2019
Plans are underway for the reform of the Seanad, the Taoiseach has said.
Thu, 01 Feb, 2018
The death of medieval historian Donnchadh Ó Corráin has been marked with fond tributes by friends, academics and ex-students.
Fri, 27 Oct, 2017
The founding president of the University of Limerick is sending his honorary doctorate in the post back to the National University of Ireland, after failing to receive a formal response from it.
Fri, 11 Aug, 2017
Former taoiseach Brian Cowen has said he regrets that a quarter of a million people lost their jobs during the recession.
Wed, 26 Jul, 2017
Universities and colleges which train second-level teachers will be required to better regulate the numbers qualifying to teach certain subjects, following criticisms of an historic lack of planning.
Sat, 10 Jun, 2017
Henry Ford initially rejected a proposal from Cork to confer him with an honorary degree, but there were no such problems when his great-grandson was the proud recipient of an Honorary Doctorate from UCC during his recent visit.
Mon, 08 May, 2017
Ford have announced a five-year scholarship with UCC to commemorate 100 years in Ireland.
Sat, 22 Apr, 2017
William Clay Ford Jr was in Cork today where he visited University College Cork.
Fri, 21 Apr, 2017
Ford have announced a new five-year scholarship with UCC to commemorate 100 years in Ireland.
Fri, 21 Apr, 2017
Attempts to give Henry Ford the Freedom of Cork failed to materialise, butreveals how UCC finally honoured the man after some persuasion.
Sat, 15 Apr, 2017
Since the opening of Digital Equipment Corporation in Galway in 1971 its legacy — now in the guise of Hewlett Packard Enterprise — is still as strong as ever, writes.
Fri, 03 Feb, 2017
Daughter of an independent film maker, and niece of an author, Helena has always been encouraged to read and write.
Sat, 31 Dec, 2016
Sat, 24 Dec, 2016
The army is helping to build a robot which will retrieve vital forensic information in the event of a ‘dirty bomb’ or chemical attack.
Mon, 02 May, 2016
LGBT campaigner Fintan Warfield is the first person to be elected to the 25th Seanad.
Tue, 26 Apr, 2016
asks what Constance Markievicz or Dr Kathleen Lynn would make of the position of women in the republic they helped win, and says we’ve lots of work to do yet
Mon, 28 Mar, 2016
Labour has chosen two junior ministers to stand for the upcoming Seanad elections.
Sun, 20 Mar, 2016
Labour’s Seanad nominees will be announced today as the party’s votes are counted.
Fri, 18 Mar, 2016
Padraig MacLochlainn, Jerry Buttimer, and Michael McNamara are among the failed Dáil candidates putting their names forward for the Seanad.
Fri, 04 Mar, 2016
Although the outcome of the general election has yet to be decided with counts beginning today, another group are now looking to a different election.
Sat, 27 Feb, 2016
Family, friends and politicians bade a final farewell to PJ Mara yesterday as the former government press secretary was laid to rest in Co Galway.
Mon, 18 Jan, 2016
A spike in the number of primary school amalgamations could pave the way for divestment of patronage, the Education Minister Jan O’Sullivan has said.
Mon, 21 Dec, 2015
Wed, 28 Oct, 2015
International students in Europe are happiest with their experience in Ireland, according to the online study choice platform, StudyPortals.
Thu, 17 Sep, 2015
Three Irish universities are to benefit from a €2m grant from the Blackstone Charitable Foundation.
Wed, 01 Jul, 2015
The shutting of bank doors in a eurozone country yesterday may not have riled markets, but there is no doubt that Europe’s big powers and Greece’s official creditors — the IMF and the European Central Bank — are still taking serious risks.
Tue, 30 Jun, 2015
Books of condolence opened in Dublin, Cork, and Galway as flags on state buildings flew at half mast.
Thu, 18 Jun, 2015
Cork’s landmark Shandon bells are set to rock as part of a simultaneous citywide acoustic tribute marking the 20th anniversary of the death of legendary blues-rock guitarist Rory Gallagher.
Fri, 05 Jun, 2015
Three men appeared before a sitting of the non-jury Special Criminal Court at the weekend, charged with membership of the IRA among other offences.
Mon, 18 May, 2015
Last week, a reader wrote, “Sir, I live in West Cork since four months. I come from Brittany.
Mon, 16 Feb, 2015
There is no evidence that humans emit pheromones to lure sexual partners, but our natural body scents can be highly attractive, says
Sat, 14 Feb, 2015
Education Minister Jan O’Sullivan says she cannot get involved in the dispute in which lecturers at institutes of technology in Cork and Tralee are moving towards industrial action over a planned merger.
Thu, 12 Feb, 2015
Politicians, academics, journalists, and the public have been paying tribute to current affairs mastermind Brian Farrell who died yesterday morning.
Tue, 11 Nov, 2014
Prevention is better than cure: That's the message from doctors today in relation to the whooping cough.
Fri, 09 May, 2014
The Health and Safety Authority has launched an investigation after 25 children were exposed to potentially dangerous chemicals at a university swimming pool.
Wed, 12 Mar, 2014
An app focusing on the link between Parkinson’s disease treatments and music could soon be available to sufferers as a result of breakthrough Irish research.
Tue, 14 Jan, 2014
Christmas had to come a little early for Gary Hurley this week as the National University of Ireland, Maynooth golfer got his yuletide celebrations done in good time for a dash across the Atlantic and a prestigious date with some of the amateur game’s leading lights.
Tue, 24 Dec, 2013
Children risk serious illness and could even die if they are not vaccinated for tetanus, the HSE has warned.
Wed, 18 Dec, 2013
A teenage violin virtuoso has taken a huge step towards a career in music after winning the country’s largest classical music competition for second-level students.
Tue, 19 Nov, 2013
Commodore Mark Mellett is set to become the most senior Irish naval officer in the history of the State following his appointment as Deputy Chief of Staff (Support) of the Defence Forces.
Thu, 07 Nov, 2013
Taoiseach Enda Kenny has confirmed Ireland will exit its strict bailout programme on December 15.
Sat, 12 Oct, 2013