Evidence of the legal advice was a major feature of the trial until early March

Much of Anglo trial taken up with legal argument

17 Apr A significant portion of the 11-week trial was taken up by sometimes heated argument in the absence of the jury focusing on the issue of legal advice taken by Anglo at the time of the Maple plan.

Families living in Direct Provision struggle to make ends meet

The long road to freedom

11 Apr The Irish Association of Social Workers has added its voice to calls for an end to Direct Provision for asylum seekers in Ireland, which is 14-years-old this week.

The project aims to draw attention to innovative images

UCD research exhibition to travel to Brussels

04 Mar An exhibition showcasing the range of research at University College Dublin is to travel to Brussels for a European Union Information Centre event after its Dublin run closes this Friday.

Young people are using mobile devices to go online more than ever

Growing up in a digital world

21 Feb 'Growing up in a Digital World' is a news2day special looking at the ways young people are using technology and the opportunities and risks it presents.

Perhaps the world's worst invention - a device to assist with childbirth using centrifugal force

Science Gallery celebrates importance of failures

06 Feb The wheelchair used by the late actor Christopher Reeve prior to his death and boots worn by Ranulph Fiennes on his first failed attempt to scale Mount Everest are among the exhibits at the Science Gallery's new exhibition Fail Better.

Phil Hogan has defended Irish Water costs (Credit: Photocall/Sam Boal)

Phil Hogan, Napoleon and Omelettes

15 Jan For those minded to, Bord Bia's website provides a quick and easy recipe for making an omelette. Actually, it is for making a Classic French Omelette.

Bord Na Móna has thousands of acres of land at its disposal not that far from the Shannon system

Water shortages and flooding issues rumble on

14 Jan The appearance of John Tierney and senior executives of Irish Water before the Oireachtas Environment Committee has focused the attention quite rightly on the way the new national utility company is being run.

Irish Water will be asked to explain its €50m spend

Irish Water facing into two days of committees

13 Jan Just 14 days after Irish Water officially took over responsibility for the country's water services, executives will face their first round of questioning from politicians about how they spent €50m in consultancy fees.

Safehaven Marine builds search-and-rescue vessels at Youghal in east Cork

Storms prove advantageous for Cork company

08 Jan While the storms of recent weeks have wreaked havoc across Ireland, causing millions of euro worth of damage to property, they've also been a godsend to a Co Cork-based boat builder.

Irish student Laura Hegarty (centre) is pictured with European Parliament President Martin Schulz (Pic: Paul Cunningham)

Irish student praises new Erasmus+ programme

11 Dec Irish student Laura Hegarty has attended a ceremony at the European Parliament in Strasbourg where a €14 billion fund to help young people to study in other EU countries was signed into law.