Saturday June 13, 2015
Yeats Day celebrations are under way in Sligo to mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of William Butler Yeats, in the county which the poet considered his spiritual home.
Sunday June 07, 2015
Saudi Arabia's supreme court has upheld a sentence of ten years in jail and 1,000 lashes against blogger Raif Badawi on charges of insulting Islam, according to his wife.
Friday June 05, 2015
Eight of the ten men supposedly convicted and jailed for attempting to murder Pakistani schoolgirl activist Malala Yousafzai were actually cleared, officials said this morning.
Sunday May 24, 2015
Wednesday May 13, 2015
After nearly three-decades of searching, scientists have detected a telltale change in a sub-atomic particle, further backing a key theory about the Universe.
Thursday April 23, 2015
Hubble, the first telescope to revolutionise modern astronomy and change our view of the universe by offering glimpses of distant galaxies, marks its 25th year in space today.
Tuesday April 14, 2015
Nigeria's President-elect Muhammadu Buhari has vowed to make every effort to free more than 200 schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram militants a year ago.
Monday April 13, 2015
A round-up of other stories from around Ireland and the world.
Sunday April 05, 2015
The world's biggest particle collider is back in operation after a two-year upgrade, the European Organisation for Nuclear Research said.
Thursday January 15, 2015
The Government will have to increase its spending on science and research significantly in the future, the Minister of State with responsibility for the area has conceded.