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15 April 2015 3:46 news

Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks (1936): Katie Roche, by Teresa Deevy (1894-1963)

In the 1930s Teresa Deevy was a star Abbey writer. Then, suddenly, she was dropped. Were the questions she raised about the lives of Irish women too difficult to face?

15 April 2015 3:33 news

Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks(1937): Come Gather Round Me Parnellites, by Jack B Yeats

The Cuala Press ‘Broadsides’ offered the first collaboration in many years between the painter and his poet brother, WB Yeats

13 April 2015 12:28 news

Companies and third-level institutions part of US-Ireland research awards

Fifteen companies and higher education institutions have been shortlisted for the inaugural US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards.

09 April 2015 2:49 news

A link between physics, maths and the Mayans

Prof Werner Nahm’s work in blending a rigorous mathematical discipline with theories about how the universe formed has had an international impact, and he is also an authority on Mayan texts.

07 April 2015 2:32 news

Unthinkable: Is rewiring the brain the answer to ethics?

Ignoring developments in neuroscience means neglecting a chance to become more ethical, argues Prof William T O’Connor.

02 April 2015 2:22 news

UCD to host major Easter Rising conference in 2016

Event will give global context to 1916 as part of university’s centenary commemorations.

28 March 2015 3:52 news

Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks (1935): The Death of Cúchulainn, by Oliver Sheppard (1865-1941)

The sculptor’s famous statue, at the GPO in Dublin, shows how hard it is to fix a historic moment in Irish culture.

24 March 2015 3:57 news

Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks (1934) – Devoted Ladies, by Molly Keane

The playwright and novelist demythologised the world of the Irish big house, depicting its decline with a masterly combination of light touch and heavy heart.

19 March 2015 3:34 news

Art and Architecture of Ireland

Time to celebrate our art - Art and Architecture of Ireland featured in the Irish Independent.

18 March 2015 2:19 news

Funding basic research in science

Sir, – As scientists in Ireland and Irish scientists abroad, we are committed to making our contribution to Ireland’s recovery by doing the best and most innovative research possible.

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